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After their thrilling 72-71 win over Clemson, Duke comes into this game with a 15-4 record, including a 5-2 record in Atlantic Coast Conference play in the NCAAB standings. The Blue Devils have won two straight games and have gone 10-2 in non-conference action.
On the road, Duke has gone 3-2, and they have an average scoring margin of +4.4 points per game. They have won their last two road games and have gone 7-3 in their last 10 games away from home.
As the favorite this season, Duke has an ATS record of 8-10. On the road, their ATS mark is just 1-4. In their last three road games, the Blue Devils are 0-2 vs. the spread.
On the season, the over/under record for Duke games is 10-7-1, and today’s line of 146.5 is right around the average over/under line in their games this year (146.4). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 150 points.
Virginia Tech look for their fourth victory straight
Virginia Tech will be looking to extend its three-game win streak when it hosts Duke on Tuesday. The Hokies have been much better at home this season, going 12-2 compared to 1-5 on the road. They are also 3-4 as underdogs this season.
In their last game, the Hokies defeated Georgia Tech, 91-67. Over their last 10 home games, they have gone 8-2.
Virginia Tech’s ATS record this season is 9-9-2, but they have gone 8-4-2 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Hokies are just 3-7 vs. the spread.
This year, the over/under record in Virginia Tech games is 9-11, and today’s line of 146.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (143.3). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line.
|DUKE BLUE DEVILS vs VIRGINIA TECH HOKIES
|Location of the Game: Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg
|Date and Time: Monday, January 29th 7:00 ET
|Reason: 2023-2024 NCAAB Regular Season
|How to watch: watchlivesports.co
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AI Picks: Virginia Tech Hokies 74 – Duke Blue Devils 68
SBAI Picks: ATS Hokies +3.5 | ML Hokies +144 | UNDER 146.5
Duke vs Virginia Tech Prediction Odds
Duke Blue Devils Game Analysis
The Duke Blue Devils offense is coming off a game where they scored 72 points against Clemson. They posted a field goal percentage of 41.2% and connected on 9 threes. The top scorer for the Blue Devils was Jared McCain with 21 points, while Tyrese Proctor also chipped in with 18 points in their NCAAB player stats.
So far, the Blue Devils’ defense is ranked 76th in the country at 67.2 points per contest. Duke will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Clemson to just 41% shooting in their most recent game. In the case of the NCAAB injuries, Christian Reeves is out due to his ankle and Jaden Schutt for his redshirt.
Virginia Tech Hokies Game Analysis
Coming off their recent game, the Virginia Tech Hokies offense tallied 91 points in a matchup against Georgia Tech. Their field goal percentage for the game was 55.2%, and they made 12 threes. Offensively, the Hokies have a season long field goal percentage of 46%, which is 108th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 107th in percentage and 95th in three-pointers made in the NCAAB team stats.
So far, the Hokies’ defense is ranked 90th in the country at 68.2 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.5 threes per game vs. Duke. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 31.8%. Only Mekhi Long is questionable due to his knee.