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    The Duke Blue Devils (5-3) will host the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (4-4) on Thursday at 7:30 PM ET.

    The Blue Devils are double-digit favorites (currently -12.5) in their game against the Demon Deacons, with the over/under being 45 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Blue Devils are -504 and the Demon Deacons are +368.)

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    Game Info for Duke vs. Wake Forest

    • Game Day: Thursday, November 2, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
    • Stadium: Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium
    Duke vs Wake Forest Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Duke -12.5 -110 -110 45 -110 -110 -504 +368

    Duke Pick Insights

    • Duke’s ATS record is 4-3-0 this season.
    • In games it has played as at least 12.5-point favorites this season, Duke is 2-0 against the spread.
    • The teams have hit the over in three of Duke’s seven games with a set total.

    Duke Stats & Insights

    • Duke ranks 95th in total offense this season (349.6 yards per game), but has been playing really well on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 23rd-best in the FBS with 349.6 yards allowed per game.
    • On defense, Duke has been a top-25 unit, ranking eighth-best by surrendering just 15 points per game. The offense ranks 78th (25.9 points per game).
    • Duke sports the 11th-best pass defense this season (171.6 passing yards allowed per game), but ranks 18th-worst offensively (170.5 passing yards per game).
    • From an offensive standpoint, Duke ranks 38th in the FBS with 179.1 rushing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defensive unit ranks 76th in rushing yards allowed per contest (148.6).
    • Duke is putting up a 35.5% third-down conversion rate on offense this year (98th in the FBS), and is allowing a 36.9% third-down percentage (58th) on the other side of the ball.
    • With 10 forced turnovers (78th in the FBS) against eight turnovers committed (25th in the FBS), Duke (+2) owns the 43rd-ranked turnover margin in college football.

    Duke’s Best Players

    • Riley Leonard has compiled 1,102 yards (137.8 ypg) on 95-of-165 passing with three touchdowns compared to three interceptions this season. In addition, he’s added 352 rushing yards (44 ypg) on 58 carries while scoring four touchdowns on the ground.
    • Jordan Waters has carried the ball 83 times for a team-high 488 yards on the ground and has found the end zone nine times as a runner.
    • This season, Jaquez Moore has carried the ball 75 times for 405 yards (50.6 per game) and three touchdowns.
    • Jordan Moore’s 440 yards as a receiver lead the team. He’s been targeted 57 times and has totaled 33 receptions and three touchdowns.
    • Jalon Calhoun has put up a 435-yard season so far with two touchdowns, hauling in 30 passes on 53 targets.
    • Sahmir Hagans has a total of 144 receiving yards so far this year, hauling in 17 passes.
    • Aeneas Peebles has three sacks to pace the team, and also has three TFL and 22 tackles.
    • Duke’s top-tackler, Tre Freeman, has 55 tackles, one TFL, 0.5 sacks, and one interception this year.
    • Myles Jones has a team-leading two interceptions to go along with seven tackles, one TFL, and two passes defended.

    Wake Forest Betting Insights

    • Wake Forest is 3-4-0 ATS this season.
    • Wake Forest is 1-1 against the spread when an underdog by 12.5 points or more this season.
    • In Wake Forest’s seven games with a set total, one has hit the over (14.3%).

    Wake Forest Pick Insights

    • With 342.5 total yards per game on the offensive side of the ball, Wake Forest ranks 102nd in the FBS in 2023. On defense, it ranks 80th, giving up 384.5 total yards per contest.
    • In terms of points scored Wake Forest ranks 102nd in the FBS (22.3 points per game), and it is 58th on defense (24.5 points allowed per game).
    • Wake Forest ranks 102nd in passing yards per game (199.5), but it has been worse on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 19th-worst in the FBS with 256.3 passing yards surrendered per contest.
    • Wake Forest ranks 84th in the FBS with 143 rushing yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 47th with 128.3 rushing yards surrendered per contest on the defensive side of the ball.
    • Wake Forest is generating a 35.4% third-down conversion percentage on offense this season (100th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up a 36.1% third-down rate (46th-ranked) on defense.
    • Wake Forest has forced 10 turnovers this season and have turned it over 15 times, leading to a -5 turnover margin that is 21st-worst in the FBS.

    Wake Forest’s Best Players

    • Mitch Griffis has compiled 1,279 yards (159.9 per game) while completing 56.8% of his passes and recording nine touchdown passes with seven interceptions this season. He’s also rushed for 82 yards .
    • The team’s top rusher, Demond Claiborne, has carried the ball 110 times for 493 yards (61.6 per game) with five touchdowns.
    • Justice Ellison has run for 425 yards across 86 attempts.
    • Jahmal Banks has racked up 476 receiving yards on 42 receptions to pace his squad so far this season while scoring three touchdowns as a receiver.
    • Taylor Morin has totaled 357 receiving yards (44.6 yards per game) and two touchdowns on 28 receptions.
    • Wesley Grimes’ 35 targets have resulted in 16 grabs for 299 yards and two touchdowns.
    • Jasheen Davis has five sacks to pace the team, and also has six TFL and 28 tackles.
    • Jacob Roberts, Wake Forest’s tackle leader, has 46 tackles, six TFL, and five sacks this year.
    • DaShawn Jones leads the team with three interceptions, while also collecting 30 tackles, one TFL, and three passes defended.
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