Public bettors not backing Duke or UK

Public bettors not backing Duke or Kentucky to cover spread on Friday

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.

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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.

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