Free CBB Hoops Pick: Blue Devils vs Fighting Irish Odds
Looking for Duke Blue Devils vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish free plays? CBB betting sees the Blue Devils taking on the Fighting Irish on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at the Verizon Center, in Washington, District of Columbia. Cappers Picks provides complimentary expert handicapping picks on all college basketball matchups all season long so stay tuned for more FREE daily NCAA hoops predictions.
18-12 (2-0 N) Duke Blue Devils vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish 17-14 (0-3 N)
Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016
Time: 2:00 PM ET
Venue: Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: Duke -2.5
CBB Betting Total: OFF
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Duke had no lack of offense in their win over NC State on Wednesday afternoon. They’ll look to carry that over when they take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Thursday.
Duke scored 50 points in the first half and eventually held on late to take down NC State and avoid an early exit in the tourney.
Notre Dame earned a bye to where they’re at, finishing 5th in the conference, tied with Duke.
Duke Blue Devils
The Duke Blue Devils proved on Wednesday that their offense can keep them in any game.
Duke put up 50 first half points and continued to shoot well from both the outside and inside as they seemed like they couldn’t miss. The Blue Devils used 7 players in the win over NC State, but one of them did come out banged up.
Mason Plumlee came away with a broken nose, but is expected to play here on Thursday.
G Luke Kennard was a major contributor here in the win. He recorded his 2nd straight 20 point game, which marked him doing that for the first time in his career.
Failing to cover the 7.5 point spread, Duke is no 0-5 ATS on neutral site games.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
The Irish finished tied with the Blue Devils for 5th place in the conference, but with a win head to head, Notre Dame earned the tie breaker and got the extra day of rest.
Notre Dame figures to be in for a shootout after seeing how Duke shot the ball on Wednesday and also based on their matchup head to head this season. Notre Dame and Duke exchanged buckets all night, eventually leading to a 95-91 Notre Dame win.
F Bonzie Colson will look for a repeat performance of that game. He put in a career high 31 points and added 11 rebounds as he was the game changing factor in the win.
ND is 10-1 against teams from the state of North Carolina in their last 11 as they continue to have success against the bigger and smaller schools.
CBB Betting Trends:
- Blue Devils are 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 games following a straight up win.
- Blue Devils are 2-7-1 ATS in their last 10 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
- Blue Devils are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
- Fighting Irish are 23-8 ATS in their last 31 Thursday games.
- Fighting Irish are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games following a straight up win.
- Fighting Irish are 4-9-1 ATS in their last 14 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record.
Free Duke Blue Devils vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish CBB Prediction:
This figures to be a fun one.
Both teams like to hoist and get the ball into the post as they play very similar styles of basketball. This game will likely be won behind the arc. With both teams shooting so many threes, whoever an really get the rhythm down from the getgo will likely be the winner.
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It’s Duke who gets revenge here as their offense runs wild in a high scoring win over the Fighting Irish.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Duke 88- Notre Dame 80
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