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Duquesne Dukes Battle vs UMass Minutemen Highlights College Basketball Odds Menu

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on A.J. Palumbo Center Wednesday as the Duquesne Dukes look to beat the odds vs the UMass Minutemen in NCAA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The UMass Minutemen opened as -3-point favorites 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).

UMass Minutemen vs Duquesne Dukes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The UMass Minutemen will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Wednesday; they are 10-11-1 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Duquesne Dukes are 9-12-1 ATS. UMass Minutemen are 11-11 on betting the total; Duquesne Dukes are 11-11.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 280-ranked Duquesne Dukes and the No. 218-rated UMass Minutemen in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and UMass is ranked No. 143 in NCAA basketball at 36.08 per game. Contrast that with Duquesne's No. 94 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Duquesne is the No. 157-ranked team in the country at 7.16 per game, while UMass rates No. 142 at 7.36 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Donte Clark scored 24 points leading the Minutemen to a 87-76 victory over Saint Joseph's at Hagan Arena on Saturday.

The Dukes endured a 87-81 loss at the hands of the Billikens on Saturday, despite a 24-point effort from Mike Lewis II at SLU University Center.

Betting Trends
  • UMass is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • UMass is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of UMass's last 6 games
  • UMass is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Duquesne is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Duquesne is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Duquesne's last 6 games
  • Duquesne is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

UMass home to Davidson, Saturday, February 18th
Duquesne at George Washington, Sunday, February 19th