An ACC showdown is set for Wednesday night when the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (14-6, 6-3 in ACC) visit the Pittsburgh Panthers (13-7, 6-3). Both teams have been a pleasant surprise in conference play, and this is an important game for their NCAA Tournament resumes. Below is my college basketball betting pick for Wake Forest vs Pittsburgh.
Wake Forest vs Pittsburgh Betting Pick
|ℹ️ The Pick:||Pitt -2|
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This game will be played at Petersen Events Center at 7:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, January 25, 2023.
Why Bet Pitt -2
✅ Pitt is 13-2 against the spread in their last 15 games.
✅ The Panthers are 7-2 in their last nine home games.
✅ Wake Forest is 3-3 on the road this season.
Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Team Stats Per Game
Advanced Game Stats
|72||Avg Opp Score||61.67|
|74.33||Avg Opp Score||70.33|
|72.6||Avg Opp Score||67.4|
|76.2||Avg Opp Score||68.2|
|74.3||Avg Opp Score||68|
|75.6||Avg Opp Score||67.7|
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Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Last time out, Wake Forest hosted #10 Virginia and lost 76-67. This game was tied with 11 minutes remaining in the first half, but the Cavaliers ended the first half on a big run and led by 10 at the half. The Demon Deacons were able to make it close for a few minutes in the second half, but they could not get over the hump for the big win. Wake Forest trailed by as many as 19 points, never led by more than five, and could not cover the +3.0-point spread.
Damari Monsanto had 25 points, three rebounds, and two blocks on the day. Cameron Hildreth added 16 points, seven rebounds, two assists, and two steals in the defeat.
Through 20 games, Wake Forest is scoring 77.4 points per game, shooting 46.7% from the field, and assisting on 13.0 made shots. The Demon Deacons are allowing 72.3 points, grabbing 34.7 rebounds, blocking 2.4 shots, and stealing the ball 6.7 times.
Pitt welcomed the Florida State Seminoles and suffered a 71-64 defeat. The Panthers built an early double-digit lead, but the Seminoles quickly closed that hap and built their own double-digit lead at the half. Florida State did give that lead up in the second half, but they were able to close and get the win. Pitt trailed by as many as 12 points, led by as much as 10, and lost outright as seven-point home favorites.
Jamarius Burton had 20 points, three rebounds, five assists, and one steal in the loss. Bake Hinson added 16 points, nine rebounds, one assist, and one block in the game.
After 20 games, Pittsburgh is scoring 74.1 points per game, shooting 44.7% from the field, and assisting on 14.2 made shots. The Panthers are allowing 67.7 points, grabbing 37.6 rebounds, blocking 4.1 shots, and stealing the ball 5.6 times.