Public bettors not backing Duke or UK
Duke will be looking to rebound from its loss to Kentucky when it takes on VCU tonight at 7:30PM ET and public bettors aren't back to the Blue Devils to cover.
Duke vs. VCU, 7:30PM ET
The Blue Devils are listed as 10-point favorites versus the Rams according to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI. Our College Basketball Public Betting page shows that 58% of the betting public is currently backing the underdog Rams to cover the spread. VCU is 4-0 against the spread in its last four games overall and 4-0 ATS in its last four neutral site games. The tip-off tonight will be from Madison Square Garden in New York.
Wright State at Kentucky, 8:00PM ET
Public bettors aren't laying the points on Duke tonight and they're not laying them with Kentucky either. The Wildcats are 25-point home favorites tonight versus the Raiders and 52% of public bettors are currently backing Wright State to cover the spread. The Raiders are just 1-5 against the spread in their last six road games and 1-4 ATS in their last five non-conference tilts.
Portland U at Colorado, 9:00PM ET
While public bettors aren't willing to lay the points with Duke or Kentucky, they are ready to back Colorado as a 14.5-point home favorite over Portland tonight. In fact, the Buffaloes are our strongest public play on Friday night, with a 90% backing to cover the double-digit spread. The Pilots are 1-4 against the number in their last five road games and 1-8 ATS in their last nine games dating back to last year. The Buffaloes have been profitable on Friday nights, going 4-1 ATS in their last five Friday games dating back to last season.