Duke Blue Devils vs. Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks - 11/26/19 NCAAB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
2019-11-26 21:00:00 EDT
The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks hit the road for a matchup with the number 1 team in the nation, the Duke Blue Devils. The Lumberjacks are (4-1), having lost 69-57 to Rutgers. The Blue Devils are (6-0), coming off a 81-73 win over Georgetown.
In the Lumberjacks loss to Rutgers, Stephen F. Austin was led on offense by Kevon Harris. Harris was 6 of 16 from the floor, while going 6 of 7 from the foul line, registering 18 points. The Lumberjacks shot 39% from the floor and 15% from 3-point range. The Lumberjacks never led in the game, committing 19 turnovers in the loss.
In the Blue Devils win over Georgetown, Duke was guided on offense by Cassius Stanley. Stanley was 6 of 11 from the floor, connecting on 6 of 7 from the line, registering 21 points. The Blue Devils shot 41% from the floor and 46% from distance. The difference in the game, was the foul shooting. Duke made 21 of 29, while Georgetown made just 11 of18. The blue Devils forced 24 turnovers and trailed by 11 points in the game.
Recent Betting Trends:
Lumberjacks are 7-15-1 ATS in their last 23 games overall.
Lumberjacks are 2-7-1 ATS in their last 10 road games.
The over is 6-2 in Lumberjacks last 8 road games.
Blue Devils are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 Tuesday games.
Blue Devils are 4-13 ATS in their last 17 games following a SU win.
The over is 4-1 in Blue Devils last 5 overall.
The Lumberjacks first real test was the loss to Rutgers. SFA has wins over a non-division 1 school, North Carolina Central, Niagara, and Drexel. Duke has blown out most mid majors they faced thus far, except for their 11 point win over Georgia State. SFA has been able to score at a consistent rate this year, while the Blue Devils aren’t in question in this one, I’ll take the over. SFA will be able to do enough offensively to push this total over. Final score prediction, Dukes wins and the total goes over, 89-64.