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Duke Blue Devils Face the Virginia Tech Hokies: Week 9 NCAA Football Odds and Pick

The Virginia Tech Hokies will try to pick up win and cover the spread at Lane Stadium on Saturday when they get a visit from the Duke Blue Devils in Week 9 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans going with the Virginia Tech Hokies in this game found them listed as -15.5-point favorites on the betting odds menu at 5Dimes earlier in the week.

Odds Shark college football prediction models picked a 42-18 result in favor of the Hokies on Saturday. Check the matchup report for any updates or pick revisions before kickoff. 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 Virginia Tech Hokies sport a record of 6-1 and 4-3 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Duke Blue Devils sit at 4-4 and 5-3 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 2-4-1 for the Hokies and 2-6 for the Blue Devils. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Virginia Tech vs Duke injuries news.

The game pits the Virginia Tech Hokies, currently No. 9 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Duke Blue Devils, who rate No. 94 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Virginia Tech Hokies No. 25-ranked offense (37 PPG) against a Duke Blue Devils defense that ranks No. 33 at 20.12 PPG. The Virginia Tech Hokies passing attack has averaged 276 yards per game, more than the Duke Blue Devils give up through the air (197.88 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Duke Blue Devils own the league's No. 34-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 123 yards per game when on the road. Virginia Tech, on the other hand, rates No. 65 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Duke lost its last outing 24-17 against Pittsburgh on Saturday, getting a 142-yard receiving performance from T.J. Rahming in a losing cause at Wallace Wade Stadium.

Virginia Tech cruised to victory in its last outing, as they ran up a 59-7 score against North Carolina at Lane Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Duke is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Duke is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Duke's last 5 games
  • Duke is 12-6 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
  • Virginia Tech is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Virginia Tech is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • Virginia Tech is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Virginia Tech is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Duke at Army, Saturday, November 11th
Virginia Tech at Miami-FL, Saturday, November 4th