North Carolina vs. Wake Forest Prediction, Odds: 2023 College Basketball Picks, Feb 7 Betting by Proven Model
The North Carolina Tar Heels are looking to catch a two-game losing streak against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons Tuesday night at the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Tar Heels (15-8, 7-5 ACC), who lost 63-57 at Duke, have won nine of their last 11 encounters with Wake Forest. The Demon Deacons (15-9, 7-6), who defeated Notre Dame 81-64 on Saturday, have lost four of their last five games. UNC defeated Wake Forest 88-79 in the first matchup of the year on January 4.
The notice from the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem, NC is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. UNC leads all-time streak 164-68, including a 55-33 record at Winston-Salem. The Tar Heels are the 1-point favorites in the latest Caesars Sportsbook North Carolina v Wake Forest odds, while the over/under for total points is set at 153 College Basketball Predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.
The SportsLine projection model simulates each Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. The model enters week 14 of the 57-37 season with top-flight college basketball picks and grossing over $1,000 for $100 players. Everyone who has followed him has seen huge returns.
Now the model has set their sights on UNC vs. Wake Forest and just laid down their picks and CBB predictions. You can now go to SportsLine to see the model selection. Here are several college basketball odds and betting lines for Wake Forest vs. UNC:
- Spread between North Carolina and Wake Forest: North Carolina -1
- North Carolina vs Wake Forest Over/Under: 153 points
- Money line between North Carolina and Wake Forest: Wake Forest -105, North Carolina -115
- UNC: The Under is 7-0 aggregate in the last seven games of the Tar Heels
- WF: The Demon Deacons have played 4-0 against the spread in their last four Tuesday games
- North Carolina vs. Wake Forest tips: See tips at SportsLine
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Why North Carolina can cover
Senior forward Armando Bacot powers the Tar Heels, averaging a double-double. In 22 games, all starts, he averages 17.5 points, 11.3 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.1 blocks per game. He had 14 points and 10 rebounds at Duke on Saturday. It was his 14th double-double of the year. His best game of the season was a performance of 28 points and 15 rebounds in an 89-84 overtime win over Ohio State on December 17.
Junior guard Caleb Love had 12 points and four assists in Saturday’s loss to Duke. It was his eighth straight game in which he has scored in double digits and 20th time this year. His highest score was 34 points in a 103-101 four overtime loss to Alabama on November 27. For the season, he averaged 16.3 points, 3.5 rebounds, three assists and 1.2 steals per game.
Why Wake Forest can cover
Senior guard Tyree Appleby helps lead the Demon Deacons offense with a team-high 18 points per game. He also averages six assists, 3.3 rebounds and 1.6 steals. He connects 44% of his field goals, including 37.5% from 3-point range and 83.6% from the foul line. He has double-digit points in each of his last 15 games and in 22 games of the year, including a season-high 32 points in Wisconsin on Nov. 29. He scored 27 points in a 75-73 loss to Duke on January 31st.
Junior Guard Damari Monsanto pulls off a monster performance at Notre Dame on Saturday. He scored 28 points, grabbed seven rebounds, dished out an assist and added a block. In the first matchup in North Carolina on Jan. 4, he scored 17 points while recording seven rebounds, one assist and three steals. In 23 games, including 17 starts, he averaged 13.7 points, 3.5 rebounds and a steal.
How to do Wake Forest vs. UNC picks
SportsLine’s model leans overall and projects 151 combined points. The model also says that one side of the scatter hits in over 70% of the simulations. You can only see the model selection at SportsLine.
So who will win UNC vs Wake Forest? And which side of the spread applies in over 70% of the simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread you need to jump to, all from the model who crushed his college basketball picks, and find out.
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