Duke at Syracuse Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 11/3/2014
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Carrier Dome in Syracuse
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The #22 Duke Blue Devils (7-1) will try to win their fourth game in a row when they go up against the Syracuse Orange (3-6) on Saturday afternoon. Duke is currently in first place in the ACC, while Syracuse sits in fifth.
Duke played in a very entertaining game against Pittsburgh last weekend and eventually won 51-48 in double overtime. They had 438 total yards in that game and they didn't commit any turnovers.
So far this season, the Blue Devils have scored 35.8 points per game while only giving up 19.3 points per game. Quarterback Anthony Boone has thrown for 1,628 yards with 12 touchdowns and just three interceptions this season, and he has also rushed for 243 yards with four more touchdowns. Wide receiver Jamison Crowder has caught 49 passes for 636 yards and four scores.
Last Saturday, Syracuse lost their second straight game when they were beaten 24-17 by NC State at home. They had just 38 rushing yards in that loss and they ended up turning the ball over three times.
The Orange have one of the worst scoring teams in the nation after scoring just 20.1 points per game in their first nine games. Quarterback Terrel Hunt hasn't thrown the ball well this season, but he does has 322 rushing yards with a team-high six touchdowns. Wide receiver Jarrod West has caught 40 passes for 610 yards, but he hasn't caught a touchdown pass yet.
Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
Duke Blue Devils are 6-2-0 Against the Spread
Duke Blue Devils are 2-5-0 against the Over/Under
Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
Syracuse Orange are 4-5-0 Against the Spread
Syracuse Orange are 2-7-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Duke Blue Devils
11/03/14 DB Deondre Singleton Shoulder injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Syracuse
11/02/14 CB Johnathan Lloyd Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Syracuse
11/02/14 OL Trip McNeill Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Syracuse
08/30/14 - Taariq Shabazz Leg out for season
08/21/14 TE Braxton Deaver Knee out for season
08/14/14 LB Kelby Brown Knee out for season
11/03/14 OL Nick Robinson Knee probable Saturday vs. Duke
11/02/14 WR Brisly Estime Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Duke
11/02/14 OL Ivan Foy Leg "?" Saturday vs. Duke
11/02/14 LB Luke Arciniega Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Duke
11/02/14 CB Wayne Morgan Knee "?" Saturday vs. Duke
11/02/14 DT Wayne Williams Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Duke
10/28/14 WR Keenan Hale Lower Body has left the team
10/28/14 S Rodney Williams Lower Body out for season
10/18/14 WR Adly Enoicy Upper Body out indefinitely
10/06/14 QB Terrel Hunt Leg expected to miss 4-6 weeks
08/11/14 S Naesean Howard Personal off the team
Guy's Pick: Take Duke
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