charleston southern vs wake forest ncaab prediction

NCAAB Charleston Southern vs W. Forest Prediction 11/24/2023

The Charleston Southern Buccaneers (0-3) travel to face off against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (2-2) on Friday, November 24th. This game will be played at Lawrence Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem and televised on ACC. Wake Forest is coming off a win in their previous game, while Charleston Southern is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Bethune-Cookman. Tip-off is set for 1:00 ET.

Charleston Southern Buccaneers vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons

The Charleston Southern Buccaneers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their upcoming game against Wake Forest, the Charleston Southern Buccaneers, who are currently 0-3, will be looking for their first win of the season. In their last three road games, which includes games from last year, Charleston Southern has yet to pick up a win. As of now, Charleston Southern has a 0-3 record against the spread heading into today’s game. On the road this season, Charleston Southern is 0-2 ATS, and in their last ten road games, they have a 2-7-1 (ATS) record.

After three games, Charleston Southern has an over/under record of 1-1-1, with their games averaging a combined 147.7 points per game so far. When analyzing the Buccaneers’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 78 points per game and an over/under record of 1-1-1.

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons Are Coming Off A Win

After defeating Towson by a score of 71-61, Wake Forest now holds a 2-2 record. In their only road game of the season, Wake Forest is 0-1, while they are 2-1 at home. As of today’s game, Wake Forest’s ATS record is 2-2. Looking at their previous ten games, including last season, Wake Forest has gone 4-6 vs. the spread.

Wake Forest’s games have, on average, featured 153.8 points per game leading to an over/under record of 2-2-0. Their average over/under line is currently 145.1 points so far. The Demon Deacons’ last five games have finished with a combined 78 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.

Charleston Southern Offense Breakdown

Compared to their season average of 78.4 points per game, Charleston Southern struggled in their previous game. Against Bethune-Cookman, the Buccaneers scored 73 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 50%. Leading the team in scoring was A’Lahn Sumler with 18 points. Taje’ Kelly also added 16 points for the Buccaneers.

RJ Johnson (G) 17.2 1.4 3.4
Taje’ Kelly (F) 15.2 7.4 2.2
DJ Patrick (G) 13.6 4.6 3.2

Wake Forest Offense Breakdown

In their recent matchup, the Wake Forest offense ended with 71 points against Towson. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 49.1% and made 8 threes. The team’s top scorer is Hunter Sallis, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 19.6, while Kevin Miller also carries a PPG average of 18 into the game.

Hunter Sallis (G) 19.6 2.8 1.8
Kevin Miller (G) 18.0 3.0 4.2
Cameron Hildreth (G) 17.2 4.4 3.0

Charleston Southern Team Defense

On defense, Charleston Southern is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 73.4 points per game. Charleston Southern’s three-point defense is currently 14th in the country at 4.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 57.6% of their shots vs. Charleston Southern.

Wake Forest Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Wake Forest defense is giving up an average of 76.4 points per contest. So far, the Wake Forest defense is giving up an average of 11.2 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.6 times per game (287th).

Buccaneers vs Demon Deacons Trends

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Buccaneers have a straight up record of 2-8 while going 2-7-1 vs. the spread. The team averaged 64 points per game in this stretch.
  • Across their three previous home games, Wake Forest has an ATS mark of 1-1-1. Their straight up record in these matchups was 1-2 while averaging 75 points per game.
  • Spanning across their last five games as the betting underdog, the Buccaneers have gone 1-3-1 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-4.
  • In their last five contests as the favorite, Wake Forest has a poor record vs the spread going 2-2-1. But, they still put together a straight up mark of 3-2.

Buccaneers vs Demon Deacons Prediction

In this Demon Deacons vs. Demon Deacons matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Demon Deacons at -20.5. While we project the Demon Deacons to win 75-68, our recommendation is to bet on the Buccaneers for the point-spread.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 146.5 and given that our model is projecting 143 points between the teams, we like the under.

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