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    The Wake Forest Demon Deacons (3-2) play on Saturday at 3:30 PM ET at Lane Stadium versus the Virginia Tech Hokies (2-4).

    The Hokies are favored, but by less than a field goal (-1.5), against the Demon Deacons. The over/under for this matchup is 48.5 points.

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    Game Info for Virginia Tech vs. Wake Forest

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 14, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ACC Network
    • Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
    • Stadium: Lane Stadium
    Virginia Tech vs Wake Forest Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Virginia Tech -1.5 -109 -111 48.5 -110 -110 -122 +102

    Virginia Tech Pick Insights

    • So far this season, Virginia Tech has put together a 3-3-0 record against the spread.
    • When it has played as at least 1.5-point favorites this season, Virginia Tech is 1-0 against the spread.
    • Four of Virginia Tech’s six games with a set total have hit the over (66.7%).

    Virginia Tech Stats & Insights

    • Virginia Tech is totaling 342.8 yards per game offensively this season (103rd in the FBS), and are surrendering 354.8 yards per game (54th) on the other side of the ball.
    • Virginia Tech ranks 98th in scoring offense (23.5 points per game) and 77th in scoring defense (26.7 points allowed per game) this season.
    • Virginia Tech has the 102nd-ranked offense this season in terms of passing yards (202.7 passing yards per game), and has been better defensively, ranking eighth-best with only 159.8 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Despite sporting a bottom-25 run defense that ranks 11th-worst in the FBS (195 rushing yards allowed per game), Virginia Tech has had more success on the other side of the ball, ranking 91st in the FBS by totaling 140.2 rushing yards per game.
    • While Virginia Tech’s third-down defense ranks 87th with a 40.7% third-down conversion rate allowed per game, the offense has been worse, ranking 14th-worst with a 31.8% third-down percentage.
    • Virginia Tech has the 74th-ranked turnover margin in college football at -1, forcing six turnovers (97th in the FBS) while turning it over seven times (47th in the FBS).

    Virginia Tech’s Best Players

    • Kyron Drones has been a dual threat for Virginia Tech so far this season. He has 722 passing yards, completing 55.4% of his passes and throwing four touchdown passes and one interception this season. He’s rushed for 285 yards (47.5 ypg) on 76 carries with four rushing touchdowns.
    • Bhayshul Tuten has 330 rushing yards on 79 carries with two touchdowns. He’s also added 16 catches for 157 yards (26.2 per game) and two touchdowns via the passing game.
    • Jaylin Lane has hauled in 18 catches for 239 yards (39.8 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone three times as a receiver.
    • Da’Quan Felton has caught 14 passes while averaging 34.8 yards per game and scoring two touchdowns.
    • Dae’Quan Wright has been the target of 27 passes and racked up 14 catches for 162 yards, an average of 27 yards per contest.
    • Antwaun Powell has three sacks to lead the team, and also has three TFL and 18 tackles.
    • Keli Lawson, Virginia Tech’s leading tackler, has 47 tackles, three TFL, 0.5 sacks, and one interception this year.
    • Dorian Strong has picked off a team-high one pass. He also has nine tackles and one pass defended to his name.

    Wake Forest Betting Insights

    • Wake Forest has covered the spread twice in four opportunities this year.
    • Wake Forest is 1-0 against the spread so far this season when playing as at least 1.5-point underdogs.
    • None of Wake Forest’s four games with a set total this year have hit the over.

    Wake Forest Pick Insights

    • Wake Forest ranks 74th with 389 total yards per game on offense, and it ranks 39th with 338.4 total yards surrendered per contest on the defensive side of the ball.
    • Wake Forest is compiling 25.6 points per game on offense this season (90th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is allowing 21.6 points per contest (44th-ranked) on defense.
    • Wake Forest ranks 75th in the FBS with 227.2 passing yards per game on offense, and it ranks 39th with 209 passing yards surrendered per game on defense.
    • In terms of rushing, Wake Forest ranks 59th in the FBS on offense (161.8 rushing yards per game) and 57th on the other side of the ball (129.4 rushing yards allowed per contest).
    • Wake Forest’s defense has been dominant on third down, surrendering a 32.9% third-down conversion percentage (25th-best). Offensively, it ranks 51st in the FBS with a 42.3% third-down rate.
    • With nine forced turnovers (39th in the FBS) and 10 turnovers committed (91st in the FBS) this season, Wake Forest ranks 74th in the FBS with a turnover margin of -1.

    Wake Forest’s Best Players

    • Mitch Griffis has recored 1,136 passing yards, or 227.2 per game, so far this season. He has completed 59.9% of his passes and has recorded nine touchdowns with six interceptions. He’s also helped out on the ground with 12.8 rushing yards per game.
    • The team’s top rusher, Demond Claiborne, has carried the ball 82 times for 371 yards (74.2 per game) with three touchdowns.
    • Justice Ellison has racked up 45 carries and totaled 253 yards.
    • Jahmal Banks has totaled 32 catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 331 (66.2 yards per game). He’s been targeted 45 times and has three touchdowns.
    • Taylor Morin has put together a 248-yard season so far with two touchdowns. He’s caught 19 passes on 30 targets.
    • Wesley Grimes’ 25 targets have resulted in 12 grabs for 240 yards and two touchdowns.
    • Jacob Roberts, the team’s tackle and sacks leader, has amassed five sacks, six TFL and 30 tackles.
    • DaShawn Jones has a team-leading three interceptions to go along with 13 tackles and three passes defended.
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