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College Park NCAA Regional Odds & Picks: How to Bet Wake Forest in College Baseball

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College Park Regional Odds

Wake Forest Demon Deacons
+110
Maryland Terrapins
+140
UConn Huskies
+450
Long Island University Sharks
+8000

The best Big Ten team from an RPI perspective will not be favored despite being the host of a Regional. No. 2 seed Maryland enters with +140 odds, alongside Wake Forest and two other non-contenders.

The Terrapins finished 1-3 against the RPI top 25, but crushed teams outside of the top 50 with a record of 42-8. Maryland will be heavy favorites over Long Island, potentially saving ace Jason Savacool for Saturday.

Wake Forest enters College Park with an RPI of sixth in the country thanks to a beefy non-conference schedule that included regional teams in VCU, UNC Greensboro, Central Michigan, Coastal Carolina and Liberty.

Maryland and Wake Forest both own top-10 ranks nationally in hitting categories, such as home runs per nine, on-base and slugging percentage, with the difference being the Demon Deacons’ rise in level of competition.

Both Seth Keener and Rhett Lowder would be a pick’em against Savacool, who posted a 2.89 ERA and 117 strikeouts on the season. After Maryland throws its ace, there’s a big drop-off in strikeout-to-walk ratio with the remainder of the bullpen.

Look for Wake Forest to out-hit UConn on Friday, setting up a showdown against a Maryland team that finished outside the top 75 in staff ERA.

Pick: Wake Forest to Win College Park Regional (+110)

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