Blue Devils play host to Virginia Tech
The UNDER has paid out for totals bettors in nine of the last 10 games between the Duke Blue Devils and the Virginia Tech Hokies as those schools meet in betting action on Tuesday.
Overall Duke is 9-1 SU and 6-4 ATS in its last 10 games against Virginia Tech dating back to 2009, with the Blue Devils going 2-0 both SU and ATS in their two meetings last season. Both of those games turned out to be UNDER results.
The Blue Devils currently sports a 22-6 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 17-10-1 ATS. The Hokies are 9-17 and 9-12 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Blue Devils produce a 12-15-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Hokies have gone 4-16 against the number.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Blue Devils as -21.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
The Blue Devils sit at No. 2 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Hokies sit at No. 333 on the same chart.
In their last action, Virginia Tech was a 71-64 loser at home against North Carolina State. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. The Hokies endured a 71-64 loss at the hands of the Wolfpack on Saturday, despite a 14-point effort from Devin Wilson at Cassell Coliseum.
Duke was a 66-60 winner in its last match at home against Syracuse. They earned a push of the 6-point spread as favorites. The Blue Devils grabbed a 66-60 win over the Orange on Saturday, behind a 19-point effort from Jabari Parker at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Duke's No. 17-ranked offense, averaging 80.07 PPG, against a Hokies defense that ranks No. 91 at 68 PPG. The Blue Devils field goal percentage has averaged 46.8% so far, more than the Hokies marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.14% per game.
A few Hokies at Blue Devils trends to consider:
Virginia Tech is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games
Virginia Tech is 1-12 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Virginia Tech's last 8 games
Virginia Tech is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
Duke is 8-2-1 ATS in its last 11 games
Duke is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Duke's last 5 games
Duke is 7-2-1 ATS in its last 10 games at home
Virginia Tech home to North Carolina, Saturday, March 1st
Duke at Wake Forest, Wednesday, March 5th