Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Dean Smith Center
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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons travel to Dean Smith Center to play the North Carolina Tar Heels on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has North Carolina as 17 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 166.
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The Demon Deacons come into this game with an overall record of 10-7 and a road record of 3-2. They are 5-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-8. The Tar Heels have an overall record of 16-2 and a home record of 10-0. They have an over/under record of 13-5 and they are 7-9 against the spread.
Devin Thomas comes into this contest averaging 16.4 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Demon Deacons. He pulls down 10.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is currently at 59%. Bryant Crawford averages 12.4 points per game in 29 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.5 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game for Wake Forest. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Brice Johnson averages 16.1 points per game while playing 26.2 minutes per contest this year for the Tar Heels. He grabs 9.7 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 64% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Marcus Paige averages 14.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Wake Forest averages 76.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 91st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 127th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 218th in the country. They average 39.1 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game which ranks them 56th and 147th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 290th with 14.4 per game. The Demon Deacons allow 79 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 303rd in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 238th and 201st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 121st and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 152nd place in the country. They force 10.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 324th in the Division 1.
North Carolina averages 86.4 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 15.5 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 10th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 240th in the nation. They average 40.9 rebounds per game and 18.9 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 5th respectively. In the turnover department the Tar Heels rank 23rd with 10.7 per game. The Tar Heels allow 70.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 152nd in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 112th and 313th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.6 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 89th place in the nation. The Tar Heels force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 112th in college basketball.
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 5-9 against the spread
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 7-8 against the over/under
North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 7-9 against the spread
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 13-5 against the over/under
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
11/14/15 C Andre Washington Redshirt out for season
North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Wake Forest
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