Wake Forest (home) vs. Florida State (away)
Current Records: Wake Forest 5-1-0; Florida State 3-3-0
What to Know
Florida State is 4-0 against Wake Forest since 2015, and they’ll have a chance to extend that success on Saturday. Florida State and Wake Forest will face off in an ACC battle at 7:30 p.m. ET at BB&T Field. The Seminoles won both of their matches against Wake Forest last season (26-19 and 38-17) and are aiming for the same result this time around.
The afternoon started off rough for Florida State last week, and it ended that way, too. They suffered a grim 45-14 defeat to Clemson. Florida State was in a tough position by the half, with the score already sitting at 28 to nothing.
After a string of five wins, Wake Forest’s good fortune finally ran out. It was a hard-fought contest, but they had to settle for a 62-59 loss against Louisville. Yes, you read that final score correctly. And yes, they were playing football.
With the two teams each stumbling in off of a defeat, both will be hungry for the victory. Two stats to keep an eye on: The Seminoles are 12th worst in the nation in yards allowed per game, with 464.5 on average. To make matters even worse for the Seminoles, the Demon Deacons enter the matchup with 540.5 yards per game on average, good for fourth best in the nation.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET
- Where: BB&T Field — Winston-Salem, North Carolina
- TV: ACC Network
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $22.00
The Demon Deacons are a slight 1.5-point favorite against the Seminoles.
Vegas had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Demon Deacons as a 2.5-point favorite.
Florida State have won all of the games they’ve played against Wake Forest in the last five years.
- Oct 20, 2018 – Florida State 38 vs. Wake Forest 17
- Sep 30, 2017 – Florida State 26 vs. Wake Forest 19
- Oct 15, 2016 – Florida State 17 vs. Wake Forest 6
- Oct 03, 2015 – Florida State 24 vs. Wake Forest 16