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Point Spread Favors the Blue Devils in NCAA College Football Battle with the Army Black Knights

A key Week 6 battle has the visiting Duke Blue Devils travelling to Army on Saturday to face the Black Knights.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Duke Blue Devils were listed as -11-point favorites on the opening NCAA football line at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark. No total was available early in the week, check out the odds pages here or Bovada for updates.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 33-17 win for the Blue Devils on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Duke Blue Devils vs Army Black Knights Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Army Black Knights sit at 1-4 (4-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Duke Blue Devils are currently 4-1 (3-2 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? Army is 2-3 OU, and Duke is 0-5 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Army vs Duke injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Army Black Knights rated this week at No. 96 and the Duke Blue Devils sitting at No. 36.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Army's No. 77-ranked offense, averaging 27.6 PPG, against a Duke defense that ranks No. 5 this week at 10.6 PPG. The Army aerial game is averaging 80.4 yards per game, less than the Duke Blue Devils secondary allows through the air, 146.4 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Duke Blue Devils feature the league's No. 4-rated road run defense, allowing 25 yards per game. Army, meanwhile, ranks No. 39 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Blue Devils grabbed a Week 5 victory over the Eagles in their last game, winning 9-7 at Wallace Wade Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Duke is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Duke is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Duke's last 5 games
  • Duke is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Army is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Army is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Army's last 6 games
  • Army is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Duke at Virginia Tech, Saturday, October 24th
Army home to Bucknell, Saturday, October 17th

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