Wake Forest vs. Army Prediction: Picks & Start Time – October 2022

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The No. 15 Wake Forest Demon Deacons (4-1) and Army Black Knights (1-3) will meet in a matchup at Truist Field in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Wake Forest vs. Army Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 16 points, with sportsbooks listing Wake Forest as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, Wake Forest has -732 odds to pick up the win, while Army is listed at +492 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 65.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Wake Forest vs. Army Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, October 8, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: RSN
  • Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Stadium: Truist Field

Betting Preview

Wake Forest

Wake Forest is totaling 431.8 yards per game on offense (49th in the FBS), and rank 75th defensively, yielding 380.2 yards allowed per game. Wake Forest owns the 86th-ranked defense this season (28.6 points allowed per game), and has been better offensively, ranking 17th-best with 40.4 points per game. Wake Forest sports the 88th-ranked defense this year in terms of passing yards (245.6 allowed per game), and has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 20th-best with 298.0 passing yards per game. Wake Forest is totaling 133.8 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 92nd in the FBS. The team’s defensive unit ranks 60th, giving up 134.6 rushing yards per game. Wake Forest is posting a 44.0% third-down percentage on offense, which ranks them 45th in the FBS. On the other side of the ball, the defense ranks 64th, surrendering a 37.0% third-down conversion rate. With nine forced turnovers (29th in the FBS) against three turnovers committed (10th in the FBS), Wake Forest’s +6 turnover margin is the 15th-best in college football.


In terms of total yards, Army ranks 61st in the FBS (416.0 total yards per game) and 101st on the other side of the ball (413.0 total yards allowed per contest). With 32.3 points per game on offense, Army ranks 61st in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 98th, giving up 30.0 points per contest. Army ranks fifth-worst in passing yards per game (114.3), but it has been better defensively, ranking 31st in the FBS with 191.0 passing yards ceded per contest. While Army’s run defense has been sputtering, ranking fifth-worst by surrendering 222.0 rushing yards per game, its offense is the second-best at 301.8 rushing yards per contest. Army has been struggling on third down, ranking 12th-worst with a 46.7% third-down conversion percentage allowed per game. It has been more effective on the other side of the ball, regstering a 47.2% third-down rate (28th-ranked). Army owns a -3 turnover margin this season, which ranks 100th in the FBS.

Wake Forest vs. Army Betting Analysis

Wake Forest Betting Insights

Wake Forest is 3-1-1 against the spread this season. Wake Forest has yet to cover the spread when they are at least 16-point favorites (0-1-1). This season, Wake Forest games have hit the over three times. The Demon Deacons have been the moneyline favorite only two other times so far this season, and they won both of the games. The Demon Deacons have played as a moneyline favorite of -732 or shorter in just one game this season, which they won.

Black Knights Betting Insights

Army has covered the spread in a game one time this year (1-3-0). Army’s games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under three times this year. The Black Knights have lost both games they’ve played as underdogs this season. The Black Knights have not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +492.

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Wake Forest vs. Army Against The Spread & Betting Records

Wake Forest

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 64.0 62.7 66.0
Implied Total AVG 39.6 41.0 37.5
ATS Record 3-1-1 1-1-1 2-0-0
Over/Under Record 3-2-0 2-1-0 1-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-0 1-0 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-1 0-1 1-0

Black Knights

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 54.0 54.0 54.0
Implied Total AVG 30.3 31.0 28.0
ATS Record 1-3-0 1-2-0 0-1-0
Over/Under Record 3-1-0 2-1-0 1-0-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-1 1-1 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-2 0-1 0-1

Players to Watch

Wake Forest

  • Kobie Turner has hit the gridiron for five games, posting 1.0 sack to go with 3.0 TFL and 16 tackles for the Demon Deacons.
  • Malik Mustapha has hit the gridiron for five games, recording 15 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 2.5 sacks for the Demon Deacons.
  • Rondell Bothroyd has helped carry the Demon Deacons’ defense with six tackles, 1.0 TFL, and two sacks in five games.
  • An important piece of the Demon Deacons’ defensive unit, Isaiah Wingfield has one interception to go with 15 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one pass defended in five games.

Black Knights

  • Leo Lowin has been causing chaos on defense, recording 21 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and one sack for the Black Knights.
  • Marquel Broughton has delivered 21 tackles and one interception in four games for the Black Knights.
  • Andre Carter II has amassed 2.0 sacks to go with 2.0 TFL and six tackles in four games for the Black Knights.
  • Cameron Jones has totaled 10 tackles in four games for the Black Knights.

Wake Forest vs. Army Predictions and Pick

Wake Forest vs. Army betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Demon Deacons (-16)

    Pick OU:

    Over (65.5)

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How to Bet on Wake Forest vs. Army

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Our prediction to win this matchup is Wake Forest, and we project that Wake Forest will cover the spread (Wake Forest -16). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 65.5 points.


Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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