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Duke vs. Minnesota Free Pick

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ATLANTIS RESPORT, NASSAU (ATS Consultants)Duke (3-0 SU, 1-2 ATS) will spend Thanksgiving in the Bahamas when they takes on Minnesota (4-0 SU, 3-0 ATS). On Sunday, Duke defeated Florida Gulf Coast, 88-67, laying 21.5, while Minnesota downed Richmond at home, 72-57, giving 10.5. The Blue Devils face the Golden Gophers in the Battle for Atlantis in the Bahamas at Imperial Arena at Atlantis Resort, Nassau at 3:30pmET.

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ODDS: The oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Duke as a 2.5-point favorite over Minnesota.

LINE MOVEMENT: Duke opened as a 3.5-point favorite and moved to 2.5 in most books. 

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 86% of college basketball public bettors currently favor the 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.

FREE PICK: Take Duke. Duke will try to win its 21st straight regular season tournament game in the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis in Nassau, Bahamas. Since losing to Marquette in the 2006 CBE Championship game, the fifth-ranked Blue Devils have won two Maui Invitationals, the 2K Sports Classic, the NIT Season Tip-Off and the CBE. Mason Plumlee scored a career-high 28 points while going 9 for 11 from the field and 10 of 11 from the free-throw line in their win over Florida Gulf Coast. Plumlee is no longer a liability from the line, as he's shooting 77.3 percent (17 of 22) after making 50.5 percent of his attempts during his first three seasons. Plumlee and Kelly join Seth Curry to form Duke's star senior trio, combining for 52 points against Florida Gulf Coast and averaging 48.4. Freshman Rasheed Sulaimon also gave the Blue Devils a lift with a season-high 19 points while hitting 3 of 8 3-pointers. The winner of this game will play No. 19 Memphis or VCU in a semifinal Friday. The other four participating teams are No. 2 Louisville, Northern Iowa, 13th-ranked Missouri and Stanford. Duke has a well-balanced squad of quality guards and experienced big men to defeat the Golden Gophers.

THURSDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: DUKE –2.5

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