Louisville vs. Wake Forest - 2/5/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Louisville vs. Wake Forest - 2/5/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports

Wake Forest Demon Deacons (10-11) at Louisville Cardinals (19-3)

College Basketball: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 9:00 pm (KFC Yum! Center)

The Line: Louisville Cardinals -15 -- Over/Under: 140.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons and Louisville Cardinals meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the KFC Yum! Center.

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons need a win after losing six of their last eight games. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are averaging 71.6 points on 42.2 percent shooting and allowing 72.1 points on 43.1 percent shooting. Brandon Childress is averaging 15.4 points and 4.7 assists while Olivier Sarr is averaging 12.9 points and 9.6 rebounds. Chaundee Brown is the third double-digit scorer and Andrien White is grabbing 3.9 rebounds. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 74.6 percent from the free throw line. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are allowing 32.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.7 rebounds per game. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons have lost four of their last five road games.

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The Louisville Cardinals look to build on their eight-game winning streak. The Louisville Cardinals are averaging 75.4 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 62.4 points on 37 percent shooting. Jordan Nwora is averaging 19.3 points and 7.5 rebounds while Steven Enoch is averaging 10.3 points and 6.5 rebounds. Ryan McMahon is dishing two assists and Dwayne Sutton is grabbing 8.4 rebounds. The Louisville Cardinals are shooting 39.7 percent from beyond the arc and 72.5 percent from the free throw line. The Louisville Cardinals are allowing 29 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.7 rebounds per game. The Louisville Cardinals have won three straight home games.

The Demon Deacons are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Cardinals are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up win and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 10-1-1 in Demon Deacons last 12 overall. The under is 7-2 in Cardinals last 9 Wednesday games.

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 2-5 ATS on the road where they lose by an average of 10.1 points and shoot 41.1 percent from the field. The Louisville Cardinals have won eight straight, and they're winning their last five games by an average of 13 points while allowing 37.7 percent from the field. Louisville is also winning at home by an average of 17.5 points and is a profitable 12-9-1 ATS on the season. Big number, but the Louisville Cardinals should keep the hot streak alive against a poor Wake Forest squad. 

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