Duke vs. Notre Dame Prediction
After taking care of business in Louisville on Saturday, No. 9 Duke will hit the road again on Monday when they take on Notre Dame at Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, IN. Now 8-2 over their last 10 games and 6-4 ATS over that same span, are the Blue Devils a wise play as a road favorite?
883 Duke Blue Devils (-5.5) at 884 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (+5.5); o/u 144
7:00 p.m. ET, Purcell Pavilion, South Bend, IN
Duke Blue Devils DFS Snapshot
Mark Williams racked up 10 points (3-3 FG, 4-5 FT), 10 rebounds, two assists, three blocks and one steal over 32 minutes during Tuesday's 71-69 victory over Clemson. Williams only missed one free throw while grabbing double-digit boards for the fifth time this season. The fact that four of Williams' five double-doubles have come in January speaks volumes of Williams' uptick in his play of late. He's averaging 12.6 points and 9.3 rebounds per contest.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish DFS Snapshot
Nate Laszewski ended Wednesday's 73-65 win over North Carolina State with 18 points (6-9 FG, 4-5 3Pt, 2-2 FT), 11 rebounds, one assist and one block in 36 minutes. Laszewski led Notre Dame in this one but made his presence felt in more than ways than just scoring, though the fact that he made four of his last five attempts from behind the arc was encouraging as well. Laszewski, who has two double-doubles over his last three appearances, is averaging 11.3 points per game over his last seven games.
College Basketball Betting Prediction
The favorite in this series is 7-1 against the spread over the last eight meetings, while the Blue Devils have covered in five of their last seven games as a road favorite. The Fighting Irish, meanwhile, are just 6-13-1 against the spread in their last 20 games as a home underdog and are 7-17 at the betting window in their last 24 games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL BETTING PREDICTION: DUKE BLUE DEVILS -5.5