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Duke Blue Devils Visit the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in Week 7 College Football – Betting Odds and Pick

Duke Blue Devils

vs

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Saturday, October 11, 2014 12:30 PM ET
Bobby Dodd Stadium

The Duke Blue Devils and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets share a common opponent in their last games heading into their ACC matchup on Saturday. Duke is coming off a bye after losing at Miami 22-10 the previous week as a 3.5-point road underdog, while Georgia Tech beat the Hurricanes 28-17 at home last Saturday as a 2.5-point favorite.

The Blue Devils had won their first four games of the season - covering the spread in their previous two - and the Yellow Jackets remained unbeaten at 5-0 to go along with a 3-2 mark against the spread. Duke has lost 17 of the last 18 meetings between the teams, including the past 10. Georgia Tech is 7-1-1 ATS in the last nine meetings.

Duke Blue Devils vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Opening Odds and Betting Line

Odds makers at 5Dimes opened the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets as -6-point favorites in the matchup, while the betting total had not been set at press time (check 5Dimes for the latest on the over under).

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Computer Prediction: Duke Blue Devils vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Pick

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 28-27 result in favor of the Yellow Jackets 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 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Duke Blue Devils will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 2-2-1 ATS against the spread this season, while the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 3-2 ATS. Duke is 2-3 on the over under betting totals; Georgia Tech is 3-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Georgia Tech vs Duke injuries news.

The game pits the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, currently No. 51 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Duke Blue Devils, who rate No. 27 in the latest survey.

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How Duke Blue Devils vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Stats Matchup

The game also pits Georgia Tech's No. 42-ranked offense, averaging 34.6 PPG, against a Duke defense that ranks No. 8 this week at 13.6 PPG. The Georgia Tech aerial game is averaging 132.6 yards per game, less than the Duke Blue Devils secondary allows through the air, 181.2 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Duke Blue Devils own the league's No. 70-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 180.5 yards per game when on the road. Georgia Tech, on the other hand, rates No. 17 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Blue Devils suffered a Week 5 loss against Miami in their last game, falling 22-10 at Sun Life Stadium.

Zach Laskey went over the 100-yard mark (133) in his team's latest effort as Georgia Tech defeated Miami by a score of 28-17 on Saturday.

Duke Blue Devils vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Odds Trends

Duke is 10-3-1 ATS in its last 14 games
Duke is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Duke is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Duke is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Georgia Tech is 5-9-1 ATS in its last 15 games
Georgia Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Georgia Tech's last 14 games
Georgia Tech is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Duke home to Virginia, Saturday, October 18th
Georgia Tech at North Carolina, Saturday, October 18th

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