|College Basketball Picks & Predictions: Syracuse vs. Duke February 22, 2014|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Saturday, 22 February 2014 11:48|
Syrause vs. Duke Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Duke as a 6-point favorite over Syracuse, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 134 points. The Orange are 25-1 overall and 12-1 in the ACC, while the Blue Devils are 21-6 and 10-4 in conference play.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Orange opened as 5.5-point road underdogs but the line has been bet up to 6 or 6.5, depending on which sports book you view. As for the total, it opened at 134 and that's where it currently sits at most books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 70% of college basketball public bettors currently favor the Orange. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: Take Syracuse. According to latest college basketball trends, the Orange are 5-0 against the spread in their last five road games, 13-6-1 ATS in their last 20 games overall and 6-1 ATS in their last seven road games versus a team with a winning home record. On the other side, the Blue Devils are 2-5 against the number in their last seven home games versus a team with a winning road record and 0-4 ATS in their last four home games versus a team with a road winning percentage of greater than .600. This is way too many points to give an excellent Syracuse team coming off an ugly loss at home to Boston College.
SATURDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: SYRACUSE ORANGE +6