Duke vs Wake Forest: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 9, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 9, 2021

The No. 21 Duke Blue Devils (4-2) are at home in ACC play against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (3-2) on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 12:00 PM ET. The Blue Devils are double-digit favorites by 12.5 points in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The matchup has a point total of 143.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 9, 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, playing to a record of 1-4 against the spread.
  • When favored by at least 12.5 points, the Blue Devils are 0-1 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • In 60% of their games this season (3/5), the Blue Devils and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.

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 6 18.5 8.2 1.2 0.7 0.8 2.0
DJ Steward 6 12.8 5.2 2.5 1.5 0.7 1.8
Jalen Johnson 4 11.5 8.3 1.8 1.0 2.0 0.8
Jeremy Roach 6 9.2 2.3 3.3 1.3 0.0 0.7
Jordan Goldwire 6 7.5 3.2 3.8 2.5 0.2 0.8

Wake Forest Betting Information

  • Wake Forest has played as expected this season with an even 2-2 record ATS.
  • When playing as at least a 12.5-point underdog, the Demon Deacons manage an even 1-1 record against the spread.
  • In four games this season, the Demon Deacons covered the total points bet in 50% of their games.
  • The Demon Deacons lost to Virginia 70-61 but covered the spread as 14-point underdogs, while hitting the over on the 123 point total on Wednesday in their most recent game. Jonah Antonio scored a team-high 14 points in the loss.

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
Isaiah Mucius 5 11.8 5.2 0.0 1.0 0.2 0.4
Jonah Antonio 4 10.0 2.5 0.5 1.5 0.3 3.0
Ody Oguama 3 9.0 4.3 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
Daivien Williamson 5 8.8 3.2 3.0 1.4 0.0 0.6
Ismael Massoud 5 7.8 2.6 0.4 0.6 0.0 1.8

Total Facts

  • In Duke’s matchups this season, the Blue Devils and their opponents have gone over Saturday’s over/under of 143.5 points four times (66.7% of opportunities).
  • In one out of Wake Forest’s five games this season (20%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the point total in Saturday’s matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 148.7 points per game, 5.2 points more than the point total of 143.5 for this game.
  • The 134.3 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 9.2 fewer than the 143.5 over/under in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Blue Devils games is 147 points, 3.5 more than the over/under of 143.5 points for this contest.
  • Demon Deacons games have an over/under of 136 points this season, 7.5 points fewer than the total points bet for this contest.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
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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