The NC State Wolfpack and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons are set to square off in an ACC matchup at 7 p.m. ET Wednesday at PNC Arena. The Wolfpack are 10-14 overall and 7-7 at home, while Wake Forest is 19-5 overall and 4-3 on the road. Wake Forest is only a half-game behind Duke and Notre Dame for first place in the ACC standings.
The Demon Deacons are favored by three points in the latest NC State vs. Wake Forest odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under is set at 151. Before entering any Wake Forest vs. NC State picks, you'll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- NC State vs. Wake Forest spread: NC State +3
- NC State vs. Wake Forest over-under: 151 points
What you need to know about Wake Forest
Wake Forest has won six of its last seven games, including a 68-60 win at Florida State last Saturday. The Demon Deacons have a chance to secure a 20-win season on Wednesday night under head coach Steve Forbes. They are also just a half-game out of first place in the ACC standings with games against conference-leading Duke and Notre Dame coming up next week.
The Demon Deacons will be trying to clean up some mistakes on Wednesday, as they had as many turnovers as made field goals (26) in the win at Florida State. Senior guard Alondes Williams leads Wake Forest with 19.8 points, 7.0 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game. The Demon Deacons have now covered the spread in six of their last seven games.
What you need to know about NC State
NC State will be trying to snap a four-game losing streak on Wednesday night when it wraps up a three-game homestand. The Wolfpack's last win came at home in a 77-63 blowout over Virginia on Jan. 22. They will be hoping for a big game from Dereon Seabron, who averages 18.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game.
Seabron has been held below his scoring average in seven of his last eight games. Freshman guard Terquavion Smith is having an outstanding debut, averaging 15.8 points per contest. NC State has been dominant in this series, winning 15 of its last 16 home games against Wake Forest.
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