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Duke Blue Devils home to Virginia Cavaliers in NCAA Basketball betting action

Virginia CavaliersDuke Blue Devils
12-4January 13, 2014, 07:00 | Cameron Indoor Stadium12-4

A key college battle sees the visiting Virginia Cavaliers travelling to Duke Monday to take on the Blue Devils.

The Blue Devils sit at 12-4 (9-7 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Cavaliers are currently 12-4 (6-6 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Duke is 7-9 OU, and Virginia is 5-7 OU.

View Virginia Cavaliers vs Duke Blue Devils Odds and Stats.

On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Duke sat as -7.5-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.

This game puts the Blue Devils, most recently No. 5 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Cavaliers, who rate No. 38 in the latest survey.

Duke lost its last outing, a 72-59 result against Clemson on January 11. They failed to cover in that game as a 5.5-point favorite. Duke suffered a 72-59 loss against Clemson on Saturday, getting 20 points from Rodney Hood in a losing effort at Littlejohn Coliseum.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Duke's No. 16 nationally ranked offense (82.69 points per game) against a Cavaliers defense that sits as the No. 2 at 55.19 PPG. The Blue Devils have been averaging 48.43% from the field, more than the Cavaliers have managed so far this season (44.31% on average).

A few Cavaliers at Blue Devils trends to consider:
Virginia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Virginia is 6-15-1 ATS in its last 22 games on the road
Virginia is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Virginia is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Duke
Duke is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Duke is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Duke's last 10 games
Duke is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next up:
Virginia home to Florida State, Saturday, January 18th
Duke at North Carolina State, Saturday, January 18th