Tigers Blue Devils Betting Preview for Week 2
Duke Blue Devils vs Memphis Tigers Odds
The Tigers will try to win and cover the spread at Liberty Bowl on Saturday when they get a visit from the Blue Devils in Week 2 action.
The Blue Devils will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 1-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Tigers are 0-1 ATS. Duke is 0-1 on the totals; Memphis is 1-0.
Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup, the Tigers sat as 6-point underdogs, according to 5Dimes. The total, meanwhile, had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.
How They Match Up:
In their last action, Duke was a 45-0 winner at home against N.C. Central. They covered the 32.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (45) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. N.C. Central didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Blue Devils as Duke blasted them 45-0 in Week 1 action.
Memphis was a 42-24 winner in its last match at home against Southern Miss. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 66 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Brandon Hayes went over the 100-yard mark (115) in his team's latest effort as Memphis defeated Southern Miss by a score of 42-24 on Saturday.
Duke Blue Devils Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 6-4
Memphis Tigers Trends:
When playing in September are 2-8
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing outside the conference are 1-9
A few Blue Devils at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Duke's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Duke's last 6 games on the road
Duke is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Duke is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Memphis's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis's last 5 games at home
Memphis is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games
Memphis is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games at home
Duke home to Georgia Tech, Saturday, September 14
Memphis at Middle Tennessee, Saturday, September 14