Peterson: Best bet for Wake Forest vs. Louisville

By Greg Peterson  ( 

December 28, 2021 10:13 PM

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are off to an 11-1 start this season and will look to continue their strong season on Wednesday in Kentucky against Louisville.

Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs. Louisville Cardinals (-5.5, 142.5)

(stats as of Tuesday morning)

The Cardinals have struggled on offense, ranking 214th in the country in points scored on a per-possession basis while shooting 30.5 percent from 3-point range, which is 277th among Division I teams.

The interior is where Wake Forest has excelled, ranking fourth in the country in two-point shooting percentage and 28th overall in points scored on a per-possession basis.

Louisville has had a tough time holding onto the ball, ranked 219th in turnovers on a per-possession basis while having an assist-to-turnover ratio below one.

The Demon Deacons have all three players that averaged more than 12 points per game in this game on their side and will be the correct side on Wednesday.

Pick: Wake Forest + 5.5

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