Duke Blue Devils vs Virginia Cavaliers Prediction, 9/26/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Duke Blue Devils vs Virginia Cavaliers
Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020
Location: Scott Stadium
TV: ACC Network
Odds/Point Spread: Duke (+6)
Scott Stadium is the site where Brennan Armstrong and the Virginia Cavaliers will play the Duke Blue Devils on Saturday. Duke opens this contest as 6-point dogs. The O/U opens at 46.5.
In their last game, the Duke Blue Devils went up against the Boston College Eagles and left there with a loss by a score of 26-6. Deon Jackson paced the team in rushing for that game. He tore off a long run of 22 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He racked up a total of 74 yards on 15 carries which gave him an average of 4.9 yards per carry. Noah Gray was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 61 yards on 5 catches. He had an average of 12.2 yards per catch for that game. Chase Brice went 23/42 with 217 yards via the pass but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He gave away 2 picks on the day.
The Blue Devils have earned 685 total yards over the course of this season. As a team they average 104.5 yards on the ground ranking them 51st in the nation. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Duke has totaled 2 touchdowns on the ground. Regarding scoring points, the Duke Blue Devils hold an average of 9.5 points per game. The Blue Devils sit in 33rd in Division 1 in terms of the opposition scoring, giving up 26.5 PPG. The opposition is running for 3.1 yards per tote and 131.0 rushing yards per contest on the campaign. In total, they have allowed 262 yards via the ground game in 2 games. Concerning yards through the air, the Blue Devils have conceded 563 yds. During their 2 games played this year, they have surrendered 281.5 yards per game via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 66.7%. For the season, they have yielded 412.5 yards per game which ranks them 44th in college football.
In their last contest last season, the Virginia Cavaliers went up against the Florida Gators and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 36-28. Bryce Perkins went 28/40 with 323 yards by way of passing and threw 4 touchdowns. He tossed 1 pick for the contest. Bryce Perkins led the team in rushing in this outing. His longest run of the day went for 10 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for a total of 24 yards on 14 carries which had him averaging 1.7 yards per run. Terrell Jana led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 126 yards on 7 catches. He notched an average of 18.0 yards per catch in this outing.
Virginia had an average of 121.2 rushing yards per game and ran for 1,697 yards for last season. Last year, the Cavaliers threw for 3,739 passing yards as well as averaging 267.1 throwing yards per contest, putting them at 35th in the country. The Virginia Cavaliers held an average of 388.4 yards per outing which had them sitting 84th in the country. In terms of their scoring prowess, the Cavaliers were ranked 41st in the country averaging 32.1 PPG. The Cavaliers surrendered 27.1 points per game, ranking them 75th in the nation. Overall, they surrendered 379 points in total. Virginia yielded a total of 1,933 yards on the ground (138.1 yards per outing) and 22 touchdowns on the ground last season. They conceded 22 touchdowns via the pass as well as 233.7 yards/game, which had them ranked 88th in D-1.
Who will win tonight's Blue Devils/Cavaliers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cavaliers -6
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