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Duquesne Dukes vs VCU Rams College Basketball Betting Preview

The VCU Rams hope to be lousy hosts on Tuesday as the Duquesne Dukes pay a visit to Siegel Center on the college basketball betting odds menu.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the VCU Rams to cover the point spread in this one found them as -8.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Duquesne Dukes vs VCU Rams Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the VCU Rams are 10-6 overall and 8-7 ATS, while the Duquesne Dukes are 12-4 and 8-3 ATS. As for the betting totals, VCU boasts a 8-7 on the OU, and Duquesne is 2-9.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 97-ranked VCU Rams and the No. 84-rated Duquesne Dukes in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits VCU's No. 89-ranked offense, averaging 78.06 PPG, against a Dukes defense that ranks No. 10 at 61.5 PPG. The Rams field goal percentage has averaged 45.63% so far, more than the Dukes marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.11% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The battle between the Dukes and Rams didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Fordham was handed a 64-41 defeat on Saturday at Rose Hill Gym.

The Rams got 20 points from De'Riante Jenkins as VCU ran past La Salle 80-74 on Saturday at Tom Gola Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Duquesne is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Duquesne is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Duquesne's last 5 games
  • Duquesne is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • VCU is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • VCU is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • VCU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Duquesne

Next Betting Matchups

Duquesne home to La Salle, Saturday, January 13th
VCU at Dayton, Friday, January 12th