Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Duke Blue Devils Pick Prediction NCAA College Football Odds Preview 10-26-2013

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The Duke Blue Devils will hit the road in ACC conference play as they face the Virginia Tech Hokies in an NCAA college football game set for Saturday afternoon.

Kick off time from Virginia is scheduled for 3:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPNU.

The wagering odds from this college football game have the home team Virginia Tech Hokies favored by -13 points with a total of 47 ½ points.

Duke has won three straight to move to 5-2 on the year after a 35-22 road victory last week to the Virginia Cavaliers as a +2 ½ point betting odds underdog. The game total landed at over 53 points. The Blue Devils overcame a 22-7 first half deficit by outscoring Virginia 28-0 in the second.

Duke posted 472 yards of offense with 180 running for 4 yards a carry. Each team committed on turnovers. Anthony Boone hit on 21 of 39 passes for 245 yards with two touchdowns and one pick. The Blue Devils survived 4 of 16 on third down. On defense the team allowed 363 yards to the Cavaliers with 100 running for just 2 ½ yards per attempt.

Virginia Tech is 6-1 and will be riding a six game win streak after a 19-9 home victory two weeks ago to the Pittsburgh Panthers as a -7 point betting favorite. The game total finished at under 43 points. Virginia Tech was able to hold onto their 10-3 first half lead. They will be coming off their bye week.

The Hokies offense posted 315 yards with 76 running for 2 yards a carry. Logan Thomas completed 19 of 34 passes for 239 yards with a touchdown. Defensively they limited Pittsburgh to 210 yards for the game with 23 rushing on 29 carries. Virginia Tech’s defense got off the field 71% of the time on third down.