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Wake Forest Demon Deacons at North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Preview – Jan 22, 2024

It’s the Wake Forest Demon Deacons and the North Carolina Tar Heels on Monday in College Basketball action. Wake Forest comes into the affair with a 13-5 mark on the season. The Demon Deacons beat Louisville at home on Saturday. Wake Forest is 8-2 over their last 10 games.

For the North Carolina Tar Heels, they picked up another win on Saturday. The Tar Heels are 15-3 on the season, and have won their last 8 games. North Carolina remains unbeaten in ACC play.

The Tar Heels are -8.5 over Wake Forest in this game. The total for the affair is set at 154.5.

Wake Forest Seeking Huge Road Win

Wake Forest has five losses on the season, and have not been able to get anything going consistently in January. The Demon Deacons lost at Florida State and North Carolina State, while beating Miami, Virginia and Louisville at home. The two early season losses for the Demon Deacons came at Georgia, with Utah and LSU.

The Demon Deacons are scoring 80.6 points per game. Wake Forest is 22nd in the country in three point percentage, as they are making over 38% of their shots. Kevin Miller leads the team in scoring with 17.8 points per game, while Hunter Sallis is second with more than 17.5 per game as well.

After this game for Wake Forest, they will play at Pittsburgh to end January. Following that, the Demon Deacons will host Syracuse, and then head out on the road to Georgia Tech on February 6th.

Tar Heels Poised to Be Title Contender

North Carolina is led by RJ Davis and Armando Bacot. The combination is combining for more than 35 points per game. Davis leads with 20.5 per game, while Bacot is over 10 rebounds per game. Harrison Ingram and Cormac Ryan are also scoring double digits per game for North Carolina.

The Tar Heels have just three losses on the season. THe first loss was on Thanksgiving to Villanova. After that, North Carolina lost back to back games at Connecticut and Kentucky. North Carolina ranks 20th in all of College Basketball in offense. The Tar Heels are scoring 83.9 points per game.

North Carolina is on the road at Florida State and Georgia State to finish up January. The Tar Heels will start the month of February with a home game against Duke on February 3rd and the Clemson Tigers on the 6th.

Tar Heels Top Demon Deacons

This should be a really fun College Basketball game. The Atlantic Coast Conference is going to be a fun race to finish the season. Look for Wake Forest and North Carolina to trade blows for a while, but when push comes to shove, the Tar Heels are going to win this game. When we go to bet on this game, we are taking the North Carolina Tar Heels. Bet North Carolina -8.5 at home in this game. Enjoy this game and best of luck with all your College Basketball betting!

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