2014 Duke Blue Devils Season Win Total NCAA Football Picks
by Robert Ferringo - 7/12/2014
2013 Record: 10-4
2014 Las Vegas Season Win Total: 8.5
2014 Season Win Total Picks NCAA Football: 'Under'
Odds courtesy of 5Dimes.
The Blue Devils came out of nowhere to win the ACC Coastal Division and put a scare into SEC darling Texas A&M in a bowl game last season. It took David Cutcliffe five years, but he has built the Blue Devils program from scratch and created a group that should remain competitive in this fluctuating league.
Duke's offense was ranked just No. 47 in the country in yards and No. 41 in scoring with 32.8 points per game. But they played much better than that and were the heart and soul of last year's team. The Anthony Boone-Jamison Crowder combination is one of the tops in the league. And if the defense, which has just six starters back, can improve at creating turnovers this team could make a run at another division title.
September should be very kind to the Devils and I think they'll get off to a 4-0 start. Duke has to play four of its next five games on the road. But they dodge Florida State, Clemson and Louisville out of the Atlantic Division and get their last three games at home.
Duke isn't going to sneak up on anyone in the ACC this year. They have a very favorable schedule and nine wins aren't out of the question. But this team will be a target. And if you really delve into last year's schedule and results you'll see that Duke caught a lot of breaks and seemed to be in the right place at the right time.
I'm selling my Duke stock early. I think they'll make another bowl game. But play this team 'under' as I don't think they will win more than seven games.
2014 Duke Blue Devils Schedule
Sat, Aug 30th, 2014 Elon 06:00 PM Wallace Wade Stadium
Sat, Sep 6th, 2014 at Troy 07:00 PM Veterans Memorial Stadium
Sat, Sep 13th, 2014 Kansas 03:30 PM Wallace Wade Stadium
Sat, Sep 20th, 2014 Tulane TBA Wallace Wade Stadium
Sat, Sep 27th, 2014 at Miami-Florida TBA Sun Life Stadium
Sat, Oct 11th, 2014 at Georgia Tech TBA Bobby Dodd Stadium At Historic
Sat, Oct 18th, 2014 Virginia TBA Wallace Wade Stadium
Sat, Nov 1st, 2014 at Pittsburgh TBA Heinz Field
Sat, Nov 8th, 2014 at Syracuse TBA Carrier Dome
Sat, Nov 15th, 2014 Virginia Tech TBA Wallace Wade Stadium
Thu, Nov 20th, 2014 North Carolina 07:30 PM Wallace Wade Stadium
Sat, Nov 29th, 2014 Wake Forest TBA Wallace Wade Stadium
All Times EST
Robert Ferringo was the top football handicapper in the country last year, earning nearly $8,000 in total football profit in 2013-14 and posting one of the best seasons in America. He hit 62.1 percent for the entire NFL season (95-58) and was amazing down the stretch, closing with 11 of 14 winning NFL weeks and 12 of 15 overall winning football weeks. Robert has posted 3 of 4 winning football seasons, 6 of 7 winning NFL seasons, 30 of 44 winning football months, and 6 of 7 winning NFL preseasons. Also, Robert's proprietary KING College Football Betting System posted another winning season (now 2-for-2) and is 83-58 over the last two years (58.9 percent).
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