Saturday, November 14, 2015
Notre Dame Stadium
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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Saturday at Notre Dame Stadium. The opening line for this game has Notre Dame as 27 point favorites and the over/under was set at 51.
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Wake Forest was led in passing last game by John Wolford, who finished with 131 yards through the air. He went 6 for 19 on the game, good for a 32% completion percentage. Matt Colburn was the rushing leader for the Demon Deacons last game. He carried the ball 11 times for an average of 2 yards per carry and ended with 24 yards. Tabari Hines led the team in receiving with 3 receptions for 82 yards. He had an average of 27 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Wake Forest got a total of 11 first downs by way of 2 rushing, 7 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 62 total plays for 266 yards for the game. The Demon Deacons ran for 40 yards on 32 attempts.
Notre Dame was led in passing last game by DeShone Kizer, who finished with 262 yards through the air. He went 19 for 26 on the game, good for a 73% completion percentage. Josh Adams was the rushing leader for the Fighting Irish last game. He carried the ball 20 times for an average of 7 yards per carry and ended with 147 yards. William Fuller led the team in receiving with 7 receptions for 152 yards. He had an average of 22 yards per reception in the contest. Notre Dame got a total of 22 first downs by way of 11 rushing, 11 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 68 total plays for 437 yards for the game. The Fighting Irish ran for 175 yards on 42 attempts.
Wake Forest is averaging a total of 18.7 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 36 passes per game and completing 19.8 of them for a 54.9 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 229.9 yards per game through the air as well. The Demon Deacons carry the ball for an average of 110.7 yards per game on 35.3 attempts for an average of 3.1 yards per carry this season. They also run 71.3 plays per contest and average 4.8 yards per play for an average of 340.6 yards per game. The Demon Deacons are averaging 19.1 first downs per game and they accumulate 44.3 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties.
Wake Forest gives up an average of 184.2 passing yards and 23 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 14.6 completions per game on 24.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 59. The Demon Deacons allow 160.9 rushing yards per game on 38 carries for a 4.2 average per play. Wake Forest allows 345.1 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play. They force 0.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.8 penalties for 68.1 yards per game.
Notre Dame is accumulating 37.1 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 29.3 passes per game and complete 19.1 of them for a 65.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 267.9 yards per game through the air as well. The Fighting Irish carry the ball for an average of 221.1 yards per game on 38.9 attempts for an average of 5.7 yards per carry. They also run 68.2 plays per game and average 7.2 yards per play for a total of 489 yards per game. The Fighting Irish get an average of 23 first downs per game and they average 47.8 penalty yards per game via 5.6 penalties.
Notre Dame gives up 198.3 passing yards per outing and 23.1 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 15.6 completions on 30 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 51.9. The Fighting Irish allow 166.7 rushing yards per contest on 35.4 carries for a 4.7 average per rush. Notre Dame allows 365 total yards per game for an average of 5.6 yards per play. They force 1.2 turnovers per contest and 5.3 penalties for 51.6 yards in each contest.
Wake Forest Betting Trends
Wake Forest is 4-4-1 against the over/under so far this season
Wake Forest has an ATS record of 4-5-0 this season
Notre Dame Betting Trends
Notre Dame is 5-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Notre Dame has an ATS record of 7-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/05/15 FB Charles Argenzio Ankle out for season
10/07/15 Backup RB Rocky Reid Ankle out for season
11/08/15 RB C.J. Prosise Head injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Wake Forest
10/18/15 OL Alex Bars Ankle out for season
09/21/15 DB Drue Tranquill ACL out for season
09/15/15 TE Durham Smythe Shoulder out for season
09/13/15 QB Malik Zaire Ankle out for season
09/06/15 RB Tarean Folston Knee out for season
08/28/15 DL Ishaq Williams Eligibility out for season
08/27/15 DB Shaun Crawford Knee out for season
08/15/15 DL Jarron Jones Knee out for season
08/13/15 RB Greg Bryant Eligibility out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Wake Forest
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