Duke vs Virginia Tech: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 12, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 12, 2021

The No. 19 Duke Blue Devils are favored () to build on a three-game winning streak when they visit the No. 20 Virginia Tech Hokies at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, January 12 at Cassell Coliseum. The matchup airs on ACCN. The over/under is set at  in the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 12, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Duke Betting Information

  • The Blue Devils are under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 1-5
  • When favored by at least 1.5 points, the Blue Devils are 1-5 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • In 66.7% of its games this season (4/6), Duke and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Duke Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Matthew Hurt 7 19.6 7.9 1.3 1.0 0.7 2.3
DJ Steward 7 14.0 5.3 2.4 1.3 0.9 1.7
Jalen Johnson 4 11.5 8.3 1.8 1.0 2.0 0.8
Jeremy Roach 7 9.6 2.3 3.4 1.1 0.0 0.9
Jordan Goldwire 7 8.4 3.4 4.0 2.6 0.1 1.0

Virginia Tech Betting Information

  • The Hokies have outperformed the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 7-3.
  • As at least a 1.5-point underdog, the Hokies tend to outperform with a 5-3 record against the spread.
  • Virginia Tech and its opponents have typically covered the total points bet this season, doing so in 80% (8) of its 10 games played.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Virginia Tech Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Keve Aluma 11 15.5 7.0 1.4 0.6 1.2 0.8
Jalen Cole 8 12.9 1.1 1.0 0.4 0.0 3.4
Nahiem Alleyne 11 10.5 1.8 1.3 0.8 0.0 1.6
Tyrece Radford 11 9.8 5.9 2.0 0.5 0.5 0.4
Hunter Cattoor 10 8.8 2.2 1.2 0.8 0.1 1.6

Total Facts

  • Duke’s games this season have gone over the point total for Tuesday’s matchup (141.5 points) in five out of seven opportunities (71.4% of matchups).
  • Five Virginia Tech games this year (45.5% of its matchups) ended with a final score higher than Tuesday’s point total of 141.5 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 151.2 points per game, 9.7 points more than the point total of 141.5 for this contest.
  • The 136 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 5.5 fewer than the 141.5 over/under in this contest.
  • On average, the Blue Devils have seen a 147 over/under in their games this season, 5.5 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 1.3 points more than the average over/under in Hokies games this season (140.2 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/22/2020 Duke Duke -16.5 143.5 N/A N/A Regular Season 88-64 DUKE
12/6/2019 Duke Virginia Tech -7.5 143 -354 +270 Regular Season 77-63 DUKE
2/26/2019 N/A Virginia Tech N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-72 VT

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