Duke Blue Devils vs Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Tips, Prediction & Odds

The Duke Blue Devils will be put on a real test when they host the undefeated Arizona Wildcats at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina on December 22, 2021.               

Match Details 

  • Duke Blue Devils vs Virginia Tech Hokies
  • League: NCAA Basketball
  • Date – 22/12/2021
  • Starting time – 9 PM ET
  • Venue: Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham, NC

Duke Blue Devils Stats & Form

The Duke Blue Devils are currently ranked 7th in the Atlantic Coast Conference with a 10-1 record. Their only loss this season came against Ohio State, 71-66 on November 30.

The Blue Devils are coming off an 87-56 win over the Elon Phoenix.

Mike Krzyzewski’s team shot 49.2% from the field and 32 from deep for an easy win against 3-9 Elon in a game in which all 12 Blue Devils scored.

Freshman guard Trevon Keels was the top scorer with 19 points on 8-of-13 shooting. Forwards Wendell Moore Jr. and Paolo Banchero added 12 points each.

Duke scores 86.6 points per game this season while allowing 64.4.

Duke Blue Devils News

Duke is 10-0 at home this season and has covered the spread in nine of those games. Wendell Moore leads the Blue Devils in points and assists. He scores 16.9 points per game while also adding 5.1 assists. Trevor Keels is the top three-point shooter for the Blue Devils, hitting 1.6 per game.

Virginia Tech Hokies Stats & Form

The Virginia Tech Hokies are 8-4 this season which ranks them 9th in the Atlantic Coast Conference. They started the season well winning the first five games against Maine, Navy, Radford, St. Francis and Merrimack but have dropped four of their next seven games.

The Hokies are visiting Duke after an 86-49 win over the St. Bonaventure Bonnies.

Hunter Cattoor scored a career-high 21 points, Storm Murphy added 18 points for Virginia Tech. The Hokies scored the opening 13 points and led 42-20 at the break as St. Bonaventure was held to its lowest point total in any half this season. The Hokies opened the second half on a 9-2 run for a 29-point lead.

Virginia Tech avoided losing back-to-back games against Atlantic 10 Conference opponents after its 62-57 loss to Dayton.

The Hokies are averaging 71.6 points per game for the season and allow 56.5.

Virginia Tech Hokies News

Keve Aluma scores 14.2 points per game to pace Virginia Tech. Justyn Mutts is number one on the Hokies leaderboard in both rebounds (7.4 per game) and assists (2.8 per game). Hunter Cattoor makes more threes per game than any other member of the Hokies, averaging 2.3 treys per game.

Duke Blue Devils vs Virginia Tech Hokies Head-to-Head Stats

Duke leads all time series against Virginia Tech 32-8 but the Hokies have won four of the last eight including the 74-67 win in January this year. Tyrece Radford led Virginia Tech with 18 points while Jeremy Roach scored 22 for Duke.

Duke Blue Devils vs Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Odds

The Duke Blue Devils are huge favorites in this one with -450 odds to win while Virginia Tech is at 400.

The total point margin is set at 399.5 with both ways at -110.

Betting Tip

It is pretty obvious who is going to win this one but the other options are really nice opportunities for easy wins.

Blue Devils matchups this year have an average total of 147.5, 8 more points than this game’s over/under. They are also 9-0 covering the spread.

Therefore placing a bet on Duke winning by more than 9 points and total over are the right choices.

  • Tip Quote (Home team win): -450 by 22bet
  • Tip Quote (Away team win): 400 by 22bet
  • Expert betting tip: Over 139.5 points (110 by 22bet)