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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 Wolfpack are underdogs, but by less than a touchdown (+3.5), versus the Blue Devils (with an over/under of 43 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 -109 -111 43 -110 -110 -171 +143

    Duke Pick Insights

    • Duke has gone 3-1-0 ATS this season.
    • When it has played as at least 3.5-point favorites this season, Duke is 2-0 against the spread.
    • In Duke’s four games with a set total, two have hit the over (50%).

    Duke Stats & Insights

    • Duke ranks 60th in total offense this year (404.2 yards per game), but has been shining on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 17th-best in the FBS with 404.2 yards allowed per game.
    • On the defensive side of the ball, Duke has been a top-25 unit, ranking fourth-best by allowing just 11.2 points per game. The offense ranks 45th (32.6 points per game).
    • Duke ranks 96th in passing yards this season (206 per game), but has been thriving on defense, ranking seventh-best in the FBS with 159 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Offensively, Duke has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking 24th-best in the FBS by putting up 198.2 per game. The Blue Devils rank 69th on defense (138.2 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Duke ranks 45th in third-down efficiency (43.3%) on offense and 67th in third-down percentage allowed (38.4%) on defense this season.
    • Duke ranks 28th in college football with a +3 turnover margin after forcing 8 turnovers (58th in the FBS) while committing five (16th in the FBS).

    Duke’s Best Players

    • Riley Leonard leads Duke with 912 yards (182.4 ypg) on 79-of-126 passing with three touchdowns and one interception this season. He also has 326 rushing yards on 47 carries while scoring four touchdowns on the ground.
    • 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 has hauled in 24 receptions for 313 yards (62.6 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone three times as a receiver.
    • 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’ 14 catches have turned into 125 yards.
    • Aeneas Peebles paces the team with two sacks, and also has two TFL and 13 tackles.
    • Duke’s leading tackler, Tre Freeman, has 32 tackles and 0.5 sacks this year.
    • Myles Jones has picked off a team-high two passes. He also has six tackles, one TFL, and two passes defended to his name.

    NC State Betting Insights

    • NC State is 1-3-1 against the spread this year.
    • NC State is winless against the spread (0-1) when playing as at least 3.5-point underdogs.
    • In NC State’s five games with a set total, two have hit the over (40%).

    NC State Pick Insights

    • NC State ranks 97th with 354.5 total yards per game on offense, and it ranks 37th with 338.2 total yards ceded per contest on defense.
    • NC State is putting up 29.2 points per game on offense this season (73rd-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 23.5 points per game (57th-ranked) on defense.
    • With 206 passing yards per game on offense, NC State ranks 96th in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 85th, giving up 241.2 passing yards per contest.
    • NC State has been thriving on run defense, surrendering just 97 rushing yards per contest (17th-best). On offense, it ranks 74th in the FBS by compiling 148.5 rushing yards per game.
    • NC State’s third-down defense has been paving the way for the team, as it ranks 15th-best in the FBS with a 29.3% third-down conversion percentage allowed. In terms of offense, it is posting a 42.7% third-down rate, which ranks 48th.
    • At +1, NC State sports the 53rd-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 11 forced turnovers (17th in the FBS) and 10 turnovers committed (91st in the FBS).

    NC State’s Best Players

    • Brennan Armstrong has been a dual threat for NC State this season. He has 971 passing yards (161.8 per game) while completing 58.8% of his passes. He’s thrown five touchdown passes and six interceptions this season. On the ground, he’s compiled 281 yards (46.8 ypg) on 70 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
    • Michael Allen has run for 209 yards across 38 attempts, scoring one touchdown.
    • Kevin Concepcion leads his squad with 347 receiving yards on 31 receptions with four touchdowns.
    • Terrell Timmons Jr. has caught seven passes and compiled 150 receiving yards (25 per game).
    • Trent Pennix’s 11 catches (on 12 targets) have netted him 136 yards (22.7 ypg) and two touchdowns.
    • Davin Vann paces the team with 4.5 sacks, and also has three TFL and 19 tackles.
    • NC State’s top-tackler, Payton Wilson, has 67 tackles, four TFL, 3.5 sacks, and one interception this year.
    • Robert Kennedy leads the team with two interceptions, while also recording 19 tackles, one TFL, 1.5 sacks, and two passes defended.
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