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    The Duke Blue Devils and the UCF Knights will meet for the Military Bowl. The matchup is at 2:00 PM ET on December 28, 2022, and airs on ESPN.

    The Knights are underdogs, but by less than a field goal (+1), against the Blue Devils (with an over/under of 62.5 points).

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Duke vs. UCF

    • Game Day: Wednesday, December 28, 2022
    • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Annapolis, Maryland
    • Stadium: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
    Blue Devils vs Knights Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Blue Devils -1 -106 -115 62.5 -110 -112 -110 -110

    Duke Betting Insights

    • UCF is 7-6-0 ATS this year.
    • In games they have played as at least 1-point underdogs this season, the Knights are 1-1 against the spread.
    • Six of UCF’s 13 games with a set total have hit the over (46.2%).

    Duke Stats & Insights

    • Duke is putting up 386.2 yards per game on offense this year (68th in the FBS), and are giving up 360.8 yards per game (46th) on the other side of the ball.
    • Duke is putting up 33.1 points per game on offense (34th in the FBS), and ranks 36th on the other side of the ball with 22.8 points allowed per game.
    • Duke is totaling 219.9 passing yards per game on offense (81st in the FBS), and ranks 105th on the other side of the ball with 258.3 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Duke ranks 55th in rushing yards this season (166.3 rushing yards per game), but has been playing really well on the other side of the ball, ranking 11th-best in the FBS with 102.6 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • Duke sports the 53rd-ranked third-down offense this season (40.1% third-down percentage), but has been less effective on defense, ranking 21st-worst with a 43.1% third-down percentage allowed.
    • With 22 forced turnovers (14th in the FBS) against nine turnovers committed (sixth in the FBS), Duke’s +13 turnover margin is the fourth-best in college football.

    Duke’s Best Players

    • Riley Leonard has thrown for 2,639 yards, completing 62.7% of his passes and collecting 18 touchdowns and five interceptions this season. He’s also run for 569 yards (47.4 ypg) on 109 carries with nine rushing touchdowns.
    • This season, Jordan Waters has carried the ball 110 times for 510 yards (42.5 per game) and eight touchdowns.
    • Jalon Calhoun’s leads his squad with 811 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 56 catches (out of zero targets) and scored four touchdowns.
    • Jordan Moore has put up a 606-yard season so far with four touchdowns, reeling in 52 passes on zero targets.
    • Eli Pancol has a total of 328 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing 20 throws.
    • Dewayne Carter has five sacks to lead the team, and also has 10 TFL and 34 tackles.
    • Shaka Heyward has been all over the field, leading the team in both tackles and interceptions. He has 92 tackles, five TFL, two sacks, and two interceptions so far.

    UCF Betting Insights

    • UCF has a 7-6-0 record against the spread this season.
    • UCF has a 1-1 record against the spread in games it was an underdog by 1 point or more this year.
    • Six of UCF’s 13 games with a set total have hit the over (46.2%).

    UCF Stats & Insights

    • UCF’s offense has been dominant, putting up 480.2 total yards per contest (11th-best) this season. On defense, it ranks 75th by surrendering 382.3 total yards per game.
    • From an offensive angle, UCF is putting up 34.4 points per contest (26th-ranked). It ranks 39th in the FBS on defense (23.2 points given up per game).
    • In terms of passing, UCF ranks 54th in the FBS (244.5 passing yards per game) and 74th defensively (226.1 passing yards allowed per game).
    • UCF’s run defense ranks 77th in the FBS with 156.2 rushing yards allowed per contest, but it has been led by its offense, which ranks eighth-best by piling up 235.7 rushing yards per contest.
    • UCF’s third-down defense ranks 57th in the FBS with a 37.2% third-down conversion rate given up, but it has been led by its offense, which ranks 16th-best by posting a 47.2% third-down rate.
    • After forcing 16 turnovers (60th in the FBS) and turning the ball over 17 times (73rd in the FBS) this season, UCF has the 100th-ranked turnover margin of -1.

    UCF’s Best Players

    • John Rhys Plumlee has thrown for 2,404 yards (200.3 ypg) to lead UCF, completing 63.1% of his passes and collecting 14 touchdown passes and seven interceptions this season. He is also a playmaker on the ground, racking up 827 yards (68.9 ypg) on 144 carries with 11 touchdowns.
    • Isaiah Bowser has run for 769 yards across 195 carries, scoring 14 touchdowns.
    • Javon Baker’s 747 receiving yards (57.5 yards per game) are a team high. He has 54 receptions on zero targets with five touchdowns.
    • Ryan O’Keefe has put up a 725-yard season so far with five touchdowns. He’s caught 73 passes on zero targets.
    • Kobe Hudson has racked up 578 reciving yards (64.2 ypg) and seven touchdowns this season.
    • Tre’Mon Morris-Brash has collected six sacks to pace the team, while also picking up 10 TFL and 47 tackles.
    • UCF’s top-tackler, Jason Johnson, has 112 tackles, three TFL, and one sack this year.
    • Divaad Wilson has a team-high three interceptions to go along with 39 tackles, one TFL, and four passes defended.

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