Will the Blue Devils cover Monday night's Duke-Virginia Tech ACC matchup at 7:00 PM ET as a 3.5-point road favorite? Or is there a better bet in tonight's conference matchup than Blacksburg, Virginia?
Chances of playing and betting
881 Duke Blue Devils (-3.5) at 882 Virginia Tech Hokies (+3.5); o/u 146.5
7:00 PM ET, Monday, January 29, 2024
Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, VA
Duke vs. Virginia Tech: Bettors aren't afraid to score with the Blue Devils
Our CBB public betting info page shows that 55% of public bettors currently favor Duke on the spread. This information may change throughout the day, so be sure to check the link for the most up-to-date public betting data.
Roach plays 25 minutes in the win
Jeremy Roach (ankle) had five points (1-8 FG, 0-1 3-pointer, 3-4 FT), two rebounds and an assist in 25 minutes during Duke's 72-71 win over Clemson on Saturday. achieved Despite not being in Duke's starting lineup Saturday, Roach played more than half of Clemson's game, suggesting his ankle is fine. Perhaps the senior would do well to rest, given that he is a poor shooter.
Although Roach has averaged 14.4 points and 1.5 steals in his last 17 games, his immediate return to Duke's starting lineup is not a lock before the team's game at Virginia Tech on Monday. However, the Blue Devils are expected to return him to their starting five in February.
Camden gets three points
John Camden (Illness) had three points (1-1 FG, 1-1 3-point), one rebound and one assist in his one minute performance in the Hokies' 91-67 win over Georgia Tech on Saturday. Camden picked up their first point since December 16th. However, the healthy forward is averaging 3.0 points in his 2023-24 season. While not a stellar rate, it's still better than Camden's 2022-23 season, when he barely averaged more than a point.
Duke vs. Virginia Tech CBB betting trends
The over is 5-2-1 in the Hokies' last 8 games overall
Under is 7-2-1 in Hokies last 10 home games
Under is 6-2 in Blue Devils last 8 road games
Over is 4-0 in Blue Devils last 4 vs. a team with a straight up win
Duke vs. Virginia Tech CBB Prediction:
Use Virginia Tech. Hokies are 4-1-1 against the spread in their last 6 home games, 4-1 and 5-1 in their last 5 home games against a team with a road winning percentage over .600. in the betting window on their last six games played on Monday. On the other hand, the Blue Devils are winless in their last four games overall against the spread, are 1-4 in their last five as a road favorite and are 5-11 ATS in their last 16 road games. have. A team with a home winning percentage greater than .600.
Duke vs. Virginia Tech College Hoops Prediction: VIRGINIA TECH HOKIES +3.5