Duke vs. Toledo - 12/29/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toledo Rockets (7-4) at Duke Blue Devils (10-0)
College Basketball: Monday, December 29, 2014 at 7:00 pm (Cameron Indoor Stadium)
The Line: Duke Blue Devils -20 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Duke Blue Devils and the Toledo Rockets face off on Monday at Cameron Indoor Stadium in college basketball action.
The Duke Blue Devils are off to a 10-0 start to the season and are ranked number two in the nation. Duke is averaging 85.4 points and they are shooting 52.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 60.2 points and their opponents are shooting 40.5 percent. Jahlil Okafor leads the Blue Devils averaging 17.4 points and 8.9 rebounds per game. Quinn Cook is averaging 13.9 points, Justise Winslow is averaging 12 points, and Tyus Jones is averaging 10.9 points and 5.3 assists. Duke has won by double digits in every game this year.
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The Toledo Rockets are 7-4 this season and they have won five games in a row. Toledo is averaging 77.5 points and they are shooting 47.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.6 points and their opponents are shooting 42.5 percent. Julius Brown leads the Rockets averaging 15.9 points per game. J.D. Weatherspoon is averaging 12.6 points and 7.5 rebounds, Justin Drummond is averaging 12.6 points, and Jonathan Williams is averaging 10.9 points. Toledo is 2-3 on the road this season.
Duke is 1-4 against the spread following a win, 5-1 against the spread against the MAC, and 0-4 against the spread at home against a team with a losing road record. Toledo is 3-7 against the spread following a win, 2-9-1 against the spread in their last 12 road games, and 1-3-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record.
He numbers here say Toledo covers but for me while my pick is Toledo it isn’t strong enough for me to play it personally.