Duke vs. Georgia Southern - 12/15/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgia Southern Eagles (3-4) at Duke Blue Devils (8-1)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Cameron Indoor Stadium)
The Line: Duke Blue Devils -30.5 -- Over/Under: 154 See the Latest Odds
The Duke Blue Devils and the Georgia Southern Eagles face off on Tuesday at Cameron Indoor in college basketball action.
The Duke Blue Devils are 8-1 this season and they have win six games in a row since losing to Kentucky. Duke is averaging 86 points and they are shooting 48.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 69.3 points and heir opponents are shooting 43.4 percent. Grayson Allen leads the Blue Devils averaging 21.8 and 5.3 rebounds per game. Brandon Ingram is averaging 13.7 points, Matt Jones is averaging 13.3 points, and Amile Jefferson is averaging 11.4 points and 10.3 rebounds. Duke has looked strong but they have played all of their games either at home or on neutral sites.
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Georgia Southern is 3-4 this season and they are coming off of a loss that ended a two game winning streak. GSU is averaging 75 points and they are shooting 37.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 85 points and their opponents are shooting 47.7 percent. Tookie Brown leads the Eagles averaging 14.4 points per game. Ike Smith is averaging 12.6 points and 5.4 rebounds, Mike Hughes is averaging 10.7 points and 5.1 rebounds, and Jake Allsmiller is averaging 8.4 points. Georgia Southern has played five of their last six games on the road.
Duke is 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 games following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, 12-5 against the spread in their last 17 road games, and 1-5 against the spread following a loss. Georgia Southern is 4-0-1 against the spread against the ACC, 12-5 against the spread in their last 17 road games, and 1-5 against the spread following a loss.
The line here has Duke favored by 30 and while I like the Blue Devils here, not sure I like them by 30 so going to take the points but likely will stay away altogether.