Duke vs. Virginia Saturday Prediction

Duke vs. Virginia, 2/29/20 College Basketball Betting Predictions

Duke is only laying 3.5 points on the road this evening versus Virginia at 6:00 p.m. ET but the Blue Devils have also struggled lately at the betting window. Is Duke a trustworthy playing tonight versus its ACC foe or will the Cavaliers cover?

Game Snapshot

763 Duke Blue Devils (-3.5) at 764 Virginia Cavaliers (+3.5); o/u 124

6:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, February 29, 2020

TV: ESPN

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Public Betting Trends

According to our College Basketball Public Betting Chart page, 51% of betting tickets are on Duke to cover the spread in this matchup.

NCAA College Basketball Betting Trends

Duke Blue Devils

The Blue Devils are just 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games overall and have failed to cover in four straight road games.

Virginia Cavaliers

The Cavaliers are 3-0-1 against the number in their last four games overall but are just 4-10 against the spread in their last 14 home games.

Prediction

I don’t like either side tonight and while it’s tough to take the over in any Virginia game, I do like taking the over in a Duke matchup with the total this low. The over is a perfect 5-0 in the Blue Devils’ last five games when they’re coming off a loss, is 5-1 in their last six road games and is 20-7 in their last 27 games overall. The over is also 19-7 in Duke’s last 26 games when favored and is 7-3 in Virginia’s last 10 home games when hosting an opponent that owns a road winning percentage of greater than .600.

Saturday NCAA College Basketball Prediction: Duke/Virginia OVER 124

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