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Game Thread: Wake Forest (5-0, 1-0) hosts Louisville (3-2, 1-1)

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Wake Forest can become bowl eligible with their sixth win in six tries while Louisville continues to exceed expectations with the new coach.

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NCAA Football: Wake Forest at Louisville Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

Time: 7:30 pm ET (Saturday, October 12th, 2019)

Location: Winston Salem, North Carolina (BB&T Field, 31,500 capacity, turf)

TV: ACC Network

Streaming: Watch ESPN

Radio: Wake Forest Sports Network, Wake Forest Gameday App

Live Stats: Wake Forest Sports, Wake Forest Gameday App

Twitter: @WakeFB, @BloggerSoDear, @Les_Johns, @ConorONeillWSJ

Instagram: @WakeFootball

Uniforms: Gold Chrome Helmets, Black Jerseys, Black Pants

Spread: Wake -6.5 (opened Wake -6.5)

Over/Under: 66

ESPN Matchup Predictor: 69.4% chance to win

NCAA 14 Simulation: Wake wins 17-15

Previous Matchup: Wake 56 - Louisville 35

Opponent’s Last: 41-39 Win vs BC

Weather Forecast: 73 degrees and partly cloudy

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons look to earn bowl eligibility early this season. Coming into their first ACC home game, the Deacs can win their sixth game in six tries. The Louisville Cardinals stand in their way as the Cardinals have impressed from week one, when they battled tough with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

A night game and under the lights, the Deacs will have extra shine as they will wear the shiny gold chrome helmets.

Look for the Deacs to keep riding their high-powered offense led by QB Jamie Newman as Wake Forest comes off the bye week.

As always, Go Deacs!