Wake Forest at Florida State NCAA Football Week 5 Odds

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Wake Forest Demon Deacons College Football Betting

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons visit the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday in a game that can be seen on ABC. The Demon Deacons come into this game off a tough overtime loss last week to Clemson, while the Seminoles are unbeaten. Wake Forest has a potent offense that is averaging over 42 points per game, but the Demon Deacons defense is giving up more than 30 points per contest. Florida State has been scoring plenty of points as well, as they are averaging over 37 per contest, but their defense has been better than Wake Forest’s, as FSU is giving up just over 18 points per contest. The Seminoles had dominated this series until recently, as the Demon Deacons have won the last two meetings. Wake won 22-20 at home in 2019 and they also won 35-14 at home last season. The Demon Deacons are listed as road underdogs in Week 5 college football odds.

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Wake Forest Demon Deacons +7

Florida State Seminoles -7

Wake Forest Demon Deacons Weekly Matchup

On Saturday, October 1, 2022, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons visit the Florida State Seminoles at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Florida. Kickoff time is set for 3:30 p.m. ET with television coverage on ABC.

A huge game for Wake Forest is set for this Saturday, as they visit Florida State. The Demon Deacons are already 0-1 in the ACC, while the Seminoles are 2-0, so this is pretty much a must-win game for the Demon Deacons in terms of the conference.

Wake Forest is averaging 42.8 points per game which is 15th in the country and they are averaging 437.5 yards per contest. They are giving up 30.5 points and allowing 378 yards per game. Justice Ellison leads the team with 186 rushing yards, Sam Hartman has thrown for 962 yards, while A.T. Perry has 273 receiving yards.

Florida State is averaging 37.5 points and putting up 503.8 yards per contest. They are giving up 18.8 points per contest and allowing 310.5 yards per game. Treshaun Ward has 350 rushing yards, Jordan Travis has thrown for 945 yards, while Johnny Wilson has 272 receiving yards.

As noted earlier, Wake Forest has won the last two meetings in this series, but they are just 3-7 overall in the last 10. Wake is 5-4-1 ATS in those games, with seven of the last ten going under the total. Florida State has won 8 of the last 10 at home in this series, but they are just 4-5-1 ATS, with seven of the ten going under the total.

Wake Forest Demon Deacons Weekly Recap

Wake Forest couldn’t come up with quite enough points, as they fell in double overtime last week to Clemson, losing 51-45. Clemson quarterback DJ Uiagalelei passed for 371 yards and a career-high five touchdowns. The game-winning touchdown for Clemson came on the second play of double overtime on a 21-yard pass from Uiagalelei to Davis Allen. Wake Forest failed to score in the second overtime.

For the Tigers, Allen hauled in two touchdown passes, while Beaux Collins, Jake Briningstool, and Brannon Spector each had one. Will Shipley scored one touchdown while rushing for 104 yards.

Wake Forest quarterback Sam Hartman set a school record with six touchdown passes, but he was unable to stop Wake Forest from losing to Clemson for the 14th straight game. Hartman passed for 337 yards to overtake four former players, including former Tigers Deshaun Watson and Trevor Lawrence, to move up to sixth place in ACC history with 10,228 career passing yards. Hartman also surpassed Chris Weinke and Kenny Pickett to move up to sixth place in ACC history with 85 touchdown passes.

Wake Forest's Jahmal Banks (six receptions, 141 yards) and Donavon Greene both caught two touchdown passes. For the Demon Deacons, touchdown catches were also made by Blake Whiteheart and A.T. Perry.

In the first overtime, Hartman connected with Perry on an 8-yard touchdown throw, but Clemson countered when Uiagalelei connected with Collins on a 21-yard touchdown pass to knot the score at 45.

Prior to that, Hartman gave the Demon Deacons a 21-20 lead with a 28-yard touchdown pass to Greene with 12:13 remaining in the third quarter. That was the first time this season that Clemson has fallen behind in a game. With 7:47 remaining in the second half, Hartman threw a 19-yard touchdown pass to Whiteheart to extend Wake Forest's advantage to eight points. Three and a half minutes later, Uiagalelei completed a 5-yard touchdown pass to Allen and a matching two-point pass to Collins to level the score at 28.

With 1:19 remaining in the third, Hartman's 25-yard pass to Greene gave the Demon Deacons the lead once more. With 11:16 remaining in the game, Shipley's 1-yard run tied the game.

With 8:07 remaining in the game, Matthew Dennis made a 29-yard field goal to give Wake Forest the lead 38-35. With 4:01 left to play, Clemson's B.T. Potter made a career high 52-yard field goal to tie the game.

Uiagalelei completed touchdown passes of 12 yards to Briningstool and 41 yards to Spector in the first half, and Potter added field goals of 24 and 38 yards as the Tigers led 20-14 at the break. Banks caught touchdown throws from Hartman of 36 and 5 yards.

2022 Wake Forest Demon Deacons Schedule

Sep 1 vs. VMI W 44-10 1-0
Sep 10 at Vanderbilt W 45-25 2-0
Sep 17 vs. Liberty W 37-36 3-0
Sep 24 vs. Clemson L 45-51 (2OT) 3-1
Oct 1 at Florida State - -
Oct 8 vs. Army - -
Oct 15 OFF
Oct 22 vs. Boston College - -
Oct 29 at Louisville - -
Nov 5 at NC State - -
Nov 12 vs. North Carolina - -
Nov 19 vs. Syracuse - -
Nov 26 at Duke - -
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