Public backing Duke on Wednesday
DURHAM, NC (The Spread) – Public bettors are backing Duke to cover the spread tonight when the Blue Devils host the North Carolina Tar Heels at 9:00PM ET.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blue Devils are 8.5-point home favorites versus the Tar Heels after opening at -7. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 154 points after opening at 162.
Our College Basketball Public Betting page shows that 56% of public bettors are currently backing Duke minus the points. The Blue Devils are 0-4-1 against the spread in their last five games following a failed cover and are just 2-5 against the number in its last seven games on Wednesday.
The Tar Heels, meanwhile, are 7-2 at the betting window in their last nine road games versus the Blue Devils while the road team is an impressive 11-4 against the spread in the last 15 games between these two teams.