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Miami Favored by -5.5 Against Duke on Saturday - Week 5 College Football Betting Odds and Pick

Duke Blue Devils


Miami Hurricanes
Saturday, September 27, 2014 7:30 PM ET
Sun Life Stadium

Reigning 2013 ACC Coastal champion Duke will begin its quest for another division title this Saturday against the Miami Hurricanes. The Blue Devils have picked up where they left off last season after going 10-4 SU with a perfect 4-0 SU (2-1-1 ATS) start this year. They are now 10-2-1 ATS in their last 13 games.

It has been an up and down start for the Hurricanes with a 2-2 mark SU and a 1-3 record ATS. Their eight-game SU winning streak against Duke came to an end last season in a 48-30 loss as 3.5-point home favorites. The total has gone OVER in the last three meetings

Duke Blue Devils vs Miami Hurricanes Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Miami Hurricanes as -5.5-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest.

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Computer Prediction: Duke Blue Devils vs Miami Hurricanes Pick

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 32-27 result in favor of the Hurricanes. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Duke Blue Devils vs Miami Hurricanes Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Duke Blue Devils will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 2-1-1 ATS against the spread this season, while the Miami Hurricanes are 1-3 ATS. Duke is 2-2 on the over under betting totals; Miami is 2-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Duke injuries news.

The Miami Hurricanes sit at No. 81 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Duke Blue Devils are at No. 24 on that chart.

How Duke Blue Devils vs Miami Hurricanes Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Miami Hurricanes No. 70-ranked offense (31.5 PPG) against a Duke Blue Devils defense that ranks No. 7 at 11.5 PPG. The Miami Hurricanes passing attack has averaged 273.25 yards per game, more than the Duke Blue Devils give up through the air (170.75 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Duke Blue Devils feature the league's No. 56-rated road run defense, allowing 158 yards per game. Miami, meanwhile, ranks No. 75 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Duke was a 47-13 winner in their most recent outing at home against Green Wave. They covered the -16.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (60) made winners of OVER bettors. Duke won its last game, 47-13 over Tulane on Saturday, behind a 119-yard receiving performance from Jamison Crowder at Wallace Wade Stadium.

Last time out for Miami, they were a 41-31 loser as they battled Cornhuskers on the road. Miami failed to cover in the match as a +8-point underdog, while 72 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. In their last game, Miami's aerial attack generated 359 yards but it was the Cornhuskers coming away with a 41-31 victory over Miami at Memorial Stadium.

Duke Blue Devils vs Miami Hurricanes Betting Odds Trends

Duke is 10-2-1 ATS in its last 13 games
Duke is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
Duke is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Duke is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Miami is 2-10 ATS in its last 12 games
Miami is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Miami's last 9 games
Miami is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Duke at Georgia Tech, Saturday, October 11th
Miami at Georgia Tech, Saturday, October 4th