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Duke Blue Devils at Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Pick – Jan 29, 2024

In Atlantic Coast Conference play, the Duke Blue Devils are at the Virginia Tech Hokies on Monday. The Duke Blue Devils come into the game with a 15-4 record on the season, and 6-2 in conference play. Duke has gone 3-2 in games on the road. The Blue Devils are coming off a narrow one point win at home over Clemson.

For Virginia Tech, they are 13-7 on the season, and 5-4 in Atlantic Coast Conference action. The Hokies have won three in a row. Virginia Tech was dominant on Saturday in their home win over the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.

The Duke Blue Devils are -3.5 on the road here. The total is listed at 146.5.

Balanced Attack for Duke

Duke saw three guys score in double digits in the win over Clemson on Saturday, Kyle Filipowski was not one of them, as he wrapped up with just 9 points. Jared McCain, Tyrese Proctor and Mark Mitchell were the guys. McCain finished with a game high 21 points.

On the season, Filipowski is scoring 18.2 points per game. He is making more than 50% of his shots. Tyrese Proctor is scoring 10.7 per game, and also dishing out 3.9 assists per game. Duke is scoring 81.7 points per game, which is 38th in College Basketball. The defense is allowing teams to score 67 points per game.

The Blue Devils have this game, and then a huge one on Saturday. They will play at North Carolina in a battle of the top two teams in the conference. After that, Duke will host Notre Dame, Boston College and Wake Forest in three straight home games.

Virginia Tech Strong Finish to January

The Hokies made quick and easy work of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Saturday. Five guys scored in double figures for Virginia Tech. Lynn Kidd and Mylyjael Poteat both scored 18 points in the game. Sean Pedulla is the top scorer for the Hokies, with 16.1 points per game.

Virginia Tech as a team is scoring 73.8 points per game, and allowing teams to score 68.3 per game. The Hokies have struggled on the glass, with just 33.4 rebounds per game. Virginia Tech during their three game winning streak are scoring 83.3 points per game.

Virginia Tech will go on the road at Miami on Saturday, and then take a week off before going on the road to Notre Dame. The next time after this, the Hokies are at home against the Florida State Seminoles.

Hokies Compete Hard on Monday

Duke may struggle a bit in this one. Do not be surprised if the Hokies hang around in this game. Virginia Tech is 10-1 at home this season, and ready to pull the strings on a bit time upset. While we expect the Hokies to hang around, we do think Duke is going to find a way to win late. This is a talented team, and they get the job done. Our final bet for this game on Monday is the Virginia Tech Hokies +3.5 over the Duke Blue Devils.

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