Illinois vs. Duke Tuesday Prediction
The Big Ten clashes with the ACC on Tuesday night when No. 10 Duke hosts No. 6 Illinois at Cameron Indoor Stadium in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge presented by Continental Tire. What’s the best play for bettors when it comes to this non-conference clash that tips off at 9:30 p.m. ET?
831 Illinois Fighting Illini (+3.5) at 832 Duke Blue Devils (-3.5); o/u 146.5
9:30 p.m. ET, December 8, 2020
Venue: Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham, NC
Illinois vs. Duke College Basketball Prediction
The over has been profitable on both sides of this matchup. Let’s start with the Fighting Illini, as the over is 6-1-1 in their last eight games overall and 3-1-1 in their last five road games. The over is also 4-0-1 in Illinois’ last five games versus an opponent that has a winning percentage above .600.
As for Duke, the over is a perfect 5-0 in the Blue Devils’ last five home games versus an opponent that has a losing record. The over is also 8-3-1 in their last 12 home games, is 13-5-1 in their last 19 games overall and is 13-5 in their last 18 games versus an opponent with a winning percentage above .600. The over has cashed in seven of Duke’s last 10 games played on Tuesday as well.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: ILLINOIS/DUKE OVER 146.5