Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Blue Devils versus the Hurricanes? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN. The game will be played at Watsco Center in Coral Gables, FL. Duke is favored by -5.5 in this Atlantic Coast conference contest against Miami (FL). The game’s over/under currently sits at 150 points at BetUs.

Can Duke Pull Off A Win at Watsco Center?

After defeating Florida State 76-67 in their last game, Duke is now 20-5 overall and 10-3 in ACC play. They are currently riding a four-game win streak and have gone 10-2 in non-conference games.

On the road this season, the Blue Devils are 5-3, and their average scoring margin in these games is +4.0 points per game. Over their last 10 road games, they have gone 6-4, while they are 4-1 in their last five.

As the favorite, Duke has gone 13-10 vs. the spread this season. On the road, the Blue Devils are just 3-5 vs. the spread. However, their last three favorite ATS record is 3-0, and they are 5-5 in their last 10 games as the favorite.

This season, the over/under record in Duke games is 11-12-1, and today’s line of 150 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (146.8). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 144 points, and their OU record in their last 10 games is 4-6.

Coming off their recent game, the Duke offense tallied 76 points in a matchup against Florida State. Their field goal percentage for the game was 46.4%, and they made 10 threes. The team’s top scorer is Kyle Filipowski, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 17, while Jared McCain also carries a PPG average of 13.8 into the game.

At present, the Blue Devils’ defense is nationally ranked 74th, allowing 67.6 points per game. Duke’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Florida State offense to knock down 49% of their shots on their way to putting up 67 points.

  • Tyrese Proctor (Questionable) Concussion
  • Christian Reeves (Out) Ankle
  • Jaden Schutt (Out) Redshirt

Are Miami (FL) Ready for a Home Win?

After losing their last game to Boston College, the Miami Hurricanes are looking to snap their four-game losing streak. On the season, Miami is 15-11 and 6-9 in Atlantic Coast Conference play. At home, the Hurricanes are 13-3, compared to 2-8 on the road.

As the underdog, Miami has gone 2-8 and is 15-11 against the spread. In their last 10 games at home, the Hurricanes are 7-3.

As the underdog, Miami (FL) has gone 4-5-1 vs. the spread this season and they are 13-11-2 overall. At home, the Hurricanes are 10-5-1 vs. the spread this year and they have gone 6-3-1 vs. the spread in their last 10 home games. Over their last 3 games as the underdog, Miami (FL) has gone 1-2 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 150 for Miami’s game against Duke is just below the average over/under line of 153.1 in their games this season. So far, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 148 points.

In their recent game, the Hurricanes’ offense concluded with 77 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 77.9 points per contest. The top scorer for the Hurricanes was Norchad Omier with 20 points, while Matthew Cleveland also added 20 to the scoreboard.

In terms of defense, Miami (FL) is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 72.5 points per game. The Miami (FL) defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 85 points and allowed Boston College to connect on 15 threes.

So far, the Hurricanes’ defense is ranked 185th in the country at 72.5 points per contest. So far, the Miami (FL) defense is giving up an average of 8.8 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.3 times per game (630th).

  • Nijel Pack (Out) Lower Body
  • Matthew Cleveland (Questionable) Illness

Blue Devils vs. Hurricanes Pick

Entering the game as underdogs with a spread of +5.5, the Hurricanes is our point spread pick. Our projections not only see them covering the spread but also indicate a solid chance of an outright victory. This is a good choice for those looking for a higher moneyline payout.

Pick: Take the Hurricanes at +5.5

The Total

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 150, and our model predicts the Blue Devils and Hurricanes to score a combined 142 points. We recommend betting on the under.

Pick: Go Under 150 points (-110)