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Duke vs. Hartford - 12/5/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Hartford Hawks (3-6) at Duke Blue Devils (7-1)
Date & Time Wednesday December 5, 2018, 7:00 PM (EST)
The Line
The Line: Duke Blue Devils -36 -- Over/Under: 153
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NCAA BB | Hartford Hawks (3-6) at Duke Blue Devils (7-1)
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The Hartford Hawks look to turn the college basketball world upside down with the upset of the Duke Blue Devils.

The Hartford Hawks hope to build on their 76-63 win against Bowling Green Saturday that lifted them to 3-6. Hartford didn’t shoot the ball well at 41.5% but a 23-24 performance at the foul line and 37.7% shooting by the Falcons was enough for an easy win.

Jason Dunne paced the Hawks with a contest high 19 points on 6-9 accuracy including 5-8 from beyond the arc while John Carroll added 18 points and three steals on 5-13 from the floor and 6-6 at the stripe. Hartford received 16 points from JR Lynch on 2-10 shooting and 12-12 at the line followed by Travis Weatherington and George Blagojevic with eight points each.

The #3 Duke Blue Devils upped their record to 7-1 with a 113-49 rout of Stetson as a 43 point favorite on Saturday. This was over before the opening tip with Duke burning the nets at 57.7% with 16 more shots thanks to 26 Stetson turnovers and 19 offensive rebounds.

RJ Barrett led the Blue Devils offensive explosion with 26 points, seven boards and four steals on 12-16 accuracy while Cam Reddish added 23 points and four pulls on 8-15 from the floor including 4-9 from deep followed by a 17 point, seven rebound, five steal effort from Zion Williamson on 7-9 shooting. Justin Robinson and Alex O’Connell gave Duke 13 points each with Javin DeLaurer tossing in ten points.

Hartford Hawks are 15-7-1 ATS in their last 23 games overall and over is 5-2 in Hartford Hawks last 7 games following a straight up win and under is 12-5 in Hartford Hawks last 17 non-conference games. Duke Blue Devils are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 home games and Duke Blue Devils are 15-7 ATS in their last 22 non-conference games.

This looks like one of those name your score type games and it’s up to Duke what the score  will be...

Duke -36

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