Wake forest odu prediction


What time does Old Dominion vs Wake Forest kick off?

The Old Dominion Monarchs and Wake Forest Demon Deacons meet Friday in the season opener at Truist Field in Winston-Salem, N.C. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. Below, we look at the Old Dominion vs. Wake Forest odds and lines, and make our expert college football picks, predictions and bets.

What happened to Wake Forest football in 2020?

Wake Forest is coming off of a 2020 campaign that could certainly be described as a roller-coaster of a season. The Demon Deacons dropped their opener to Clemson at home and lost the following week by three points at NC State but rattled off four straight wins, three of them against ACC foes.

What can we expect from Wake’s offense in 2020?

A key to watch is the vertical element from Wake’s offense, which was on display throughout 2020. Hartman averaged more than a first down (13.99 yards) per completion, which trailed only Sam Howell and Jordan Travis among ACC quarterbacks.


Can Old Dominion use tune up games?

Old Dominion could use a few tune-up games before this.

Will Wake Forest strike early?

Wake Forest will strike early and shouldn’t have too many problems from there.

Money line

Wake Forest (-5000) will cost you $100 for every $2 won, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that I’m steering you to the spread instead. While Wake is fully expected to win this game, over the long haul, betting huge favorites on the money line is a losing proposition. Eventually, you’ll get smacked hard. It’s just not worth the risk.

Against the spread

Play WAKE FOREST -31.5 (-103) laying the big points. Old Dominion last played Nov. 30, 2019. The Demon Deacons haven’t won a game since Aug. 31, 2019, more than two calendar years. This is going to be an ugly game with the home team routing the Conference USA visitors.

When will Old Dominion play Wake Forest?

Old Dominion travels to Winston-Salem to take on Wake Forest in the 2021 debut for both teams.

Who is the head coach of the Demon Deacons?

Dave Clawson enter his eighth season as the head coach of the Demon Deacons. After a streak of four straight years with at least seven wins, they managed only a 4-5 record last season, including a loss to Wisconsin in the Duke’s Mayo Bowl.

How many points does the defense give in a game?

The defense allowed 29.8 points per game in 2019, a Success Rate of 42.7%, and 3.8 points per opportunity, but it generated Havoc on 22% of plays.

Who is the 2020 interception leader?

The secondary appears to be a concern. The 2020 team interception leader, Nick Anderson, is expected to contribute this season but is currently dealing with an injury that kept him off of the depth chart for the opener.

What was the record of Old Dominion in 2019?

The final months of 2019 saw a dreadful team fielded by Old Dominion, as it finished its stretch with an ungodly record of 1-11 . Its sole win? A season-opening escape from the mediocre FCS program Norfolk State (who Wake Forest, coincidentally, plays the week after they are set to match up with ODU).

What teams are on the Demon Deacons slate?

The slate includes names like Clemson, North Carolina, and Army (all of which are road games for the Deacs this season).

Is Old Dominion playing football?

Instead, Old Dominion will do so, playing their first college football game in over a year and a half.


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