Wake Forest vs. Louisville - 10/12/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Wake Forest vs. Louisville - 10/12/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

Louisville Cardinals (2-2) at Wake Forest Demon Deacons (5-0)

College Football: Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 7:30 pm (BB&T Field)

The Line: Wake Forest Demon Deacons -6.5 -- Over/Under: 64.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Louisville Cardinals and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons will match up on the college football field Saturday. 

Louisville comes in here at 3-2 on the year. The Cardinals have recorded losses to Notre Dame and Florida State this year but otherwise gotten wins over Eastern Kentucky, Western Kentucky and Boston College. 

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In the win over BC, Javian Hawkins rushed for 172 yards and a TD to lead the Cardinals, and Seth Dawkins put up 170 yards and a TD on six catches. Malik Cunningham and Evan Conley combined for a pair of passing touchdowns in that one as well. 

Over on the Wake Forest side, they’re rolling at 5-0 so far. 

In the game five victory, Wake Forest QB Jamie Newman had 243 yards, two TDs and a pick, and also led the rush with 102 yards. Scotty Washington was the top receiver for the Deacons there with 94 yards on five grabs. 

The Cardinals are 7-19 ATS versus a team with a winning record and 7-19 ATS in their last 26 after an ATS loss. Louisville is 7-20-1 ATS in their last 28 on turf and 6-20 ATS in their last 26 in October. 

Meanwhile, the Deacons are 3-0-1 ATS in their last four after an ATS loss and 4-1 ATS versus a team with a winning record. Wake is 3-1-1 ATS in their last five after a straight-up win and 2-5 ATS in their last seven after a bye week. 

Louisville has scored a combined 65 points over their last two games, but they’ve also given up a combined 76, so they were fortunate to escape the Eagles with a 41-39 victory last weekend. 

Given that Wake has had a couple of relatively “down” games over their last three (one-score wins over UNC and BC) this one could get dicey. I’m going to go with the Cardinals to eke into a cover here. 

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