The Duke Blue Devils (6-4) take on a familiar opponent when they visit the Virginia Cavaliers (2-8) on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at Scott Stadium in an ACC showdown.
The matchup is on CW, if you’re looking for how to watch.
When is Duke vs. Virginia and when does it start?
This game between the Blue Devils and Cavaliers is scheduled on Saturday, November 18, 2023. Expect to see the kickoff at 3:00 PM ET.
Where to watch Duke vs. Virginia
The Blue Devils and Cavaliers will hit the field at Scott Stadium for this matchup on November 18, and if you’d like to catch the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on CW.
Duke vs. Virginia Game Preview
Duke Stats & Insights
The Blue Devils were knocked off by the North Carolina Tar Heels 47-45 in their most recent game.
Duke is totaling 344.7 yards per game on offense, which ranks 99th in the FBS. On the other side of the ball, the Blue Devils rank 44th, allowing 350.1 yards per game.
The Blue Devils rank 14th-worst in passing offense (165.0 passing yards per game), but they’ve been a little better on defense, ranking 26th with 195.6 passing yards allowed per contest.
Duke is compiling 179.7 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 40th in the FBS. The team’s defensive unit ranks 78th, surrendering 154.5 rushing yards per game.
The Blue Devils rank 68th in points scored this year (27.6 points per game), but they’ve been thriving on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 23rd-best in the FBS with 18.8 points allowed per game.
Virginia Stats & Insights
The Blue Devils were beaten by the North Carolina Tar Heels 47-45 in their last game.
From an offensive angle, Virginia is generating 399.7 total yards per contest (57th-ranked). It ranks 58th in the FBS defensively (368.7 total yards allowed per game).
The Cavaliers rank 43rd in the FBS with 259.5 passing yards per game on offense, and they rank 40th with 207.3 passing yards given up per game on the defensive side of the ball.
In terms of rushing, Virginia ranks 90th in the FBS on offense (140.2 rushing yards per game) and 89th on defense (161.4 rushing yards allowed per contest).
The Cavaliers have not been getting things done defensively, ranking 19th-worst with 32.3 points given up per game. They have been more productive on offense, regstering 23.2 points per contest (96th-ranked).
Duke Key Players to Watch
Riley Leonard has thrown for 1,102 yards (157.4 ypg) to lead Duke, completing 57.6% of his passes and collecting three touchdown passes and three interceptions this season. He’s also figured in the ground game with 352 rushing yards (50.3 ypg) on 58 carries with four rushing touchdowns.
Jordan Waters’ team-high 677 rushing yards (67.7 per game) have come on 121 carries, with 12 touchdowns this year.
This season Jaquez Moore has racked up 88 carries for 491 yards (49.1 per game) and four touchdowns.
Jordan Moore’s team-leading 571 receiving yards (57.1 yards per game) have come on 42 receptions with seven touchdowns.
Jalon Calhoun has hauled in 37 passes for 519 yards (51.9 yards per game) and two touchdowns this year.
Sahmir Hagans has hauled in 19 receptions for 154 yards (22.0 ypg) this season.
Virginia Key Players to Watch
Dave Herard’s team-high 8 rushing yards (1.0 per game) have come on one carry this year.
Sackett Wood Jr.’s 141 receiving yards (28.2 yards per game) pace all receivers on the team. He’s registered nine receptions.
Sean Wilson has hauled in seven passes for 78 yards (13.0 yards per game) this year.
Jaden GIbson’s five receptions have turned into 54 yards (13.5 ypg).