The Duke Blue Devils will face the Syracuse Orange in an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday February 22nd, 2017. College basketball pick prediction odds Duke -4 with over under odds 150. The game will air on ESPN TV. College basketball free pick prediction Duke at Syracuse is available now to all preview readers and delivered fast to all making the all for this side with total selection.
Date: Wednesday February 22nd, 2017
Start Time: 7PM ET
Point Spread Odds: Duke -4
Over Under Total: 150
Betting Preview: The teams had one meeting last season with Syracuse earning the 64-62 road overtime upset victory at Duke covering as a +11.5 betting odds underdog. The over under in the game goes under 144.5. Syracuse had a +5 rebounding margin and held Duke to 37% shooting.
Duke has a record of 22-5 on the season. The team is 4-3 in true road games. Blue Devils defeated Wake Forest at home Saturday 99-94 but failing to cover the spread as a -12 betting odds favorite. The game wnet over 159.5. It is now a seven game win streak for Duke since their home loss to NC State by a bucket. All starters scored in double digits for Duke in the win. Luke Kennard had 23 points with four rebounds. Jayson Tatum chipped in with 19 points and seven boards. In the preview for Duke we find the Blue Devils are good shooting team making 48.5% from the field with 38.3% from three. Duke also defends the three point shot with excellence ranking eighth in college basketball at 29.9%.
Syracuse enters play 16-12 and 14-3 at home. Orange is coming off a 71-65 road defeat at Georgia Tech on Saturday as a -4 betting odds favorite. The game finished at the closing line of 136. It is now a three game losing streak for Syracuse with other losses coming in overtime at home to Louisville and a five point defeat at Pittsburgh. This came at the heels of a five game win streak where Syracuse seemed to get their act together after a struggle in the first half of this season. Taureen Thompson had 18 points with 12 rebounds in the loss to the Yellow Jackets. Andrew White III had 17 and seven boards. In the preview for Syracuse we find a team that is about average offensive and defensively in the major areas. Syracuse converts on 45.5% from the field along with 37.7% from three point distance. Their defense isn’t as suffocating since moving to the ACC from the Big East. Syracuse gives up 42.4% from the floor to their opponents.
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