BREAKDOWN: Duke v. Virginia Tech

The Blue Devils return from the bye week to face Virginia Tech on the road. Here's the statistical breakdown between Duke and the Hokies.

Duke vs. 
Virginia Tech

October 24, 2015
TV: ESPNU
Kickoff:  3:30

DUKE

VIRGINIA TECH
Overall Record 5-1 (2-0) 3-4 (1-2)
Scoring/G: PF&PA(Rank) 31.5 (58) 9.3 (2) 29.4 (67) 23.4 (48)
Yardage/G: YF&YA(Rank) 412.8 (62) 252.8 (4) 376.0 (88) 348.9 (33)
Rushing/G: YF&YA(Rank) 180.7 (54) 121.7 (29) 170.3 (65) 177.6 (83)
Passing/G: YF&YA(Rank) 232.2 (67) 131.2 (2) 205.7 (82) 171.3 (17)
Turnover Margin(Rank) 0.17 (56) 0.29 (50)
AP Poll 23 NR
Coaches Poll 21 NR
Sagarin Rating 34 51
Schedule/Results
Thus 09/03 at Tulane W 37-7 Mon 09/07 Ohio State L 42-24
Sat 09/06 NC Central W 55-0 Sat 09/12 Furman W 42-3
Sat 09/19 Northwestern L 19-10 Sat 09/19 at Purdue W 51-24
Sat 09/26 Georgia Tech W 34-20 Sat 09/26 at E Carolina L 35-28
Sat 10/03 Boston College W 9-7 Sat 10/03 Pittsburgh L 17-13
Sat 10/10 at Army W 44-3 Fri 10/09 NC State W 28-13
Sat 10/24 at Virginia Tech Sat 10/17 at Miami 30-20
Sat 10/31 Miami Sat 10/24 Duke
Sat 11/07 at North Carolina Sat 10/31 at Boston College
Sat 11/14 Pittsburgh Thu 11/12 at Georgia Tech
Sat 11/21 at Virginia Sat 11/21 N Carolina
Sat 11/28 at Wake Forest Sat 11/28 at Virginia 
N/A N/A
Last Meeting: 2014 Virginia Tech won 17-16
(Virginia Tech leads 14-8)
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More Statistics

Statistic DUKE VIRGINIA TECH Diff
  DU OPP DIFF VT OPP DIFF DU-VT
Yds / Play 5.4 3.8 +1.6 5.5 5.5 0.0 -0.1
Rushing Yds / Car 4.1 2.9 +1.2 4.2 4.5 -0.3 -0.1
Passing Yds / Att 7.0 5.5 +1.5 7.5 7.0 +0.5 -0.5
Passing Yds / Comp 11.0 12.7 -1.7 13.1 13.9 -0.8 -2.1
Passing Cmp % 63.5 43.4 +20.1 56.9 50.3 +6.6 +6.6
Turnovers / G 1.3 1.5 +0.2 1.6 1.9 +0.3 +0.3
Fumbles Lost / G 0.8 0.7 -0.1 0.4 0.9 +0.5 -0.4
Interceptions / G 0.8 0.5 -0.3 1.1 1.0 -0.1 +0.3
Penalties: No/G 4.8 4.7 -0.1 8.3 7.9 -0.4 +3.5
Penalties: Yards/G 44.5 29.5 -16.0 71.0 69.4 -1.6 +26.5
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Top Players

DUKE
Rank Category Player Value
70 Passing Yards Thomas Sirk 1260
38 Total Offense Thomas Sirk 264.2
56 Tackles/G Dwayne Norman 8.5
VIRGINIA TECH
Rank Category Player Value
10 Receiving TDs Isaiah Ford 7
70 Passer Rating Brenden Motley 129.6
18 Interceptions Adonis Alexander 3

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