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Blue Devils visit Virginia Cavaliers in Week 6 College Football Betting Clash

Betting fans will be looking to hit pay dirt on Saturday when the Virginia Cavaliers host the Duke Blue Devils at Scott Stadium in Week 6 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans backing the Virginia Cavaliers here saw them at Bovada as 4.5-point underdogs in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)

Earlier, Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game picked a 31-19 victory for the Blue Devils. That score may change during the week, if injury or weather factors alter the numbers, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Duke Blue Devils vs Virginia Cavaliers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Betting fans of the Virginia Cavaliers have seen them go 3-1 and 2-2 ATS so far this season, while the Duke Blue Devils are at 4-1 and 4-1 ATS. In over under totals betting, the Duke Blue Devils are 2-3, while the Virginia Cavaliers are 2-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Virginia vs Duke injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 101-rated Virginia Cavaliers and the No. 82-rated Duke Blue Devils in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Virginia Cavaliers No. 59-ranked offense (31.25 PPG) against a Duke Blue Devils defense that ranks No. 24 at 18.4 PPG. The Virginia Cavaliers passing attack has averaged 312.25 yards per game, more than the Duke Blue Devils give up through the air (211 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Duke Blue Devils own the league's No. 39-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 118 yards per game when on the road. Virginia, on the other hand, rates No. 111 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Duke didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Hurricanes as Miami-FL blasted them 31-6 in Week 5 action.

Andre Levrone hauled in 5 passes for 141 yards against the Boise State defense in the team's last game, leading Virginia over the Broncos 42-23 on Friday.

Betting Trends
  • Duke is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Duke is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Duke is 12-5 ATS in its last 17 games on the road
  • Duke is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Virginia is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Virginia is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • Virginia is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Virginia is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Duke home to Florida State, Saturday, October 14th
Virginia at North Carolina, Saturday, October 14th

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