Duke vs. Miami Prediction
Will Miami be able to run over Duke today at 3:30PM ET? Here’s our take on this ACC game.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Miami is favored at home in this game, as the Hurricanes are getting odds of -15 points against Duke. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 52.5 points. Miami has won nine of the last 10 meetings with Duke and the Hurricanes have covered the spread in four of the last five in this series.
Miami has won three straight entering this week, including a 27-13 win at N.C. State last week. The Hurricanes are 7-4 on the season, 4-3 in the ACC and 7-4 against the spread. Miami has covered the spread in three straight games. The Canes are giving up just 18.7 points and 351.6 yards per game on defense this season. Offensively, Miami is putting up 34.1 points and 418.7 yards per game. They have a pretty good balance as Brad Kaaya has thrown for 2,854 yards and 19 touchdowns while Mark Walton has rushed for 1,005 yards and 14 touchdowns.
Duke is coming off a 56-14 loss at Pittsburgh last week to fall to 4-7 on the season and 1-6 in the ACC. The Blue Devils are 7-4 against the spread this season and they have covered in five of their last six games. Duke doesn’t have much of an offense, as the team averages 23.5 points and 393.2 yards per game. However, the defense is allowing just 27.1 points and 400.7 yards per game. Daniel Jones has thrown for 2,520 yards and 13 touchdowns with nine interceptions. He also has run for 471 yards and seven touchdowns. Shaun Wilson is the leading rusher with 567 yards and four scores.
Miami is giving up a lot of points in this game and doing it against a team that is covering the spread often lately. The Blue Devils were blown out last week, but have stayed within 14 points in all other losses. Miami is a good team, but Duke is a fighter. Look for the Blue Devils to keep it competitive.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 13 PREDICTION: DUKE +15