Boston College hosts Wake Forest following Hildreth’s 23-point outing

Wake Forest Demon Deacons (12-5, 4-2 ACC) at Boston College Eagles (8-9, 2-4 ACC)

Boston; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Boston College -2.5; over/under is 139

BOTTOM LINE: Wake Forest visits the Boston College Eagles after Cameron Hildreth scored 23 points in Wake Forest’s 90-75 win against the Florida State Seminoles.

The Eagles are 6-3 in home games. Boston College gives up 68.5 points to opponents and has been outscored by 3.4 points per game.

The Demon Deacons have gone 4-2 against ACC opponents. Wake Forest is eighth in the ACC with 24.1 defensive rebounds per game led by Hildreth averaging 5.1.

The Eagles and Demon Deacons face off Saturday for the first time in conference play this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: DeMarr Langford Jr. is averaging eight points for the Eagles. Makai Ashton-Langford is averaging 10.8 points and 2.6 rebounds while shooting 41.3% over the past 10 games for Boston College.

Tyree Appleby is scoring 17.8 points per game with 3.1 rebounds and 5.9 assists for the Demon Deacons. Hildreth is averaging 12.5 points and 6.4 rebounds while shooting 48.8% over the past 10 games for Wake Forest.

LAST 10 GAMES: Eagles: 3-7, averaging 65.7 points, 31.0 rebounds, 11.4 assists, 6.2 steals and 2.5 blocks per game while shooting 42.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 73.0 points per game.

Demon Deacons: 6-4, averaging 73.6 points, 28.7 rebounds, 11.7 assists, 6.2 steals and 1.5 blocks per game while shooting 46.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 75.1 points.

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