Sunday, January 3, 2016
KFC Yum! Center
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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons travel to KFC Yum! Center to play the Louisville Cardinals on Sunday, January 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has Louisville as 17 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 149.
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The Demon Deacons come into this game with an overall record of 9-3 and a road record of 3-0. They are 4-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-6. The Cardinals have an overall record of 11-2 and a home record of 10-0. They have an over/under record of 4-5 and they are 6-3 against the spread.
Devin Thomas comes into this contest averaging 16.6 points per game while playing 27.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Demon Deacons. He pulls down 10.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is currently at 59%. Bryant Crawford averages 13.9 points per game in 30.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.8 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game for Wake Forest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Damion Lee averages 18.1 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per contest this year for the Cardinals. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Trey Lewis averages 14.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Wake Forest averages 78.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 72nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 123rd. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 212th in the country. They average 40.4 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game which ranks them 41st and 175th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 315th with 14.9 per game. The Demon Deacons allow 78.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 274th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 206th and 158th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35 rebounds a game which ranks 115th and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 144th place in the country. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 300th in the Division 1.
Louisville averages 85.1 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 27.7 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them sitting in the 6th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 69th in the nation. They average 42.8 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per contest which ranks them 11th and 93rd respectively. In the turnover department the Cardinals rank 44th with 11.2 per game. The Cardinals allow 57.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the country. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 46th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 28.2 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 9.8 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the nation. The Cardinals force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 32nd in college basketball.
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 4-6 against the spread
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 4-6 against the over/under
Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 6-3 against the spread
The Louisville Cardinals are 4-5 against the over/under
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
11/14/15 C Andre Washington Redshirt out for season
Louisville Cardinals Injuries
12/20/15 C Mangok Mathiang Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
01/02/16 G Trey Lewis Ankle is downgraded to expected to miss Sunday vs. Wake Forest
Josh's Pick: Take Wake Forest
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