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How to Watch: Wake Forest Demon Deacons (11-1, 1-0) vs. Louisville Cardinals (7-4, 1-0)

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Everything you need to know for today’s game

Xavier v Wake Forest Photo by Jacob Kupferman/Getty Images

Time: 8:00pm, Wednesday, December 29th, 2021

Location: Louisville, Kentucky (KFC Yum! Center, 22,000 capacity)

TV: ACC Network

Streaming: Watch ESPN

Radio: Wake Forest Sports Network, Demon Deacons App(IOS | Android)

Live Stats: Wake Forest Sports

Twitter: @WakeMBB | @BloggerSoDear | @Les_Johns | @ConorONeill_DI

Instagram: @WakeBasketball

Spread: Wake +5.5

Over/Under: 142.5

Wake’s Rating: KenPom: 66 | NET: 37

Opponent’s Rating: KenPom: 52 | NET: 88

Kenpom Prediction: Louisville wins 73-68

Opponent’s Best Win: Mississippi State (42)

Opponent’s Worst Loss: Furman (119)

Previous Matchup: Wake 65—UL 77 (2020)

Head to Head All Time: 2 wins, 8 losses

ESPN Matchup Predictor: 31% chance to win

Christmas has come and gone and the Deacs are finally back in action tonight after almost two weeks without a game. As covid-19 caused Boston College to cancel their matchup with Wake Forest on December 23rd, the Deacs haven’t played since beating the Charlotte 49ers at the buzzer on the 17th. Louisville is under similar circumstances, though, as a coivd outbreak forced them to pause all basketball activities for eight days, including postponing their rivalry game with Kentucky. The Cardinals seem to be healthy and ready to go, so hopefully this game goes off without a hitch. Let’s get back to playing basktball and Go Deacs!