Davidson vs. Duquesne - 1/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Duquesne Dukes (10-4) at Davidson Wildcats (8-4)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Belk Arena)
The Line: Davidson Wildcats -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Duquesne Dukes and Davidson Wildcats square off Wednesday night at the John M. Belk Arena.
The Duquesne Dukes look to keep rolling after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Duquesne Dukes are averaging 78.6 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 73.5 points on 41 percent shooting. Derrick Colter is averaging 17.6 points and 4.1 assists while Micah Mason is averaging 16.1 points and 3.5 rebounds. Jeremiah Jones is dishing 2.6 assists and L.G. Gill is grabbing 6.7 rebounds. The Duquesne Dukes are shooting 36.5 percent from beyond the arc and 66 percent from the free throw line. Duquesne is allowing 39.2 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 11.7 turnovers per game. The Duquesne Dukes have lost eight of their last 10 road games.
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The Davidson Wildcats look for consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Davidson Wildcats are averaging 81.9 points on 44.3 percent shooting and allowing 82.1 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Jack Gibbs is averaging 24 points and 4.4 assists while Peyton Aldridge is averaging 15 points and 5.7 rebounds. Brian Sullivan is dishing four assists and Jordan Barham is grabbing 5.1 rebounds. The Davidson Wildcats are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 72.1 percent from the free throw line. Davidson is allowing 37.7 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 13 turnovers per game. The Davidson Wildcats have won 12 straight home games.
The Dukes are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Wednesday games and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS loss. The Wildcats are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 vs. Atlantic 10 and 2-12 ATS in their last 14 games overall.
The Davidson Wildcats have cooled off as of late but continue to be a tough out on their home court. Duquesne is in over its head here, as it's a team that struggles big time on the road. Give me the Wildcats in a rather convincing victory.