Wake Forest at North Carolina State Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 11/11/2014
Saturday, November 15, 2014
CarterFinley Stadium in Raleigh
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On Saturday, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (2-7) will try to get their first ACC win of the season when they face the North Carolina State Wolfpack (5-5). The Demon Deacons were able to beat the Wolfpack 28-13 at home last season.
Last Thursday, Wake Forest lost their fifth straight game when they were beaten 34-20 by Clemson on their home field. They only finished with 119 total yards in that game, which included just seven yards on the ground.
The Demon Deacons are currently the worst rushing team in the nation with just 31.4 rushing yards per game. Wide receiver E.J. Scott has caught 37 passes this season for 384 yards and four touchdowns. Quarterback John Wolford has struggled by throwing for just 1,465 yards with nine touchdowns and 13 interceptions.
NC State gave up 35 points in the first half of their game against Georgia Tech last weekend and ended up losing 56-23. They turned the ball over three times in that game and their defense gave up 549 yards.
The Wolfpack have scored 28.1 points per game, but they have also given up 30.4 points per game to their opponents. Quarterback Jacoby Brissett has had a good season so far by throwing for 2,195 yards with 18 touchdowns and just five interceptions. Running back Shadrach Thornton has averaged 5.2 yards per carry and has 540 yards with seven touchdowns.
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 5-4-0 Against the Spread
Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 2-6-0 against the Over/Under
North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
North Carolina State Wolfpack are 5-5-0 Against the Spread
North Carolina State Wolfpack are 4-5-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Wake Forest Demon Deacons
11/05/14 Backup QB Tyler Cameron Personal left the team
10/12/14 WR Matt James Hand out indefinitely
09/27/14 LS Logan Feimster Performance has left team
09/18/14 Backup QB Travis Smith Personal has left team
09/12/14 C Cody Preble Dismissed has been dismissed
09/12/14 RB Dominique Gibson Dismissed has been dismissed
08/22/14 TE Zach Gordon Head out indefinitely
08/04/14 DL Johnny Garcia ACL out for season
08/02/14 DB James Ward Leg out indefinitely
North Carolina State Wolfpack
11/09/14 DT T.Y. McGill Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Wake Forest
10/18/14 WR NaQuan Brown Leg out for season
08/28/14 LB Coult Culler Undisclosed out indefinitely
08/28/14 LB Ty Linton Knee out indefinitely
08/11/14 LB M.J. Salahuddin Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take NC State
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