Duke vs Wake Forest: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 17, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 17, 2021

ACC opponents square off when the Duke Blue Devils visit the Wake Forest Demon Deacons at Lawrence Joel Coliseum, tipping off at 8:30 PM ET on Wednesday, February 17. The Blue Devils are  favorites in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The matchup’s over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 17, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Duke Betting Information

  • Duke has managed to cover the spread in less than half its games this season, putting together a record of 4-11 against the spread.
  • When favored by at least 6 points, the Blue Devils are 1-5 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • The Blue Devils and their opponents have hit the over in 9 of 15 games this season (60%).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Duke Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Matthew Hurt 16 18.1 6.5 1.2 0.6 0.6 2.3
DJ Steward 16 13.0 4.1 2.3 1.1 0.7 1.8
Jalen Johnson 13 11.2 6.0 2.2 1.2 1.2 0.6
Wendell Moore 16 9.6 4.4 1.9 0.9 0.1 0.9
Jeremy Roach 16 9.3 2.3 2.6 1.1 0.0 0.9

Wake Forest Betting Information

  • Wake Forest has regularly covered the spread this season with a record ATS of 10-4.
  • The Demon Deacons hold an even 1-1 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 6-point underdog.
  • In 14 games this season, the Demon Deacons covered the total points bet in 50% of their games.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Wake Forest Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Daivien Williamson 15 12.7 2.5 2.8 1.5 0.1 1.4
Isaiah Mucius 15 10.3 5.3 0.5 0.4 0.3 1.2
Ody Oguama 13 9.2 6.0 0.6 0.6 0.2 0.0
Ismael Massoud 15 8.7 3.6 0.3 0.5 0.1 1.8
Jonah Antonio 14 7.6 2.4 1.0 0.9 0.1 2.1

Total Facts

  • Duke and its opponents have gone over Wednesday’s 145.5 total in eight out of 16 games (50%) this year.
  • In Wake Forest’s games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Wednesday’s matchup total in five out of 15 matchups (33.3%).
  • The total for the game of 145.5 is 0.4 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Blue Devils (75.6 points per game) and the Demon Deacons (70.3 points per game).
  • This game’s total is 3.3 fewer points than the 142.2 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • The Blue Devils have seen a 147.9 average over/under in their games this season, 2.4 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 5.2 points separates this game’s over/under (145.5 points) and the average total points bet in Demon Deacons games (140.3 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/9/2021 Duke Duke -13.5 143.5 -1250 +728 Regular Season 79-68 DUKE
2/25/2020 Duke Wake Forest -11.5 152.5 -760 +513 Regular Season 113-101 WAKE
1/11/2020 N/A Duke N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 90-59 DUKE
3/5/2019 N/A Duke N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 71-70 DUKE
1/8/2019 N/A Wake Forest N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 87-65 DUKE

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