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Game Thread: Wake Forest Demon Deacons (4-2, 3-2) vs North Carolina Tar Heels (5-2, 5-2)

Big rivalry game for both sides as UNC & Wake look to cement place in top half of ACC.

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NCAA Football: Wake Forest at Syracuse Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

Time: 12:00 pm ET (Saturday, November 14th, 2020)

Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina (Kenan Memorial Stadium, 3,535 capacity, AstroTurf)

TV: ACC Network

Streaming: Watch ESPN

Radio: Wake Forest Sports Network, Wake Forest Demon Deacons App

Live Stats: Wake Forest Demon Deacons App

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

Instagram: @WakeFootball

Uniforms: Chrome Gold Helmets, White Jerseys, White Pants

Spread: Wake +13.5

Over/Under: 69

ESPN Matchup Predictor: 36.5% chance to win

Previous Matchup: Wake 24—UNC 18 (2019)

Weather Forecast: 62 degrees and sunny

The Deacs have extra time after the bye week and take the short trip to Chapel Hill to take on their in-state rival North Carolina Tar Heels. Both teams have lost only two games so far this season and seems monumental in terms of cementing a firm stake in the top half of the ACC standings. Wake Forest started off hot last year but barely held on but this year UNC looks to play up to their talent.

Look for the Deacs to continue to lean on their strong running game and resurgent defense. Regardless, I think the game turns out closer than the Vegas experts say so.