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Point Spread Favors the Hokies in NCAA College Football Battle with the Duke Blue Devils

Duke will look to improve on its 3-5 record this week when they host Virginia Tech in Week 10 action at Wallace Wade Stadium on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the $Virginia Tech Hokies listed as -10-point favorites earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under betting line was unavailable earlier in the week, but posted shortly at MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 41-24 result in favor of the Hokies. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Virginia Tech Hokies vs Duke Blue Devils Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Duke battles the Virginia Tech Hokies, currently with a 6-2 mark (4-4 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 2-6 for the Blue Devils and 5-3 for the Virginia Tech Hokies. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Duke vs Virginia Tech injuries news.

The Duke Blue Devils sit at No. 78 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Virginia Tech Hokies are at No. 17 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Duke's No. 92-ranked offense, averaging 24.5 PPG, against a Virginia Tech defense that ranks No. 24 this week at 20.12 PPG. The Duke aerial game is averaging 241.25 yards per game, more than the Virginia Tech Hokies secondary allows through the air, 208.38 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Virginia Tech Hokies own the league's No. 48-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 162 yards per game when on the road. Duke, on the other hand, rates No. 101 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, Virginia Tech's aerial attack generated 406 yards and the Hokies came away with a 39-36 victory over Pittsburgh at Heinz Field.

In their last game, Duke's aerial attack generated 305 yards but it was the Yellow Jackets coming away with a 38-35 victory over Duke at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Virginia Tech is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Virginia Tech is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Virginia Tech's last 7 games
  • Virginia Tech is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Duke is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Duke is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Duke's last 8 games
  • Duke is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Virginia Tech home to Georgia Tech, Saturday, November 12th
Duke home to North Carolina, Thursday, November 10th

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