NCAA Matchups  >>  Duke Blue Devils vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Preview 10/26/2013

 
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The fans at Lane Stadium will be treated to a game between the Duke Blue Devils and the Virginia Tech Hokies when they take their seats on Saturday.
Oddsmakers currently have the Hokies listed as 13½-point favorites versus the Blue Devils, while the game's total is sitting at 46½.
Duke won its last outing, a 35-22 result against Virginia on October 19. Duke covered in that game as a 2.5-point underdog, while the 57 combined points took the game OVER the total.
In their last action, Virginia Tech was a 19-9 winner at home against Pittsburgh. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (28) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
Duke has won 3 straight games.
Virginia Tech has won 6 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Duke: 5-2 SU, 5-2 ATS
Virginia Tech: 6-1 SU, 3-2-2 ATS
DUKE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 3-7

VIRGINIA TECH MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on grass are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 6-4


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Duke is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Duke is 3-6-1 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Duke is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Duke is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Virginia Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Duke
Virginia Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Duke
Virginia Tech is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

NEXT UP:
Duke home to North Carolina State, Saturday, November 9
Virginia Tech at Boston College, Saturday, November 2