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Duke Blue Devils vs Virginia Tech Hokies Week 8 Betting Prediction and Odds

Lane Stadium will feature the Duke Blue Devils vs Virginia Tech Hokies on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for betting fans in Week 8 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at Bovada had the Virginia Tech Hokies as -6-point favorites in the matchup, while the betting total had not been set at press time (check BetOnline for the latest on the over under).

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 22-18 result in favor of the Blue Devils. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Duke Blue Devils vs Virginia Tech Hokies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Duke Blue Devils will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 4-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Virginia Tech Hokies are 3-4 ATS. Duke is 0-6 against the over under total, while Virginia Tech is 4-3 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Virginia Tech vs Duke injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 59 (Virginia Tech Hokies) and the No. 27 (Duke Blue Devils) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Virginia Tech's No. 67-ranked offense, averaging 29.43 PPG, against a Duke defense that ranks No. 2 this week at 9.33 PPG. The Virginia Tech aerial game is averaging 205.71 yards per game, more than the Duke Blue Devils secondary allows through the air, 131.17 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Duke Blue Devils own the league's No. 5-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 69 yards per game when on the road. Virginia Tech, on the other hand, rates No. 87 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Duke cruised to victory in its last outing, as they ran up a 44-3 score against Army at Michie Stadium.

In their last game, the Hokies were Week 7 losers coming out on the wrong end of 30-20 score against Miami.

Betting Trends
  • Duke is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Duke is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Duke's last 5 games
  • Duke is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Virginia Tech is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Virginia Tech's last 6 games at home
  • Virginia Tech is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Duke
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Virginia Tech's last 5 games when playing Duke

Next Betting Matchups

Duke home to Miami, Saturday, October 31st
Virginia Tech at Boston College, Saturday, October 31st