Duke vs. Indiana Pick
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Duke is favored on the road, as the Blue Devils are getting odds of -10.5 points against Indiana. The over/under total has been set at 156.5 points. Tonight’s game takes place from Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Indiana and will air live on ESPN.
Duke is coming off an 87-84 win over Florida in the PK80 Tournament this past Sunday. The Blue Devils are 8-0 to start the season and 5-1 against the spread. Duke is putting up 90.6 points per game this year while allowing 73.1 points per contest. The Blue Devils are being led by Marvin Bagley III, who is averaging 22.3 points and 11.3 rebounds per contest. Wendell Carter Jr. is adding 12.8 points and 9.1 rebounds per contest.
Indiana is coming off an 87-67 win over Eastern Michigan last weekend to improve to 4-2 on the season. The Hoosiers are just 2-4 against the spread, but they have covered in their last two games. Indiana is putting up 77.8 points per game this season while allowing 73.5 per game. Robert Johnson is leading the Hoosiers with 13.7 points and 4.2 rebounds per game. Juwan Morgan is adding 11.8 points and 5.5 rebounds per game.
Duke has won three straight meetings with Indiana, but the two are both 2-2 against the spread in their last four encounters. Duke is 6-0-1 against the spread in their last seven road games and 8-2 ATS in their last 10 against Big Ten opponents. Indiana is just 2-6 ATS in their last 8 against the ACC and 2-6 ATS in their last eight home games. The public betting is strong with Duke on the road tonight and I agree. I think the Blue Devils win comfortably.
CBB DAILY PREDICTION: DUKE -10.5