Riley Leonard will lead the Duke Blue Devils (6-3) into their matchup versus the Virginia Tech Hokies (2-7) at Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium on Saturday at 12:00 PM ET.

The Blue Devils are double-digit favorites (currently -10.5) in their matchup versus the Hokies, with the over/under being 49.5 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Blue Devils are -407 and the Hokies are +311.)

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Game Info and Betting Lines for Duke vs. Virginia Tech

  • Game Day: Saturday, November 12, 2022
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: RSN
  • Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Stadium: Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium
Blue Devils vs Hokies Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Blue Devils -10.5 -112 -109 49.5 -110 -110 -407 +311

Duke Betting Insights

  • Virginia Tech’s ATS record is 3-6-0 this year.
  • In games they have played as at least 10.5-point underdogs this season, the Hokies are 1-1 against the spread.
  • Three of Virginia Tech’s nine games with a set total have hit the over (33.3%).

Duke Stats & Insights

  • On offense, Duke ranks 49th in the FBS with 418.6 yards per game. Meanwhile, its defense ranks 82nd in total defense (394.1 yards allowed per contest).
  • Duke is averaging 34.8 points per game on offense this season (30th in the FBS), and is giving up 23.1 points per game (47th) on the defensive side of the ball.
  • With 270.3 passing yards allowed per game on defense, which ranks 21st-worst in the FBS, Duke has had to lean on their 97th-ranked passing offense (210.4 passing yards per contest) to keep them competitive.
  • On offense, Duke has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking 22nd-best in the FBS by averaging 208.1 per game. The Blue Devils rank 35th on defense (123.8 rushing yards allowed per game).
  • Despite sporting a bottom-25 defense on third down that ranks 24th-worst in the FBS (43.1% third-down conversion rate), Duke has had more success offensively, ranking 54th in the FBS by posting a 41.4% third-down percentage.
  • Duke owns the third-best turnover margin in college football at +14, forcing 20 turnovers (seventh in the FBS) while turning it over six times (sixth in the FBS).

Duke’s Best Players

  • Leonard has thrown for 1,851 yards, completing 64.6% of his passes and collecting 11 touchdowns and four interceptions this season. He’s also run for 576 yards (64.0 ypg) on 91 carries with nine rushing touchdowns.
  • Jordan Waters has been handed the ball 94 times this year and racked up 461 yards (51.2 per game) with eight touchdowns.
  • Jalon Calhoun’s team-high 491 yards as a receiver have come on 36 receptions (out of 54 targets) with two touchdowns.
  • Eli Pancol has caught 21 passes for 335 yards (37.2 yards per game) this year.
  • Jordan Moore has hauled in 32 receptions for 331 yards, an average of 36.8 yards per game. He’s scored three times as a receiver this season.
  • DeWayne Carter has collected 4.5 sacks to lead the team, while also picking up 6.0 TFL and 23 tackles.
  • Duke’s leading tackler, Shaka Heyward, has 48 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one sack this year.
  • Jaylen Stinson leads the team with two interceptions, while also putting up 31 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and two passes defended.

Virginia Tech Betting Insights

  • Virginia Tech is 3-6-0 against the spread this year.
  • When they have played as at least 10.5-point underdogs this season, the Hokies are 1-1 against the spread.
  • Virginia Tech has hit the over in three of their nine games with a set total (33.3%).

Virginia Tech Stats & Insights

  • Virginia Tech ranks 13th-worst in total yards per game (317.4), but it has been more productive on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 61st in the FBS with 368.9 total yards surrendered per contest.
  • Virginia Tech ranks 19th-worst in points per game (20.2), but it has been more productive on the other side of the ball, ranking 62nd in the FBS with 25.1 points allowed per contest.
  • In terms of passing, Virginia Tech ranks 96th in the FBS (211.9 passing yards per game) and 73rd on the other side of the ball (235.2 passing yards allowed per game).
  • Virginia Tech’s running game has been sputtering, ranking 16th-worst in the FBS with 105.6 rushing yards per game. It has been more productive defensively, allowing 133.7 rushing yards per contest (50th-ranked).
  • Virginia Tech’s offense has been sputtering on third down, ranking 15th-worst in the FBS with a 31.2% third-down conversion rate. It has been more productive on the defensive side of the ball, surrendering a 32.8% third-down rate (28th-ranked).
  • At -8, Virginia Tech owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with six forced turnovers (125th in the FBS) and 14 turnovers committed (84th in the FBS).

Virginia Tech’s Best Players

  • Grant Wells has been a dual threat for Virginia Tech this season. He has 1,842 passing yards (204.7 per game) while completing 58.5% of his passes. He’s tossed eight touchdown passes and eight interceptions this season. On the ground, he’s compiled 197 yards (21.9 ypg) on 87 carries with six rushing touchdowns.
  • Keshawn King is his team’s leading rusher with 57 carries for 338 yards, or 37.6 per game. He’s found the end zone three times on the ground, as well.
  • Kaleb Smith leads his team with 647 receiving yards on 35 catches with three touchdowns.
  • Nick Gallo has caught 27 passes and compiled 201 receiving yards (22.3 per game).
  • Da’Wain Lofton has racked up 175 reciving yards (19.4 ypg) and one touchdown this season.
  • TyJuan Garbutt paces the team with 4.5 sacks, and also has 5.0 TFL and 20 tackles.
  • Dax Hollifield is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s totaled 56 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one sack.
  • Keli Lawson leads the team with one interception, while also recording seven tackles and one pass defended.
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