The Football Over-Unders for 2015: Duke
This article is another in a series of articles in which the Confidential opines regarding the over/under for football wins in 2015. We’ll take a cursory look at the schedule and determine what we think is the point where folks will struggle to select “over” or “under.” We hope people will share their comments as to “why” they are going over/under. If you disagree with our over/under choice, of course, feel free to let us know too. The next team up: Duke. We are going with an over/under of 7.5 regular season wins.
- September 3 @ Tulane
- September 12 vs North Carolina Central
- September 19 vs Northwestern
- September 26 vs Georgia Tech
- October 3 vs Boston College
- October 10 @ Army
- October 24 @ Virginia Tech
- October 31 vs Miami
- November 7 @ North Carolina
- November 14 vs Pittsburgh
- November 21 @ Virginia
- November 28 @ Wake Forest
Likely losses: Who knows? Have to be some in here, right?
Likely wins: Tulane, NC Central, Army
Summary: Duke rivals North Carolina State for schedule ease, but similarly goes on the road for two of its foes–Tulane and Army. This, of course, is sandwiched around four home games. The Confidential has no idea how Duke will do this year. None. Home losses to Northwestern, Georgia Tech, Miami, and Pitt could happen… or not. Road losses to Virginia Tech, North Carolina, and Virginia could happen. Or not. Heck, even Wake Forest could beat Duke–especially with Wake hosting the game. Or not. Kind of absurd that Duke avoids all of Florida State, Clemson, and Louisville in crossover games. Seriously, anything could happen here. 0-12. 12-0. Ultimately, however, the Confidential goes with a a default over-under of 7.5 wins.
What do you think? Over or under? Let us know.
Prior discussions: Florida State Georgia Tech Wake Forest Pitt Virginia Virginia Tech Louisville Miami Notre Dame NC State