Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Duke Blue Devils Prediction, 11/21/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Duke Blue Devils
Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020
Location: Wallace Wade Stadium
TV: ACC Network
Odds/Point Spread: Wake Forest (-6.5)
Sam Hartman and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (4-3) head to Wallace Wade Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the Duke Blue Devils (2-6). Wake Forest opens this contest as 6.5-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 62.5.
In the last game they played, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons played the North Carolina Tar Heels and left there with a loss by a score of 59-53. Sam Hartman went 29/45 with 429 yards via the pass and completed 4 TD's. He walked away with no picks. Christian Beal-Smith paced the team on the ground for that contest. He broke a long run for 37 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He scurried for 120 yards via 17 carries which gave him an average of 7.1 yards per tote. Donavon Greene was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 170 yards on 8 receptions. He had an average of 21.3 yards per reception for that contest.
The Demon Deacons have attained 3,132 total yards for the year. As a team they're holding an average of 175.7 yards in the run game ranking them 53rd in the nation. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Wake Forest has compiled 9 passing touchdowns and 21 touchdowns via the ground. Regarding putting the ball in the endzone, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons hold an average of 39.3 PPG. The Demon Deacons sit in 79th in Division 1 regarding team defense, allowing 29.7 points per game. The opposition is running for 4.6 yards per run and 182.0 rushing yards per game for the campaign. Over the course of this season, they have allowed 1,274 rushing yards through 7 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Demon Deacons have conceded 1,928 yards which puts them in 121st in the nation. In their 7 games played, they have allowed 275.4 yards per outing through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 62.4%. Over the course of this year, they are conceding 457.4 yards per contest which puts them 112th in Division 1.
For his college career, Hartman has thrown for a total of 4,496 yards with 28 TD's and 10 picks. Since his college career started, he has attempted running the football 188 times for a total of 344 yards. He has a quarterback rating of 135.2 with a TD percentage of 4.8% and an interception percentage of 1.7%. He is averaging 224.8 yards per game. Sam Hartman has completed 338 of his career 583 tosses for a completion percentage of 58.0%.
In their last contest, the Duke Blue Devils faced the North Carolina Tar Heels and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 56-24. Mataeo Durant paced the team on the ground in this game. He tore off a long run of 46 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown in this contest. He ran for a total of 132 yards via 11 carries which gave him an average of 12.0 yards per tote. Darrell Harding Jr. led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 70 yards on 5 catches. He notched an average of 14.0 yards per catch in this game. Chase Brice went 11/23 with 155 yards through the air but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He threw 1 interception on the day.
When looking at this team's ability to score points, the Blue Devils sit 85th in college football averaging 25.6 PPG. During this campaign to this point, the Blue Devils have thrown for 1,858 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 232.3 throwing yards per outing, which has them sitting 67th in D-1. They maintain an average of 169.4 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 1,355 yards for the year. The Duke Blue Devils hold an average of 401.6 yards/game which has them ranked 64th in the country. The Blue Devils are giving up 32.4 points per game, which has them 92nd in college football. In total, they have allowed 259 pts. Duke has given up a total of 1,435 yards rushing (179.4 yards per game) and 18 touchdowns by way of the ground game so far this year. They have allowed 14 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 236.1 yards/contest, which has them sitting 78th in D-1.
Brice has thrown 16 touchdowns compared to 16 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown percentage is 4.0% and his interception rate is 4.0%. He has rushed for 263 yards on 95 attempts. He averages 88.3 yards per game through the air with a 118.2 QB rating. During the 31 contests in his collegiate career, Chase Brice has completed 228 of 405 tries for a total of 2,737 yds.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Blue Devils +6.5 and over 62.5 total points
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