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Wake Forest Demon Deacons at Miami Hurricanes 2/15/20 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

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Game Miami Hurricanes vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Date & Time Saturday February 15, 2020, 2:00 PM (EST)
Watsco Center Coral Gables, FL
Latest odds
MIA -3 Total 150.5
TV Channel

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons hit the road for a matchup with the Miami (FL) Hurricanes.  The Demon Deacons are (11-13), coming off a 74-57 win over North Carolina.  The Hurricanes are (12-12), after blowing out Boston College at home, 85-58.

In the Demon Deacons win over North Carolina, Wake Forest was guided throughout the game by Brandon Childress.  Childress snagged a double-double, totaling 14 points, 3 rebounds, while adding 10 assists.  Wake Forest connected on 43% from the floor and 39% from distance.  The Demon Deacons won the game from 3-point range, out scoring UNC 27 to 3.  Wake Forest held North Carolina to 6% from distance on 16 attempts.

The Demon Deacons have been led this season by Childress.  Childress is averaging 15 . points, 3 rebounds, and nearly 5 assists per game.  Olivier Sarr is one rebound shy of averaging a double-double per game, totaling 12.8 points and 9 rebounds per contest.  Wake Forest has 4 players finishing with double figures on average per game. 

In the Hurricanes win over Boston College, Miami was led on offense by Isaiah Wong.  Wong registered 21 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 assists.  The Hurricanes converted on a sizzling 58% from the floor and 40% from long range.  Miami held Boston College to 37% from the floor and 21% from deep.  The Hurricanes allowed 15 offensive rebounds, while committing 11 turnovers, which helped lead to Boston College attempting 10 more shots from the floor.  

The Hurricanes are led by Chris Lykes, finishing with over 15 points and 2.5 assists per game.  Dejan Vasilijevic is recording 14 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 1 assist per game in his average of 34 minutes of action.  


Recent Betting Trends

  • Demon Deacons are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games.
  • Demon Deacons are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games.
  • The over s 11-4 in Demon Deacons last 15 games.
  • Hurricanes are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games.
  • Hurricanes are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games.
  • The over is 6-2 in Hurricanes last 8 games. 
Free Pick:
Over 150.5

Wake Forest has not been good on the road this season, having gone 1-8 in true road games thus far.  Miami has posted a 7-4 record at home.  The Hurricanes have a slight advantage in this series last 10 meetings, having gone 6-4. Miami does not commit that many turnovers when at home, turning the ball over less than 13 times.  Wake Forest when on the road, is not very active in the passing lanes, as the Demon Deacons rank 340th in fewest turnovers per game.  Wake Forest is giving up over 74 points per game when on the road.  Miami has seen their offense post back to back games with over 80 points.  The Hurricanes rank 304th in scoring defense.  The over has been profitable for both teams in their last 8 to 15 games.  I'll take the over here, as Miami likes to get up and down the floor and give up as many points as they score.  Final score prediction, Miami will win and the total goes over, 82-77.   

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