Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Wake Forest Demon Deacons: 3/9/2021 Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on March 9, 2021

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons (6-15) are expected to continue a seven-game losing streak when they visit the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (10-14) as 8-point underdogs at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at Greensboro Coliseum. The matchup airs on ACCN. The point total in the matchup is set at 141.5.

Betting Information

Notre Dame vs Wake Forest Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Notre Dame -8 -111 -110 141.5 -113 -108 -385 296

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Notre Dame vs Wake Forest
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Notre Dame (-8) Over (141.5) Notre Dame 75 Wake Forest 67

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Total Facts

  • The Fighting Irish and their opponents have combined for 141.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in 14 of 24 opportunities (58.3%) this year.
  • Wake Forest has played in eight games this year (out of 21 total matchups — 38.1% of chances) where they and their opponents combined to score at least 141.5 points.
  • The Fighting Irish and the Demon Deacons combine to average 2.7 less points per game than the over/under of 141.5 set for this game.
  • The Fighting Irish and the Demon Deacons have seen their opponents average a combined 3.2 more points per game than the point total of 141.5 set for this outing.
  • The Fighting Irish average point total in outings this year is 146.1, 4.6 points higher than the over/under in this game.
  • The average total for Demon Deacons games this year is 4.2 fewer points than the point total of 141.5 in this outing.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Fighting Irish put up only 1.4 more points per game (73) than the Demon Deacons allow (71.6).
  • When Notre Dame totals more than 71.6 points, it is 8-4 overall and 8-0 against the spread.
  • When Wake Forest gives up more than 73 points, it is 4-6 against the spread and 1-9 overall.
  • The Demon Deacons score an average of 65.8 points per game, 7.3 fewer points than the 73.1 the Fighting Irish allow.
  • Wake Forest is 3-0 against the spread and 2-1 overall when it scores more than 73.1 points.
  • Notre Dame is 6-12 against the spread and 5-13 overall when it allows more than 65.8 points.
  • The Fighting Irish have been out-scored by four points this season (0.1 points per game on average), and opponents of the Demon Deacons have out-scored them by 122 more points on the year (5.8 per game).

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Notre Dame Betting Information

  • Notre Dame has not performed well against the spread this season, posting an 11-13 record.
  • The Fighting Irish have posted a losing record of 0-2 against the spread when the spread is -8 or higher.
  • Notre Dame and its opponents have reached the over 12 times in 24 contests this season.

Wake Forest Betting Information

  • The Demon Deacons have an even record against the spread, going 10-10 ATS.
  • When they are at least 8-point underdogs, the Demon Deacons have gone 1-1 against the spread.
  • In 10 out of Demon Deacons 20 games this year, (50%) the teams have combined to hit the over.

Head to Head

Notre Dame vs Wake Forest (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/2/2021 Notre Dame -5.5 141.5 -232 +187 Regular Season 79-58 ND
2/29/2020 Notre Dame -2 149 -135 +109 Regular Season 84-73 WAKE
1/29/2020 Notre Dame -9.5 145.5 -525 +371 Regular Season 90-80 ND
2/19/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 75-68 WAKE

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Notre Dame Leaders

  • The Fighting Irish leader in points and assists is Prentiss Hubb, who scores 14.7 points per game to go with 6.0 assists.
  • Nate Laszewski is the Fighting Irish best rebounder, pulling down an average of 7.5 boards in each contest while scoring 13.8 points per game.
  • Hubb makes more threes per game than any other member of the Fighting Irish, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.5 per contest.
  • Cormac Ryan is Notre Dame’s leader in steals, averaging 1.0 steal per game, while Juwan Durham leads them in blocks with 1.8 per contest.

Wake Forest Leaders

  • Daivien Williamson scores 12.5 points and adds 2.6 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Demon Deacons’ leaderboards for those statistics.
  • The Demon Deacons’ top rebounder is Ody Oguama — he pulls down 5.4 per game while averaging 7.7 points per game.
  • Jonah Antonio provides the most three-point shooting production for the Demon Deacons. He makes 1.9 threes per game.
  • Williamson (1.4 steals per game) is the steal leader for Wake Forest while Emmanuel Okpomo (0.8 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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