Duke vs FSU: ACC Betting Odds
No. 6 Duke Blue Devils will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they battle the Florida State Seminoles in ACC tournament semifinal betting action.
Duke will be favored and needs the win to cement its spot as 2-seed in the Madness next week. They also remember FSU ending their 45-game home win streak earlier this year and would like to exact more revenge for that loss.
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The Blue Devils bring a 27-5 record (13-19 ATS) to this tilt against the 22-9 Seminoles, who are 16-13 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Duke go 20-11-1 so far and the Seminoles go 16-12-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Blue Devils at No. 19 and the Seminoles at No. 12 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 79-78 result in favor of the Blue Devils.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Duke has the nation's No. 14-rated offensive output, at 78.1 PPG. The visiting Seminoles defense ranks No. 59 allowing on average 62.4 PPG. The Blue Devils FG% has averaged 46% so far, more than the Seminoles marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.5% per game.
Defensively, Florida State features the nation's No. 139-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.4 points per game. Duke, meanwhile, comes in at No. 27 nationally in scoring at home.
Florida State was an 82-71 winner in their most recent outing at home against Miami. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites. Florida State earned an 82-71 victory over Miami on Friday, getting 20 points from Michael Snaer at Philips Arena.
Duke was a 60-56 winner in its last match at home against Virginia Tech. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as favorites. Duke earned a 60-56 victory over Virginia Tech on Friday, getting 17 points from Austin Rivers at Philips Arena.