Indiana vs. Duke - 11/29/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Duke Blue Devils (8-0) at Indiana Hoosiers (4-2)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 9:30 pm (Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall)
The Line: Indiana Hoosiers +9.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The top ranked Duke Blue Devils battle the Indiana Hoosiers in college basketball on Wednesday.
The Duke Blue Devils have survived a tough non-conference schedule thus far to maintain the number one ranking with an 8-0 record. Duke comes in off of an 87-84 victory versus the Florida Gators as a two point favorite where the team rallied from four down to win. The Blue Devils had a slight 23.9%-42.3% shooting edge wit a few more free throws being the difference.
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The Blue Devils attack revolved around Marvin Bagley III who led all scorers with 30 points and a contest high 15 rebounds on 10-20 accuracy with Gary Trent Jr. tossing in 15 points on 4-9 with a trio of threes. Grayson Allen gave Duke 14 points, four yanks and seven assists on 5-12 from the floor including a 4-8 effort on threes while Trevon Duval netted eleven points and handed out six assists.
The Indiana Hoosiers have been building up some momentum heading in to their matchup versus the Duke Blue Devils with three consecutive wins capped off by an 87-67 rout of the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Friday. The Hoosiers superior 53.4%-42.3% edge in marksmanship was the difference along with a 12-21 performance from beyond the arc.
Robert Johnson paced the explosive Hoosiers offense with 18 points on 6-8 from the field which included four makes from distance followed by Josh Newkirk with 17 pints on 6-10 and another five long balls. De’Ron Davis gave the Hoosiers another eleven points as there was no shortage of production.
Duke are 10-2-1 ATS in their last 13 games overall and Duke are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 vs. Big Ten and over is 6-2 in Duke last 8 vs. Big Ten. Indiana are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 home games and Indiana are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall and Indiana are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 vs. Atlantic Coast.
I don’t like the number but the Blue Devils are loaded and should be prepared for this one…