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    Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium is the venue where the Duke Blue Devils (4-1) will battle the NC State Wolfpack (4-2) on Saturday, October 14, 2023.

    The Blue Devils are favored, but by less than a touchdown (-3.5), against the Wolfpack. The over/under for this game is 46.5 points.

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    Game Info for Duke vs. NC State

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 14, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ACC Network
    • Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
    • Stadium: Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium
    Duke vs NC State Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Duke -3.5 -111 -109 46.5 -110 -110 -172 +143

    Duke Pick Insights

    • Duke has a 3-1-0 record against the spread this season.
    • Duke is a perfect 2-0 against the spread when favored by 3.5 points or more this season.
    • Two of Duke’s four games with a set total have hit the over (50%).

    Duke Stats & Insights

    • On the defensive side of the ball, Duke has been a top-25 unit, ranking 18th-best by giving up only 297.2 yards per game. The offense ranks 60th (404.2 yards per game).
    • Duke ranks 45th in points scored this season (32.6 points per game), but has been thriving on the other side of the ball, ranking fourth-best in the FBS with 11.2 points allowed per game.
    • Duke has the 95th-ranked offense this season in terms of passing yards (206 passing yards per game), and has been better on defense, ranking seventh-best with just 159 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Duke is putting up 198.2 rushing yards per game on offense (26th in the FBS), and ranks 68th on the other side of the ball with 138.2 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • Duke is putting up a 43.3% third-down percentage on offense (44th in the FBS), and ranks 66th on defense with a 38.4% third-down percentage allowed.
    • Duke owns the 29th-ranked turnover margin in college football at +3, forcing eight turnovers (58th in the FBS) while turning it over five times (16th in the FBS).

    Duke’s Best Players

    • Riley Leonard has been a dual threat for Duke so far this season. He has 912 passing yards, completing 62.7% of his passes and tossing three touchdown passes and one interception this season. He’s rushed for 326 yards (65.2 ypg) on 47 carries with four rushing touchdowns.
    • This season, Jordan Waters has carried the ball 52 times for 303 yards (60.6 per game) and eight touchdowns, while also racking up 76 yards through the air.
    • Jordan Moore’s 313 yards as a receiver lead the team. He’s been targeted 37 times and has registered 24 receptions and three touchdowns.
    • Jalon Calhoun has hauled in 23 receptions totaling 299 yards, finding the end zone one time as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Sahmir Hagans has racked up 14 receptions for 125 yards, an average of 25 yards per game.
    • Aeneas Peebles leads the team with two sacks, and also has two TFL and 13 tackles.
    • Tre Freeman is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s amassed 32 tackles and 0.5 sacks.
    • Myles Jones leads the team with two interceptions, while also putting up six tackles, one TFL, and two passes defended.

    NC State Betting Insights

    • NC State has covered the spread once in five games this year.
    • NC State is winless against the spread (0-1) when playing as at least 3.5-point underdogs.
    • NC State hase hit the over in two of five games with a set total (40%).

    NC State Pick Insights

    • NC State ranks 94th with 354.5 total yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 38th with 338.2 total yards surrendered per game on defense.
    • With 29.2 points per game on offense, NC State ranks 73rd in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 56th, allowing 23.5 points per contest.
    • From an offensive standpoint, NC State is accumulating 206 passing yards per game (95th-ranked). It ranks 88th in the FBS on defense (241.2 passing yards given up per game).
    • NC State has been dominant on run defense, giving up only 97 rushing yards per game (17th-best). On offense, it ranks 76th in the FBS by accumulating 148.5 rushing yards per game.
    • NC State’s third-down defense has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks 16th-best in the FBS with a 29.3% third-down conversion percentage allowed. In terms of offense, it is generating a 42.7% third-down rate, which ranks 48th.
    • With 11 forced turnovers (16th in the FBS) and 10 turnovers committed (94th in the FBS) this season, NC State ranks 52nd in the FBS with a turnover margin of +1.

    NC State’s Best Players

    • Brennan Armstrong has thrown for 971 yards on 94-of-160 passing with five touchdowns and six interceptions this season. He has chipped on the ground, as well, with 281 yards and three rushing touchdowns.
    • Michael Allen has collected 209 yards (on 38 carries) with one touchdown.
    • Kevin Concepcion has racked up 347 receiving yards on 31 catches to pace his team so far this season while scoring four touchdowns as a receiver.
    • Terrell Timmons Jr. has caught seven passes and compiled 150 receiving yards (25 per game).
    • Trent Pennix has racked up 136 reciving yards (22.7 ypg) and two touchdowns this season.
    • Davin Vann has collected 4.5 sacks to pace the team, while also recording three TFL and 19 tackles.
    • Payton Wilson is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s totaled 67 tackles, four TFL, 3.5 sacks, and one interception.
    • Robert Kennedy has picked off a team-high two passes. He also has 19 tackles, one TFL, 1.5 sacks, and two passes defended to his name.
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