Louisville at Wake Forest Prediction, Game Preview

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Louisville at Wake Forest Prediction, Game Preview

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Louisville at Wake Forest Prediction, Game Preview


Louisville vs Wake Forest prediction, game preview, how to watch: Saturday, October 2

Louisville vs Wake Forest How To Watch

Date: Saturday, October 2
Game Time: 12:30 ET
Venue: Truist Field, Winston-Salem, NC
How To Watch: ESPN3
Record: Louisville (3-1), Wake Forest (4-0)
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Why Louisville Will Win

The offense has picked it up.

It wasn’t bad in the opener against Ole Miss, but it was too late – the Cardinals got down too quickly. QB Malik Cunningham has started to play a  whole lot better – he’s been consistent – the running game was able to roll through UCF, and everything clicked to stay ahead of Florida State.

It starts with a line that’s improved in a big way over the course of the season. It’s been strong in pass protection, and it shows. Overall the offense is doing enough to keep up the pace, but …

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Why Wake Forest Will Win

Wake Forest has been air tight.

Very, very quietly on a national scale, it’s doing everything right by dominating the turnover margin, loading up the defensive production allowing only 14 points per game, and there aren’t enough penalties to matter.

The D is disrupting everything, and the O has been tremendously balanced.

Florida State was desperate to come up with a good performance – that was over quickly in a 35-14 loss.

Virginia is bombing away on everyone with one of the nation’s most interesting passing games – it only came up with a few touchdowns in the 37-17 loss.

And now …

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What’s Going To Happen

There’s a shot this is a whole lot of fun if Cunningham is able to be sharp and the offensive line can keep the Demon Deacons from taking over.

Wake Forest will score whenever it gets a few chances, and Louisville won’t. Wake Forest will avoid the big turnovers and mistakes, and Louisville won’t.

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Louisville vs Wake Forest Prediction, Line

Wake Forest 34, Louisville 24
Line: Wake Forest -7, o/u: 61.5
ATS Confidence out of 5: 3.5

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