2021-10-30
DUKE
WAKE FOREST
League : NCAAF

WAKE FOREST vs DUKE Prediction & Preview



 

 

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The Duke Blue Devils will be trying to pull off the upset when they face the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Saturday afternoon. The Blue Devils are coming off a 48-0 loss to Virginia as 10.5-point underdogs. The Demon Deacons are coming off a 70-56 win over Army as three-point favorites.

Duke and Wake Forest split their last 10 meetings.

 

Blue Devils Looking For First Road Win

The Blue Devils aren’t playing well and come into this game on a three-game losing streak. They will try to put an end to their streak with a win over the Demon Deacons, which will give them their first road win of the year.

 

Duke is averaging 27 points per game. They are throwing for 268.6 yards and rushing for 202.9 yards per game.

Gunnar Holmberg has completed 70.4 percent of his passes for 1,750 yards, six touchdowns, and six interceptions. Mataeo Durant leads the team with 870 rushing yards and nine touchdowns, while Jake Bobo leads the team with 552 receiving yards and one touchdown.

Duke has struggled defensively, giving up 31.6 points per game. They have up 48 points in their last game and will need to do a better job if they want to get the win.

 

Demon Deacons Going For Seventh Consecutive Win

The Demon Deacons have been on a roll this season and come into this game on a six-game winning streak. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Blue Devils, which will give them their seventh win in a row.

 

Wake Forest is averaging 43.1 points per game. They are averaging 297.3 passing yards and 172.1 rushing yards per game.

Sam Hartman has completed 65.3 percent of his passes for 2,073 yards, 19 touchdowns, and three interceptions. Christian Beal-Smith leads the team with 446 rushing yards and six touchdowns, while Jaquarii Roberson leads the team with 672 receiving yards and five touchdowns.

Wake Forest hasn’t been as good defensively, giving up 26.3 points per game. They gave up 56 points in their last game and will need to play significantly better if they want to win this game.







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