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Duke Blue Devils vs Kentucky Wildcats in college hoops odds

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Nov 13, 9:30 PM | Georgia Dome

Kentucky Wildcats vs Duke Blue Devils Odds


Duke looks to cover the Blue Devils-Wildcats pointspread on Tuesday and improve its overall 1-0 mark when they host Kentucky in college basketball wagering action.

This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Georgia Dome).

The Blue Devils are 1-0 so far on the season, and 0-1 ATS vs. the number. The Wildcats, meanwhile, are 1-0 and 0-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Duke go 0-1 and the Wildcats go 1-0 on the totals.

View Kentucky vs Duke Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Blue Devils were listed as 2-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 20-ranked Blue Devils and the No. 2-rated Wildcats in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 86-70 win for the Blue Devils on Tuesday.


How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Duke's No. 257-rated squad against Kentucky's No. 150-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Duke rates No. 20 in the country with 11 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 144 nationally with 6 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Kentucky owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. Duke, on the other hand, rates No. 112 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Kentucky, they were a 72-69 winner as they battled Maryland at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 10.5-point favorite. Kentucky got 19 points from Kyle Wiltjer en route to a 72-69 victory over Maryland on Friday at Barclays Center.

Duke was a 74-55 winner in their most recent outing at home against Georgia State. They failed to cover the 19.5-point spread as favorites. The Blue Devils grabbed a 74-55 win over the Panthers on Friday, behind a 19-point effort from Mason Plumlee at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

Kentucky Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
After playing Maryland are 2-2
After a win are 9-1

Duke Blue Devils Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 10-0
After a win are 7-3

Next up:
Kentucky home to Lafayette, Friday, November 16
Duke home to Florida Gulf Coast, Sunday, November 18