The No. 12 Duke Blue Devils and Virginia Tech Hokies will clash for the first and only time this season when the two meet on Monday. Both teams have been streaking recently, with Duke winning its last two and the Hokies in the middle of a three-game win streak. Each will be looking to add another good win to their tournament resume. The Blue Devils are favored, but the best college basketball bet is to take Virginia Tech to keep it close.
Duke vs Virginia Tech Game Information
1. Game: Duke (15-4) vs. Virginia Tech (13-7)
2. Location: Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, VA
3. Day/Time: Monday, Jan. 29, 7 p.m. ET
4. Duke vs Virginia Tech Live Stream: TBS.com
The Virginia Tech Hokies will try to extend their win streak to four when they host the Duke Blue Devils on Monday at Cassell Coliseum. NCAA basketball odds favor the Blue Devils by three points, with the BetUS sportsbook setting the total at 146 ½ points.
Duke vs Virginia Odds and Spreads
Duke vs Virginia Tech Betting Trends
- Blue Devils are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games as a favorite.
- Blue Devils are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
- Hokies are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games as a favorite of 7.0-12.5.
- Blue Devils are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games as a favorite of 7.0-12.5.
- Virginia Tech has compiled a 9-11-0 record against the spread this year.
- Duke (9-9-0 ATS) has covered the spread 50% of the time.
- Virginia Tech is 5-5 against the spread and 6-4 overall in its past 10 contests.
- Virginia Tech is 7-4 ATS at home this season.
Pick ATS: Virginia Tech +3 (-110)
The Blue Devils are favored on the road, but Virginia Tech is a solid NCAAB bet to keep things close at home.
Virginia Tech’s offense has gotten hot in its past three games, averaging 83.7 points while shooting 52.5% from the field in that time. The Hokies have also been tough to slow down from beyond the arc as they have shot it at a 42.7% clip in their last three games.
Duke, meanwhile, has struggled to stop opposing teams’ shooters this season. It is 10th in the ACC, allowing teams to shoot at 43.2% from the field and 11th from 3-point range, giving them up at a 34.1% clip. The Blue Devils have won two of their last three, but in the loss, they allowed Pitt to shoot 50% from three and score 80 points.
The Hokies have also been playing solid defense, allowing 72 points a game in their last three. That, combined with their hot shooting that Duke is likely to have trouble stopping again, should help Virginia Tech keep it tight at home.
Player Prop: Hunter Cattoor At Least Three 3-Point FGs Made (+139)
Although you could take Hunter Cattoor at over 1.5 3-point field goals made for a more reliable play, Cattoor has been playing well lately, and at plus odds, there’s solid value to make an NCAAB pick at three 3-pointers.
Cattoor has hit three 3-pointers in his last three games, averaging 53.3% shooting from the arc in that time. He has at least three in four of the last five games in which he played the full game. Cattoor has also been solid shooting the 3-pointer at home, recording a 43.4% 3-point percentage. With Duke’s struggles slowing shooters, he’s a solid play to have another good night from beyond the arc.
Duke vs Virginia Tech Prediction
Questions Of The Day
Who is favored on the moneyline?
The sportsbook gave the Blue Devils -1556- odds to defeat the Hokies.
How many points does Duke average this season?
Duke is averaging 81.2 points this season.
The odds and predictions in the article are based on the time of writing and publication. They may differ as to when the actual event takes place.