|2013 College Basketball Miami vs. Duke Picks & Predictions|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Saturday, 02 March 2013 13:00|
Miami vs. Duke Free Pick
DURHAM, NC (ATS Consultants) – The last time Miami and Duke met, the Hurricanes handed the Blue Devils their worst regular-season loss in nearly 30 years. Miami can clinch the ACC title with a win tonight at 6:00PM ET in Cameron Indoor Stadium.
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Duke as a 7.5-point favorite over Miami for tonight’s game, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 136 points. The Hurricanes are 23-4 overall and 14-1 in the ACC, while the Blue Devils are 24-4 overall and 11-4 in the conference.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Blue Devils opened as 6.5-point favorites but the spread has been bet up to 7.5 or even 8 at some sports books. As for the total, it opened at 135.5 but has been bet up to 136 at most sports books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 56% of college basketball public bettors currently favor the Hurricanes. 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 Miami. According to latest college basketball trends, Duke is 14-0 at Cameron Indoor Stadium this season but Miami is 7-1 on the road versus ACC opponents this year. The Hurricanes are also 5-0-1 against the spread in their last six road games versus the Blue Devils and 6-1-2 ATS in their last nine games versus Duke. The road team is also 5-1-1 against the number in the last seven meetings between these two teams while the underdog is 6-1-2 ATS in the last nine meetings. Miami bounced back nicely from its 80-65 loss to Wake Forest with a 76-58 victory over Virginia Tech. For whatever reason, the point spread in tonight's game is inflated - take the points.
SATURDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: MIAMI HURRICANES +7.5