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College Football Betting Line Favors the Duke Blue Devils over the Pittsburgh Panthers

Duke will look to improve on its 4-3 record this week when they host Pittsburgh in Week 8 action at Wallace Wade Stadium on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The home Duke Blue Devils were -8-point favorites in this NCAA football battle at Bovada earlier (watch for line movement). No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to be posted shortly.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and analytics picked a 30-26 win for the Blue Devils. That value could change during the week, if injuries or other 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.

Pittsburgh Panthers vs Duke Blue Devils Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Duke Blue Devils sport a record of 4-3 and 5-2 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Pittsburgh Panthers sit at 2-5 and 1-4-2 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 2-5 for the Blue Devils and 1-5-1 for the Panthers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Duke vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The Duke Blue Devils sit at No. 92 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Pittsburgh Panthers are at No. 69 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Duke Blue Devils No. 70-ranked offense (28.43 PPG) against a Pittsburgh Panthers defense that ranks No. 99 at 31.43 PPG. The Duke Blue Devils passing attack has averaged 210.71 yards per game, less than the Pittsburgh Panthers give up through the air (268.57 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Pittsburgh Panthers feature the league's No. 105-rated road run defense, allowing 239.67 yards per game. Duke, meanwhile, ranks No. 38 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last gridiron battle, Jester Weah did much of the damage, producing 106 receiving yards but NC State managed to defeat the Panthers 35-17 at Heinz Field.

In their last gridiron battle, T.J. Rahming did much of the damage, producing 111 receiving yards but Florida State managed to defeat the Blue Devils 17-10 at Wallace Wade Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 1-6-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-3-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Duke is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Duke's last 5 games
  • Duke is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Duke is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh home to Virginia, Saturday, October 28th
Duke at Virginia Tech, Saturday, October 28th

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