Duke Blue Devils vs. Buffalo Bulls - 12/5/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Buffalo Bulls (4-3) at Duke Blue Devils (7-1)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 5:15 pm (Cameron Indoor Stadium)
The Line: Duke Blue Devils -21 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Buffalo Bulls hope to buck the odds with a rod win versus the Duke Blue Devils.
The Buffalo Bulls have survived so far without their best player Justin Moss who had been suspended for the season. The Bulls have won three in a row and improved to 4-2 after a 98-96, overtime win versus Canisius. Both teams sank shots at an identical 48.6% with the Golden Eagles probably letting one get away with 19 turnovers. UB received 18 points and five helpers from Lamonte Bearden with Nick Perkins and CJ Massinburg each scored 15 points while Willie Conner and Blake Hamilton netted 14 points apiece with the latter grabbing seven rebounds followed by a 12 point effort from Jarryn Skeete.
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The mission of the Duke Blue Devils is keep winning and climb the national rankings. The Blue Devils haven’t been hurting themselves with a 6-1 record and four consecutive victories capped off by a one sided 85-52 rout of visiting Utah State as a 17.5 point favorite. Duke ‘only’ led by eleven at the break before pulling away in the second half. The Aggies were limited to 33% from the field while the Blue Devils didn’t miss often at almost 56% accuracy. The tandem of Luke Kennard and Grayson Allen poured in 22 points apiece on 15-24 from the field with Amile Jefferson adding 13 points and nine rebounds. Marshall Plumlee and Brandon Ingram combining for17 points and 14 boards.
The over is 18-7-1 in Buffalo last 26 Saturday games and is 36-15 in their last 51 non-conference games while going 41-20-2 in their last 63 overall. Duke are 20-6-1 ATS in their last 27 Saturday games and are 13-4 ATS in their last 17 home games while the under is 12-4 in their last 16 home games. If the Blue Devils want to they cover and don’t otherwise…