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NCAAB Betting: Duke hosts Michigan

The Duke Blue Devils have a tough opponent coming to town on Tuesday as they play host to the Michigan Wolverines in college basketball betting action at the sportsbooks.

The Blue Devils and Wolverines last met back in November 2011, with Duke winning 82-75 as a 6.5-point favorite on the college hoops odds in that OVER result.

Duke is 9-1 SU and 7-3 ATS in its past 10 games against the Wolverines dating back to 1998.

The Blue Devils sport a record of 6-2 and 4-4 ATS heading into this battle, while the Wolverines have 5-2 and 2-3 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 4-4 for the Blue Devils and 3-2 for the Wolverines.

View Michigan Wolverines vs Duke Blue Devils Odds and Stats.

The visitors opened as 5.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Blue Devils rated this week at No. 18 and the Wolverines sitting at No. 2.

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Michigan was an 87-45 winner in their most recent outing at home against Coppin State. They covered the 21.5-point spread as favorites. Michigan cruised to victory on Friday, running Coppin State out of the gym and running up an 87-45 score at Crisler Center.

Duke lost its last outing, a 72-66 result against Arizona on November 29. They failed to cover in that game as a 3-point underdog. Duke suffered a 72-66 loss against Arizona on Friday, getting 21 points from Rodney Hood in a losing effort at Madison Square Garden.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Wolverines rank No. 61 in NCAA Division 1 with 39.57 per game. That compares with Duke’s No. 224 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Duke is college basketball's No. 31-ranked team at 8.38 per game, while the Wolverines rate No. 8 with 9.43 per game.

A few Wolverines at Blue Devils trends to consider:
Michigan is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
Michigan is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Michigan's last 8 games on the road
Michigan is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Duke
Duke is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Duke is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home
Duke is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Duke is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Michigan

Next up:
Michigan home to Houston Baptist, Saturday, December 7th
Duke at Gardner-Webb, Monday, December 16th

 

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