|2013 March Madness Second Round Odds & Total: Albany vs. Duke|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 22 March 2013 07:00|
Albany vs. Duke Odds
This game will be played from Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is part of the Midwest Region with Duke as the second seed and Albany as the 15th seed. (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Duke is the clear favorite in this game, as the Blue Devils have odds of -17.5 points against Albany. The over/under total for this contest has been set at 132.5 points. Opening odds had Duke as a 19-point favorite. The spread was never greater than that, and is currently at its low of 17.5 points. These two met in 2007 with Duke picking up a 111-70 victory.
Duke is an at-large bid out of the ACC as it went 27-5 overall and 14-4 in conference play. The Blue Devils finished second in the ACC this season. Duke is the top-ranked team in the current RPI rankings. The Blue Devils were an impressive 9-2 against teams ranked in the top 50 of the RPI. Duke was 6-1 on a neutral floor this season and is 17-15 against the spread.
Albany is the tournament champion out of the America East Conference. The Great Dames are 24-10 on the season and went 9-7 in regular-season conference play. Albany is 128th in the current RPI rankings and it was just 0-1 against top 50 RPI teams this season. Albany was 3-1 on a neutral floor this season and 4-2 against the spread in six lined games.
2013 March Madness Second Round Odds – Albany vs. Duke
823 Albany +17.5 Over 132.5
824 Duke -17.5 Under 132.5