Virginia vs. Wake Forest odds, line: 2020 college football picks, Week 7 predictions from advanced model

An ACC battle is on tap Saturday between the Wake Forest Demon Deacons and the Virginia Cavaliers at 4 p.m. ET at Truist Field. Both teams are 1-2; Wake Forest is 1-1 at home, while Virginia is 0-1 on the road. The Cavaliers are 4-0 against the spread in their last four games following an against-the-spread loss. The Demon Deacons, meanwhile, are 5-1 against the spread in their last six home games.

The Cavaliers are favored by 2.5-points in the latest Wake Forest vs. Virginia odds from William Hill, and the over-under is set at 58. Before you make any Virginia vs. Wake Forest picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of over $4,200 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread. It is a sizzling 23-6 on top-rated picks through six weeks of the 2020 college football season, returning almost $1,300 in profit already. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Virginia vs. Wake Forest. You can visit SportsLine now to see the picks. Here are the college football odds from William Hill and trends for Wake Forest vs. Virginia:

  • Virginia vs. Wake Forest spread: UVA -2.5
  • Virginia vs. Wake Forest over-under: 58 points
  • Virginia vs. Wake Forest money line: UVA -135, WAKE +115

What you need to know about Virginia

The Cavaliers have been outscored 34-0 in the first quarter of games this season, including 14-0 in last week’s home loss to NC State. The 38-21 defeat snapped Virginia’s nine-game home winning streak. NC State scored 17 points off four Virginia turnovers, and the Cavaliers also converted just four of 18 third-down conversions.

Quarterback Brennan Armstrong has passed for 596 yards and five touchdowns, but has six interceptions this season. Virginia’s defense is strong against the run, allowing 124 yards per game on the ground. In addition, Virginia is 5-2 against the spread in its last seven games. 

What you need to know about Wake Forest

The Demon Deacons have not played since a 66-14 victory against Campbell, an FCS school, on Oct. 2. Wake Forest rushed for 299 yards in that game, and the backfield tandem of Kenneth Walker III and Christian Beal-Smith combined to run for 405 yards and eight touchdowns in the past two games.

Wake Forest is just 1-4 in its last five games. However, the Demon Deacons are 6-1 against the spread in their last seven games at home. 

How to make Virginia vs. Wake Forest picks

SportsLine’s model is leaning under on the total, predicting that Walker and Beal-Smith combine for under 120 rushing yards. It has also generated an against-the-spread pick that has all the value. You can only get the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Virginia vs. Wake Forest? And which side of the spread has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Wake Forest vs. Virginia spread to jump on Saturday, all from the advanced model that is up over $4,000 on its top-rated college football spread picks, and find out.

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