An ACC matchup will feature Boston College (8-9) going on the road to take on Wake Forest (16-4) on Monday evening. The Eagles knocked off Virginia Tech 68-63 last time out to pick up their third conference win. Wake Forest rolls into this contest on a three-game win streak. On Jan. 22, the Demon Deacons beat North Carolina 98-76.
Tipoff is at 6 p.m. ET from LJVM Coliseum. Caesars Sportsbook lists the Demon Deacons at -10.5 in the latest Boston College vs. Wake Forest odds. The over-under for total points is set at 141.5, down a point from the opening line. Before finalizing any Wake Forest vs. Boston College picks, you need to check out the college basketball predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Wake Forest vs. Boston College, and just revealed its picks and CBB predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are the college basketball odds and trends for Boston College vs. Wake Forest:
- Boston College vs. Wake Forest spread: Wake Forest -10.5
- Boston College vs. Wake Forest State over-under: 141.5 points
- Boston College vs. Wake Forest money line: Wake Forest -650, Boston College +450
- WAKE: Demon Deacons are 5-1 ATS in their last six games vs. a team with a losing straight up record
- BC: Over is 5-1 in Eagles' last six overall
Why Wake Forest can cover
Wake Forest had a dominant win over UNC on Saturday. The Demon Deacons offense got it going in the win, shooting 54 percent from the field. They had three players who scored at least 19 points. They were led by junior forward Jake LaRavia, who tallied his first double-double of the season. LaRavia finished with 31 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and three steals.
Senior guard Alondes Williams added 23 points, six rebounds and three blocks. Senior guard Daivien Williamson had 19 points and knocked down three 3-pointers. Wake Forest also shot 38 percent from downtown. The Demon Deacons' defense gave North Carolina fits on offense. The Tar Heels were held to 33 percent from the field and 21 percent from 3-point range.
Why Boston College can cover
Senior guard Makai Ashton-Langford is logging 13.2 points, 3.9 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game. The Massachusetts native has played great basketball over his past five games. Ashton-Langford has scored at least 18 points in four of his last five games, including two matchups with over 20 points. In the win over Virginia Tech, he had 18 points, four rebounds and three assists.
Sophomore guard DeMarr Langford Jr. is averaging 10.4 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game. Langford Jr. has scored at least 15 points in four games so far. In the win over Holy Cross, he tallied a season-best 20 points, three assists and two steals. Freshman guard Jaeden Zackery is another scoring option for the Eagles. Zackery is averaging 9.6 points and is shooting 50 percent from downtown.
How to make Boston College vs. Wake Forest picks
SportsLine's model is leaning over on the total, projecting 142 combined points. It also says one side of the spread is hitting almost 60 percent of the time. You can only get the model's pick at SportsLine.
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