Ellis and Louisville host Wake Forest
Wake Forest Demon Deacons (10-5, 2-2 ACC) at Louisville Cardinals (2-13, 0-4 ACC)
Louisville, Kentucky; Saturday, 3:00 PM EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Louisville -9; over/under – 141.5
OUTCOME: Louisville hosts the Wake Forest Demon Deacons after Al Ellis scored 20 points in Louisville’s 70-69 win over the Syracuse Orange.
The Cardinals went 2-7 in home games. Louisville has a 1-11 record against opponents above .500.
The Demon Deacons are 2-2 in conference play. Wake Forest ranks fourth in the ACC in shooting 36.3% from deep. Tyree Appleby is shooting 46.2% from 3-point range for the Demon Deacons.
The Cardinals and Demon Deacons met in conference play for the first time this season.
LEADERS: Ellis is averaging 17.7 points, 2.6 rebounds and 4.4 assists for the Cardinals. Brandon Huntley-Hatfield is averaging 8.1 points and 6.3 rebounds over his last 10 games for Louisville.
Appleby is averaging 18.3 points, 5.7 assists and 1.6 steals for the Demon Deacons. Cameron Hildreth is averaging 11.3 points over his last 10 games for Wake Forest.
LAST 10 GAMES: Cardinals: 2-8, averaging 64.0 points, 30.3 rebounds, 9.8 assists, 5.6 steals and 3.1 blocks per game while shooting 41.6% from the field. Their opponents are averaging 76.0 points per game.
Demon Deacons: 6-4, averaging 76.8 points, 30.8 rebounds, 13.0 assists, 6.6 steals and 2.4 blocks per game while shooting 47.6% from the field. Their opponents averaged 74.8 points.
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