Duke vs. Miami Prediction
Is Miami a good bet to cover as a home underdog this afternoon when it hosts Duke at 4:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Hurricanes are 3-point home underdogs versus the Blue Devils after opening as a 1-point dog. As for the total, the number hit the board at 142 and has been bet down to 140.5.
Duke enters play having won eight of its last 10 games but is just 4-6 against the spread during that same stretch. On the season, the Blue Devils are 11-16 at the betting window, including a losing 3-5 ATS record on the road.
Miami has won seven of its last 10 games, including an upset victory over Virginia on Monday night. The Hurricanes are just 9-16 against the spread, however, on the season, which includes a 4-10 ATS marks at home. They're 5-5 at the betting window in their last 10 games.
OUR PREDICTION: The Blue Devils are just 3-9-2 against the spread in their last 14 games versus the Hurricanes and are 5-12 against the number in their last 17 games overall. They're also just 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games as a road favorite, are 3-9-1 at the betting window in their last 13 road games, and are 5-15 against the spread in their last 20 conference games. The Hurricanes, meanwhile, have covered in four of their last five games as an underdog.
SATURDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: MIAMI HURRICANES +3