Cardinal take on Blue Devils in Week 2 contest
Stanford Cardinal vs Duke Blue Devils Odds
A key Week 2 battle pits the visiting Cardinal travelling to Duke on Saturday to face the Blue Devils.
Backers of the Blue Devils have seen them go 0-1 and 0-1 ATS so far this season, while the Cardinal are at 1-0 and 1-0 ATS. In totals betting, the Cardinal are 1-0, while the Blue Devils are 0-1.
Betting Line: Bettors looking to back the visiting Cardinal in this one will find them as 17.5-point favorites, while the total sits at 59.
Power Rankings / Prediction: According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 66-rated Blue Devils and the No. 10-rated Cardinal in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 80-24 win for the Cardinal on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits the Duke's #79-ranked offense, averaging 21 PPG, against a Cardinal defensive that ranks #5 this week at 3 PPG. The Blue Devils aerial game is averaging 201 yards per game, less than the Cardinal secondary allows through the air, 210 YPG per game.
In their last action, Stanford was a 57-3 winner at home against San Jose State. They covered the 30–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (60) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Last time out for Duke, they were a 23-21 loser as they battled Richmond at home. Duke failed to cover in the match as a 11.5-point favorite, while 44 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Stanford Cardinal Trends:
When playing in September are 9-1
When playing on grass are 10-0
After outgaining opponent are 9-1
When playing outside the conference are 7-3
Duke Blue Devils Trends:
When playing in September are 4-6
When playing on grass are 1-9
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing outside the conference are 5-5
A few Cardinal at Blue Devils trends to consider:
Stanford is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Stanford is 6-0-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Stanford is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Stanford is 6-1-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Duke's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Duke's last 5 games at home
Duke is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games
Duke is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
Stanford at Arizona, Saturday, September 17
Duke at Boston College, Saturday, September 17