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Miami vs. Duke

Miami (12-15) at Duke (24-4)

NCAA BB: Saturday, March 2nd, 2019, at 1:00 pm PST (Cameron Indoor Stadium)

Line and Odds: Duke -16, Over/Under 148.5

Free NCAA BB Pick Miami vs. Duke

Miami

In their last game, Miami lost to Wake Forest Tuesday, 75-76. Despite the loss, the Hurricanes gained great performances from their players. Sophomore guard, Chris Lykes, put up 26-point performance for Miami. Lykes leads his team in scoring. This is the 10th time he has scored 20+ points in a game, his sixth in conference play. Lykes’ teammate, Anthony Lawrence II, put up his second straight double-double in the game against Wake Forest by scoring 14 points with 12 rebounds. Other players averaging double-doubles this season are Zach Johnson (12.3), Dejan Vasiljevic (11.6) and Ebuka Izundu (10.6) As a team, the Hurricanes score 72.6 points per game while giving up 70.3 points per game to opponents.

Duke

Miami wasn’t the only team to lose their last game, Duke loss their game against No. 20 Virginia Tech, 72-77. The Blue Devils are only one game back from leading the ACC conference. Duke still has the top scorers in the ACC conference, all being freshmen. Freshman forward, RJ Barrett, is only 43 points away from scoring the most points in a season by a freshman. Marvin Bagley III currently holds the record which he accomplished last season. Now, Barrett is leading the ACC in points scored per game with 23.3. He has three games left to beat the record. He also has three games to beat another record, such as the most 30+ point performances in a season by a freshman. Barrett needs one more to tie the record, and he can do it. In the last five games, Barrett is averaging 24.0 points with eight rebounds

In history, Duke leads the Hurricanes 19-7 with a 9-2 record at home.

Cover The Spread 365 Betting Trends

Miami

Miami is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Duke

Miami is 6-15 SU in its last 21 games when playing Duke

The total has gone OVER in 14 of Miami’s last 19 games when playing Duke

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami’s last 6 games when playing Duke

Miami is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Duke

Miami is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Duke

The total has gone OVER in 8 of Miami’s last 10 games when playing on the road against Duke

Duke

Duke is 4-10-2 ATS in its last 16 games when playing Miami

Duke is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games when playing Miami

The total has gone OVER in 14 of Duke’s last 19 games when playing Miami

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Duke’s last 6 games when playing Miami

Duke is 1-7-1 ATS in its last 9 games when playing at home against Miami

Duke is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Miami

The total has gone OVER in 8 of Duke’s last 10 games when playing at home against Miami

Free NCAA BB Prediction: Duke vs. Miami

In my opinion, if a team puts up great performances by their players and still lose a game, that is not a good sign. Miami is the team losing despite great player performances. For that, my money is on Duke.

Pick: Miami +16

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