North Carolina vs Wake Forest: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 20, 2021

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are expected to extend a five-game losing streak when they visit the North Carolina Tar Heels as  underdogs at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday, January 20 at Dean E. Smith Center. The contest airs on ACCN. The matchup’s over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 20, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

North Carolina Betting Information

  • With a mark of 4-8-1, North Carolina has a losing record against the spread this season.
  • The Tar Heels have a winning record against the spread when favored by 11.5 points or more, going 2-1 this season.
  • North Carolina and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 4 of 13 games this season (30.8%).
  • The Tar Heels fell 82-75 to Florida State in their last outing on Saturday. RJ Davis scored a team-high 16 points in the loss. They failed to cover the spread as 4-point underdogs, and the teams combined to go over the 143.5 point total.

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

North Carolina Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Armando Bacot 13 11.2 7.8 0.5 0.4 0.7 0.0
Garrison Brooks 13 10.7 7.4 1.5 0.9 1.0 0.2
Caleb Love 13 9.5 2.2 3.0 0.9 0.4 0.9
Day’Ron Sharpe 13 9.4 7.7 1.5 1.0 0.9 0.0
RJ Davis 13 9.2 2.8 2.3 0.4 0.0 1.2

Wake Forest Betting Information

  • The Demon Deacons have outpaced the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 4-3.
  • The Demon Deacons hold an even 1-1 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 11.5-point underdog.
  • Three of the Demon Deacons seven games (42.9%) this season have failed to hit the over on the point total.
  • The Demon Deacons lost to Virginia Tech 64-60 but covered the spread as 7-point underdogs, while going under the 140 point total in their most recent game on Sunday. Ismael Massoud put up a team-high 12 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
Daivien Williamson 8 11.4 2.6 2.9 1.6 0.0 0.8
Isaiah Mucius 8 10.3 5.4 0.1 0.8 0.1 0.5
Ismael Massoud 8 9.4 3.4 0.3 0.4 0.1 1.9
Ody Oguama 6 9.3 3.7 0.7 0.8 0.2 0.0
Jonah Antonio 7 7.7 2.3 0.9 1.3 0.1 2.1

Total Facts

  • North Carolina’s games this season have gone over the point total for Wednesday’s matchup (141 points) in four out of 13 opportunities (30.8% of matchups).
  • Three Wake Forest games this year (37.5% of its matchups) finished with a final total greater than Wednesday’s over/under of 141 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 143.2 points per game, 2.2 points more than the total of 141 for this matchup.
  • This matchup’s point total is 4.9 fewer points than the 136.1 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • The Tar Heels have seen a 142.7 average over/under in their games this season, 1.7 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Demon Deacons games have an over/under of 136.6 points this season, 4.4 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
3/3/2020 North Carolina North Carolina -8 152 -385 +291 Regular Season 93-83 UNC
2/11/2020 North Carolina Wake Forest -2 150 -132 +107 Regular Season 74-57 WAKE
2/16/2019 N/A Wake Forest N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 95-57 UNC

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