College Basketball Matchup - La Salle Explorers Duquesne Dukes Odds Preview

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March 2, 2:00 PM | Tom Gola Arena

Duquesne Dukes vs La Salle Explorers Odds

8-19TEAM RECORD19-7

Duquesne pays a visit to La Salle on Saturday, hoping to send the Explorers to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Tom Gola Arena.

Supporters of the Dukes have watched them go 8-19 and 6-17 ATS on the year, while the Explorers are at 19-7 and 11-11 ATS. In totals betting, the Explorers are 9-11-1, while the Dukes have a 8-12 mark.

View Duquesne vs La Salle Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Dukes were listed as 17.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 100-rated Explorers and the No. 260-ranked Dukes, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 77-63 result in favor of the Explorers.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature La Salle's No. 262-rated squad against Duquesne's No. 107-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, La Salle rates No. 54 in the country with 7.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 22 nationally with 8.2 per match.

Defensively, Duquesne features the nation's No. 308-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.8 points per game. La Salle, meanwhile, comes in at No. 67 nationally in scoring at home.

Duquesne was a 78-71 loser in their most recent outing at home against St. Bonaventure. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. The Dukes endured a 78-71 loss at the hands of the Bonnies on Saturday, despite an 18 -point effort from Quevyn Winters at A.J. Palumbo Center.

Last time out for La Salle, they were a 72-65 winner as they battled Rhode Island on the road. They covered in the match as a 6.5-point favorite. Tyreek Duren scored 21 points leading the Explorers to a 72-65 victory over Rhode Island at Thomas Ryan Center on Sunday.

Duquesne Dukes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Charlotte are 3-4
After playing St. Bonaventure are 3-7
After a loss are 1-9

La Salle Explorers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing George Washington are 4-6
After playing Rhode Island are 2-8
After a win are 5-5

A few Dukes at Explorers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Duquesne's last 5 games on the road
Duquesne is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against La Salle
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Duquesne's last 8 games when playing on the road against La Salle
Duquesne is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against La Salle
La Salle is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of La Salle's last 7 games at home
La Salle is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of La Salle's last 8 games when playing at home against Duquesne

Next up:
Duquesne home to Charlotte, Wednesday, March 6
La Salle home to George Washington, Wednesday, March 6

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