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Duke Blue Devils Favored by -18 Point Spread Against the Long Beach State 49ers on Wednesday

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Long Beach State 49ers vs Duke Blue Devils battle Wednesday at Cameron Indoor Stadium as the Blue Devils look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Duke Blue Devils were listed as -18-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Long Beach State 49ers vs Duke Blue Devils Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Long Beach State 49ers have watched them go 6-8 and 9-3-1 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Duke Blue Devils are at 10-2 and 5-6 ATS. In totals betting, the Duke Blue Devils are 6-5, while the Long Beach State 49ers have a 10-3 mark.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 211-rated Long Beach State 49ers taking on the No. 6-rated Duke Blue Devils in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Duke's No. 5-ranked scoring average of 87.75 PPG, against a Long Beach State 49ers defense rated No. 203 and allowing 75.14 PPG. The Duke Blue Devils FG% has averaged 47.23% to date this season, more than the Long Beach State 49ers shooters have managed so far (43.83% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Long Beach State got 17 points from Nick Faust but lost anyway, 85-70, to Arizona on Tuesday at McKale Center.

The battle between the Blue Devils and Phoenix didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Elon was handed a 105-66 defeat on Monday at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Long Beach State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Long Beach State is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Long Beach State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Long Beach State's last 5 games on the road
  • Duke is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Duke is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Duke's last 5 games
  • Duke is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Long Beach State at CS Northridge, Wednesday, January 6th
Duke at Boston College, Saturday, January 2nd

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