Iona vs. Duke Pick

NCAA Predictions: Is Duke giving up too many points to Iona? 3/15/18

Are the No. 2 Duke Blue Devil's set to run right over No. 15 Iona Gaels when the two meet in Thursday’s 2018 NCAA Men's Tournament first round action?

Duke vs. Iona Game Snapshot

Midwest Region: (725) Iona vs. (726) Duke

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Location: PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

TV: CBS, 2:45PM ET

Duke vs. Iona Oddsmakers Predictions: Duke. According to oddsmakers at YouWager, Duke is the clear favorite in this game, as the Blue Devils are getting odds of -20.5 points against Iona after opening as a 19.5-point favorite. The over/under total sits at 157.5 points after opening at 156 points.

Who Public Bettors Like: Duke. As of Thursday morning, the Blue Devils are getting 60 percent of the wagers on this game as a clear favorite against Iona.

Bet on College Basketball for Thursday, March 15, 2018

Duke vs. Iona Key Injuries: Duke - (F) Wendell Carter Jr. is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Iona ( Ankle ), (G) Trevon Duval is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Iona ( Ankle ). Iona - no key injuries

Who We Like: Duke is certainly a talented team and may be the most talented team in this whole field. However, the Blue Devils have had their poor showings during the season. Today it faces an Iona team with absolutely nothing to lose and the Gaels are going to give Duke their best shot. History even shows Duke being susceptible to an upset in the first round as well. I think the Blue Devils will win, but covering this big of a spread seems like much to expect. Iona is 9-3 against the spread away from home and I expect them to keep this game reasonable.

NCAA TOURNAMENT PREDICTIONS: IONA +20.5

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