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Fordham vs. Duquesne - 2/9/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Duquesne at Fordham
Date & Time Saturday February 9, 2019, 2:00 PM (EST)
Rose Hill Gymnasium
Bronx, NY
The Line
Fordham +1.5 / over-under: 136.5
TV Channel
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Saturday college basketball action features the Duquesne Dukes visiting the Fordham Rams.

Despite being competitive the Duquesne Dukes have dropped three of four following a 51-49 defeat to visiting St. Bonaventure.

Duquesne struggled offensively with 34.5% marksmanship but St. Bonaventure totaled 15 more shots with 28.6% shooting to pull out the win.

Frankie Hughes was the top scorer for the Dukes with 12 points and nine boards with Sincere Gary adding ten points, four pulls and four assists.

Duquesne received nine points and ten rebounds from Eric Williams Jr. followed by Michael Hughes with seven points and five pulls.

The Fordham Rams improved to 1-8 in the Atlantic Ten with an 85-67 victory at UMass as a 4.5 point underdog on Wednesday.

The Rams offense was dominant with a 47 point first half and a 21 point lead with the team burning the nets at 60.7% from the field.

Antwon Portley paced the Rams rout with 22 points  followed by Nick Honor who tossed in 18 points and handed out six assists.

Chuba Ohams gave Fordham 13 points and five boards while Jesse Bunting and Onyi Eyisi scored 12 and seven points with seven rebounds.

Duquesne Dukes are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games and Duquesne Dukes are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall and Duquesne Dukes are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. Atlantic 10. 

Fordham Rams are 16-33-1 ATS in their last 50 games overall and Fordham Rams are 4-9-1 ATS in their last 14 vs. Atlantic 10 and Fordham Rams are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games. 

Duquesne Dukes are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Fordham and over is 7-2 in the last 9 meetings in Fordham.

I was hoping there wouldn’t be a lot of chalk and I got my wish…

Duquesne -1.5

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