Through 3 Quarters
The point spread is against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, but thus far the points are on their side. Sitting on a score of 20-13, they have looked like the better team out there today, but there's still one more quarter to play. They have been riding high on the performance of RB Christian Beal-Smith, who has picked up 121 yards on the ground on nine carries.
The Demon Deacons have been led by Beal-Smith, who so far has picked up 121 yards on the ground on nine carries. Beal-Smith's longest run so far was for 58 yards in the first quarter.
Wake Forest is struggling to protect the pocket and have allowed three sacks. They are going to have to protect QB Sam Hartman better if they want to hold on to their lead.
No. 19 Virginia Tech @ Wake Forest
Current Records: Virginia Tech 2-1; Wake Forest 1-2
What to Know
The Virginia Tech Hokies and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons are set to square off in an ACC matchup at 3:30 p.m. ET Oct. 24 at Truist Field. Keep an eye on the score for this one: these two teams posted some lofty points totals in their previous games, so things might heat up even more when they meet Saturday.
A well-balanced attack led the Hokies over the Boston College Eagles every single quarter on their way to victory last week. Virginia Tech put the hurt on BC with a sharp 40-14 victory. QB Hendon Hooker was a one-man wrecking crew for Virginia Tech, passing for one TD and 111 yards on 15 attempts in addition to rushing for three TDs and 164 yards.
Meanwhile, while not quite a landslide, the matchup between Wake Forest and the Virginia Cavaliers last week was still a pretty decisive one as the Demon Deacons wrapped it up with a 40-23 win at home. RB Kenneth Walker III had a stellar game for Wake Forest as he rushed for three TDs and 128 yards on 23 carries.
Special teams collected 12 points for Wake Forest. K Nick Sciba delivered a perfect 4-for-4 game.
Virginia Tech is the favorite in this one, with an expected 10.5-point margin of victory. The smart bettors have been the ones to keep their money in their wallets whenever they hit the road.
Virginia Tech is now 2-1 while Wake Forest sits at a mirror-image 1-2. A pair of offensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: The Hokies rank third in the nation when it comes to rushing yards per game, with 319 on average. The Demon Deacons have displayed some offensive firepower of their own as they come into the contest boasting the sixth most rushing touchdowns in the nation at ten.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET
- Where: Truist Field -- Winston-Salem, North Carolina
- TV: Charter Sports Southeast
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Hokies are a big 10.5-point favorite against the Demon Deacons, according to the latest college football odds.
The line on this game has moved quite a bit since it opened, as it started out with the Hokies as a 7.5-point favorite.
Virginia Tech won the only game these two teams have played in the last six years.
- Nov 09, 2019 - Virginia Tech 36 vs. Wake Forest 17