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Virginia vs Duke prediction, game preview, how to watch. Week 5, Saturday, October 1

Virginia vs Duke How to watch

Date: Saturday, October 1
Game Time: 7:30 AM ET
Venue: Wallace Wade Stadium, Durham, North Carolina.
How to watch: ESPN3
Record: Virginia (2-2), Duke (3-1)
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Why Virginia will win

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In the end, resentment will go.

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It was different day and night – it’s a good way to say “terrible” – compared to the 2021 version, which crashed all over the place, but the details are still in place to do so much more.

Brennan Armstrong nearly pulled out a game against Syracuse last week — the Cavaliers lost 22-20 — and now he’s getting Duke’s defense, which failed miserably against two teams on the schedule that could still throw.

Northwestern threw for 435 yards against the Blue Devils, and Kansas star Jalon Daniels threw for 324 yards last week to continue the team’s 213 ground yards.

Armstrong is too good for O – especially on third downs – to be that bad. Virginia ranks 118th in the nation for conversions, downgraded to third, and Duke is in last place on the ACC ranking third downgraded to D.

Or …

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Why Duke will win

Maybe Virginia’s attack just isn’t doing well.

The line beats Armstrong, the running play fails to take over when it needs to, and between the team’s ten losses and 31 penalties, there are A LOT of mistakes.

The Duke may not be perfect, but he didn’t screw up – so far, two losses didn’t matter much.

The passing game was effective because the ‘O’ line is leading the way in predicting passes, and…

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What will happen

Could there be enough Virginia Pass rush to do it?

The offense isn’t playing very well, but the defense stepped up with a bunch of sacks, D forced four runs against Illinois and Syracuse, and the offense should be able to eventually move against the Blue Devil defense, which slammed against two Power Five teams on the tablet.

There will be nothing beautiful in it. It is expected to be cold, rainy and windy will be a problem.

It all comes down to defense and running, and Virginia will be better in both areas.

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Virginia vs. Duke Prediction, Line

Virginia 21, Duke 20
Line: Duke -2.5, military unit: 49
ATS Confidence out of 5: 1.5
Virginia vs Duke Must See Rating (out of 5): 2.5

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The story originally appeared in College Football News.


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