ODU vs James Madison Pick – Basketball Predictions & Odds 2/2/23
James Madison Dukes (15-7) vs. Old Dominion Monarchs (13-9)
February 2, 2023 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Old Dominion Monarchs +1.5 / James Madison Dukes -1.5; Over/Under: +137
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The James Madison Dukes and Old Dominion Monarchs meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Chartway Arena. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The James Madison Dukes Betting Preview
The James Madison Dukes are averaging 82.9 points on 47.7 percent shooting and allowing 66.6 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Vado Morse is averaging 13 points and 1.8 rebounds, while Terrence Edwards is averaging 12.3 points and 2 assists. Mezie Offurum is the third double-digit scorer and Takal Molson is grabbing 5.2 rebounds. The James Madison Dukes are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 70.2 percent from the free throw line. The James Madison Dukes are allowing 30.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35 rebounds per game.
The Old Dominion Monarchs Betting Preview
The Old Dominion Monarchs are averaging 67.5 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 66 points on 41.2 percent shooting. Tyreek Scott-Grayson is averaging 14.4 points and 5 rebounds, while Chaunce Jenkins is averaging 13.5 points and 3.5 rebounds. Ben Stanley is the third double-digit scorer, and Mekhi Long is dishing 1.4 assists. The Old Dominion Monarchs are shooting 32.3 percent from beyond the arc and 65.9 percent from the free throw line. The Old Dominion Monarchs are allowing 31.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.9 rebounds per game.
James Madison vs ODU Trends
The Dukes are 6-21 ATS in their last 27 Thursday games. The Monarchs are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 7-3 in Dukes last 10 overall. The under is 6-0 in Monarchs last 6 overall. The road team is 12-5 ATS in the last 17 meetings.
Randy’s Free Pick
The Old Dominion Monarchs are getting some respect here because they’re at home, but James Madison has comfortably been the better team this season, and that includes winning by an average of 16.3 points. We’re only laying a bucket. Give me the James Madison Dukes.