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James Madison Dukes take on Bobcats in NCAA Basketball Betting

The Montana State Bobcats will look to boost their win total and cover the point spread when they tip off against the James Madison Dukes at Worthington Arena on Friday in NCAA hoops betting.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The James Madison Dukes opened as 0-point in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

James Madison Dukes vs Montana State Bobcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Montana State Bobcats currently sport a 2-1 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-1 ATS. The James Madison Dukes are 0-2 and 0-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Montana State Bobcats produce a 1-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the James Madison Dukes have gone 1-1 against the totals betting line.

This game puts the Montana State Bobcats, most recently No. 41 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the James Madison Dukes, who rate No. 192 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and James Madison is ranked No. 236 in NCAA basketball at 32.5 per game. Contrast that with Montana State's No. 100 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Montana State is the No. 22-ranked team in the country at 10.33 per game, while James Madison rates No. 179 at 6.5 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Dukes were hammered by Rice on Sunday, losing by a 94-70 final at JMU Center in college basketball betting action.

The Bobcats got 16 points from Tyler Hall as Montana State ran past Rocky Mountain 93-76 on Wednesday at Worthington Arena.

Betting Trends
  • James Madison is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of James Madison's last 6 games
  • James Madison is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • James Madison is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • Montana State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Montana State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

James Madison home to Texas Southern, Monday, November 21st
Montana State at Rice, Monday, November 21st