Wake Forest at Florida State Pick and Preview

Wake Forest at Florida State
Saturday, 7:00 pm Eastern – ESPN 2

SBG Global Opening Line: Florida State  -  3.5  ,  Total  41

18th ranked Wake Forest opens up ACC play at #24 Florida State on Saturday in a nationally televised game on ESPN 2.  Both teams enter the game unbeaten at 2-0.  Wake Forest has defeated Baylor and Mississippi while Florida State defeated Western Carolina and Chattanooga.  Wake Forest has won the past two meetings against Florida State although the Seminoles own the overall series edge 21-4-1. SBG Global reports that early College Football betting has the public taking Wake Forest on the Road.

 

 

Wake Forest leads the ACC and ranks fourth nationally in turnover margin at +5. The Deacons are 2-5 all-time in ACC openers under head coach Jim Grobe and Wake is just 1-6 in its first ACC road game of the year over the past seven seasons. The Seminoles are 13-3 all-time in ACC openers, with the only losses to NC State in 1998, Miami in 2004 and Clemson last season.

In the first ACC game of the year played in Doak Campbell Stadium, the Seminoles have lost just one time and that came in 2006 versus Clemson.

 

Here are more College Football betting stats for Saturday’s game.  The Demon Deacons are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. The Demon Deacons are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 conference games. The Demon Deacons are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. The Demon Deacons are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Demon Deacons are 13-4 ATS vs. a team with a winning record. The Demon Deacons are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games on grass. The Demon Deacons are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games in September. The Demon Deacons are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings between the two teams and the underdog is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.

SBG Global Current Line: Florida State  -  5 ,  Total  41

 

The Seminoles are 23-7-1 ATS in their last 31 home games vs. a team with a winning road record. The Seminoles are 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 games on grass.

 

The Over is 5-1 in the Demon Deacons last 6 games overall. The Over is 6-2 in the Demon Deacons last 8 conference games. The Under is 10-4 in the Demon Deacons last 14 games in September. The Over is 20-8-1 in the Demon Deacons last 29 road games. The Over is 7-3 in the Demon Deacons last 10 games on grass. The Under is 4-1 in the Seminoles last 5 home games.

 

Pick: Wake Forest 2 units