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North Carolina @ Wake Forest

Current Records: North Carolina 12-5; Wake Forest 15-4

What to Know

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons will be returning home after a two-game road trip. Wake Forest and the North Carolina Tar Heels will face off in an ACC battle at 8 p.m. ET this past Saturday at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The Demon Deacons will be strutting in after a win while UNC will be stumbling in from a defeat.

Wake Forest didn't have too much trouble with the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on the road this past Wednesday as they won 80-64. It was another big night for Wake Forest's guard Alondes Williams, who had 19 points and nine assists in addition to seven boards and three blocks.

Meanwhile, UNC suffered a grim 85-57 defeat to the Miami (Fla.) Hurricanes last Tuesday. Guard Caleb Love had a rough night: he finished with only five points on 2-for-12 shooting in his 30 minutes on the court.

Barring any buzzer beaters, the Demon Deacons are expected to win a tight contest. They might be worth taking a chance on against the spread as they are currently on a two-game streak of ATS wins.

Wake Forest's victory brought them up to 15-4 while the Tar Heels' loss pulled them down to 12-5. Wake Forest is 11-3 after wins this season, and UNC is 3-1 after losses.

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday at 8 p.m. ET
  • Where: Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum -- Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • TV: ACC Network
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $41.68

Odds

The Demon Deacons are a slight 1-point favorite against the Tar Heels, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Demon Deacons as a 1.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

North Carolina have won six out of their last seven games against Wake Forest.

  • Jan 20, 2021 - North Carolina 80 vs. Wake Forest 73
  • Mar 03, 2020 - North Carolina 93 vs. Wake Forest 83
  • Feb 11, 2020 - Wake Forest 74 vs. North Carolina 57
  • Feb 16, 2019 - North Carolina 95 vs. Wake Forest 57
  • Dec 30, 2017 - North Carolina 73 vs. Wake Forest 69
  • Jan 11, 2017 - North Carolina 93 vs. Wake Forest 87
  • Jan 20, 2016 - North Carolina 83 vs. Wake Forest 68

Injury Report for Wake Forest

No Injury Information

Injury Report for North Carolina

  • Anthony Harris: Out for the Season (Undisclosed)