Blue Devils tip off against Hurricanes
The OVER has paid out for totals bettors in each of the last four games between the Duke Blue Devils and the Miami Hurricanes as those ACC teams do battle on Wednesday.
Duke and Miami split their two meetings SU last season, but the Hurricanes won both of those contests ATS for their supporters on the college basketball betting lines.
That improved Miami to 4-1 ATS in its past five games vs. Duke.
The Blue Devils will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 9-8 ATS against the number this season, while the Hurricanes are 6-7 ATS. Duke is 7-9-1 on the totals; Miami is 2-11.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Miami Hurricanes as 5-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 1-rated Duke taking on the No. 192-rated Hurricanes in this contest.
In their last action, Miami was a 56-42 winner on the road against Georgia Tech. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs. Miami got 16 points from Manu Lecomte en route to a 56-42 victory over Georgia Tech on Saturday at Hank McCarmish Pavilion.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Miami's No. 249 nationally ranked offense (62.41 points per game) against a Blue Devils defense that sits as the No. 101 at 68.22 PPG. The Hurricanes have been averaging 42.16% from the field, less than the Blue Devils have managed so far this season (48.36% on average).
A few Blue Devils at Hurricanes trends to consider:
Duke is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games
Duke is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Duke is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Duke's last 16 games on the road
Miami is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Miami is 18-6 SU in its last 24 games at home
Miami is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Duke
Miami is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games when playing Duke
Duke home to Florida State, Saturday, January 25th
Miami at Syracuse, Saturday, January 25th