|Thursday College Basketball Duke vs. Virginia Picks & Predictions|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Thursday, 28 February 2013 16:22|
Duke vs. Virginia Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Virginia as a 1-point favorite over Duke, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 129 points. The Blue Devils are 24-3 overall and 11-3 in the ACC, while the Cavaliers are 19-8 overall and 9-5 in the conference.
LINE MOVEMENT: Duke opened as 1.5-point favorites but the spread has since swung in Virginia’s favorite at -1. As for the total, it opened at 129 and has remained at that number.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 74% of college basketball public bettors currently favor Duke. 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.
NCAA FREE PICK: Take Duke. According to the latest college basketball trends, the Blue Devils have won eight straight and 17 of the past 18 meetings with the Cavaliers. Duke is also 5-1 against the spread in its last six road games versus Virginia and the road team is 15-5-1 against the number in the last 21 meetings. On the other side, the Cavaliers are 6-13 against the spread in their last 19 Thursday games and while they could catch the Blue Devils looking ahead to Miami, with ranked teams falling left and right in college basketball look for Duke to stay focused tonight and pick up an outright victory.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: DUKE BLUE DEVILS +1