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Both Duke and Virginia (not pictured) possess energetic offenses, making for an interesting matchup.

Prop bets for Duke football vs. Virginia

Ladies and gentlemen, Locktober is in full swing. The Blue Devils look for a statement ACC win against the Cavaliers in Charlottesville, Va., this weekend, and, while I’m not here to give investment advice, there are a few plays that eager bettors can keep their eye on in this conference matchup. 

Running back Mataeo Durant recorded 24 carries in the first half.

Beats' picks: Can Duke football get its first ACC win of the year against Virginia?

Every football game, our beat writers Cam Polo, Jake Piazza, Max Rego, Alex Jackson, Micah Hurewitz and Jonathan Levitan will be here to give you their picks for Duke's upcoming matchup, and we'll keep track of their prediction records every week. Virginia comes in as a 10.5 point favorite against a Blue Devil team on the road in Charlottesville, Va., in search of its first win.