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Virginia Cavaliers Visit Duke Blue Devils in Week 8 Clash – Betting Lines and Pick

Virginia Cavaliers


Duke Blue Devils
Saturday, October 18, 2014 12:30 PM ET
Wallace Wade Stadium


Duke has been one of the best bets in college football as a home favorite in recent seasons with a 12-0 SU and 10-1-1 ATS record in its last 12 games as a home favorite.

The Blue Devils will be a small favorite this Saturday hosting Virginia.

Duke is 6-0-1 in its last seven games against Virginia including a 5-1 SU record in the last six meetings between these two teams. Virginia has been solid this season however with a 4-2 SU and 5-1 ATS record through its first six games.

Virginia Cavaliers vs Duke Blue Devils Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans going with the Duke Blue Devils in this game found them listed as -5-point favorites on the betting odds menu at Bovada earlier in the week but it was bet down a few points. The total was 51 over at GTbets.eu.

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Computer Prediction: Virginia Cavaliers vs Duke Blue Devils Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 34-23 victory for the Blue Devils. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Virginia Cavaliers vs Duke Blue Devils Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Betting fans of the Duke Blue Devils have seen them go 5-1 and 3-2-1 ATS so far this season, while the Virginia Cavaliers are at 4-2 and 5-1 ATS. In over under totals betting, the Virginia Cavaliers are 3-3, while the Duke Blue Devils are 2-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Duke vs Virginia injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 24-rated Duke Blue Devils and the No. 98-ranked Virginia Cavaliers, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

How Virginia Cavaliers vs Duke Blue Devils Stats Matchup

The game also pits Duke's No. 33-ranked offense, averaging 35.83 PPG, against a Virginia defense that ranks No. 47 this week at 22.5 PPG. The Duke aerial game is averaging 205.5 yards per game, less than the Virginia Cavaliers secondary allows through the air, 239.33 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Virginia Cavaliers feature the league's No. 52-rated road run defense, allowing 145 yards per game. Duke, meanwhile, ranks No. 16 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh was unable to contain Kevin Parks in its last action Saturday and the result was a 24-19 Week 6 loss against the Cavaliers.


In their last game, Duke got a 102-yard performance from Josh Snead as a key part of its 31-25 win over Georgia Tech.

Virginia Cavaliers vs Duke Blue Devils Betting Odds Trends

Virginia is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
Virginia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Virginia is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Virginia's last 14 games
Duke is 11-3-1 ATS in its last 15 games
Duke is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Duke's last 5 games
Duke is 5-0-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Virginia home to North Carolina, Saturday, October 25th
Duke at Pittsburgh, Saturday, November 1st