Duke Blue Devils vs. Connecticut Huskies NCAAB Free Pick
Play On: Connecticut Huskies +10.5.
Duke and Connecticut meet for the first time since 2009 as the second ranked Blue Devils look to remain undefeated as they head to New Jersey to tame on the Huskies. They are off to a 9-0 start with every win coming by double-digits which is the reason for the hefty line posted for tonight. After a perfect 5-0 start against the number, Duke is just 1-3 ATS in its last four games, losing the money in all three games when favored. Granted those were huge lines but I feel we are getting significant value on Connecticut here.
The Huskies opened 3-0 before losing three straight games including two one-point setbacks at home. The Huskies righted the ship last time out as they defeated Coppin St. which was a much needed confidence builder even though it was against a poor team. This is obviously a different team from the 2014 National Championship team but this team is loaded with talent and playing on the top of its game, it can hang with the top teams in the country. Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor is living up to his highly touted expectations as he is having a monster season but he will be facing his toughest test so far against Huskies 7’0″ center Amida Brimah.
Here, we play on underdogs after a win by 20 points or more going up against an opponent after scoring 75 points or more four straight games. This situation is 69-34 ATS (67 percent) over the last five seasons.
Play (518) Connecticut Huskies
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