NCAA hoops odds preview - North Dakota State vs. Duquesne
North Dakota State Bison vs Duquesne Dukes Odds
The Duquesne Dukes hope to be lousy hosts on Tuesday as the North Dakota State Bison pay a visit to A.J. Palumbo Center on the college basketball betting menu.
This season, the Dukes are 1-2 overall and 1-1 ATS ATS, while the Bison are 3-1 and 1-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Duquesne boasts a 0-1 on the OU, and North Dakota State is 1-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 257-ranked Dukes and the No. 195-rated Bison in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 85-69 win for the Bison on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bison is ranked No. 139 in NCAA hoops at 37 per game. Contrast that with Duquesne’s No. 192 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Duquesne is the No. 95-ranked team in the country at 7.3 per game, while North Dakota State rates No. 84 at 7.5 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, North Dakota State owns the country's No. 321-rated mark, allowing 87 points per game on the highway. Duquesne, on the other hand, rates No. 31 in scoring at home.
North Dakota State was an 83-80 winner in their most recent outing at home against Youngstown State. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. The Bison grabbed an 83-80 win over the Penguins on Monday, behind a 24-point effort from Mike Felt at A.J. Palumbo Center.
Last time out for Duquesne, they were a 90-88 winner as they battled James Madison at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 7-point favorite. Duquesne earned a 90-88 victory over James Madison on Monday, getting 20 points from Sean Johnson at A.J. Palumbo Center.
Duquesne Dukes Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Youngstown State are 0-4
After playing James Madison are 1-1
After a win are 4-6
A few Bison at Dukes trends to consider:
Duquesne is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home
Duquesne is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Duquesne is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
North Dakota State at James Madison, Wednesday, November 21
Duquesne home to Youngstown State, Wednesday, November 21