Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Duke Blue Devils 12/16/2021 Picks, Predictions and Preview

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Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Duke Blue Devils 12-16-2021 Picks Predictions and Preview

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Duke Blue Devils 12/16/2021 – The Appalachian State Mountaineers will take on the Duke Blue Devils in an entertaining game from Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina. The Mountaineers are currently sitting at the ninth position in the Sun Belt Conference and they hope to build on their last success. The Duke Blue Devils are eighth in the Atlantic Coast Conference and they enter this game with just one defeat on the season. Duke is one of those top teams that defeated the No. 1 ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs. The NCAA basketball odds 2021 has turned towards the Blue Devils as the Mountaineers remain the underdog in this game.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Duke Blue Devils 12/16/2021

When: Thursday, December 16, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham, North Carolina
TV: ESPN 2
Stream: Sofascore
Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Duke Blue Devils 12/16/2021
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Appalachian State Mountaineers +22 (-110) 139 o (-110) +1100
Duke Blue Devils -22 (-110) 139 u (-110) -10000
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Appalachian State Mountaineers

The Mountaineers are holding a 6-5 record on the season after their last success against the lesser-known Erskine College Flying Fleet. The Mountaineers converted 41.3 percent of their shooting attempts while Donovan Gregory took the lead with 16 points. The second-leading scorer with eight points and four rebounds was Terence Harcum. Michael Almonacy was the other player to contribute another eight points and four rebounds in their success. The Mountaineers scored 69 and gave up 44 to their opponent.

Players to watch: A. Delph G (GP 11, MIN 31.5, PTS 15.8, REB 5.1, AST 1, STL 0.8, BLK 0.6, TO 1.7, FG% 47.4, FT% 79.2, 3P% 40.9), M. Almonacy G (GP 11, MIN 28, PTS 9.3, REB 3, AST 2.5, STL 0.6, BLK 0, TO 1.5, FG% 34.9, FT% 69.2, 3P% 35.2), J. Forrest G (GP 11, MIN 22.9, PTS 9.3, REB 2.4, AST 2.3, STL 0.8, BLK 0.1, TO 1.1, FG% 29.9, FT% 74.3, 3P% 21.1).

Duke Blue Devils

The Duke Blue Devils are coming into this game with an 8-1 record on the season. The Blue Devils overpowered the South Carolina State Bulldogs in their last game with a final score of 103-62. Duke is now holding the second rank in the country and is all set to build on their success. The Blue Devils shot at 55.9 percent and are now reaching an average of 85.3 points per game. Paolo Banchero is the leader in scoring with 17.1 points per game. The other notable player with five assists and 17 points is Wendell Moore Jr.

Players to watch: P. Banchero F (GP 9, MIN 28.2, PTS 17.1, REB 7.2, AST 2.3, STL 1.6, BLK 0.6, TO 1.9, FG% 49.5, FT% 84.1, 3P% 33.3), W. Moore Jr. F (GP 9, MIN 31.3, PTS 17, REB 6, AST 5, STL 1.8, BLK 0, TO 1.8, FG% 56.7, FT% 71.9, 3P% 33.3), T. Keels G (GP 9, MIN 30.6, PTS 12.1, REB 3.6, AST 3.3, STL 2, BLK 0, TO 1.3, FG% 37, FT% 69, 3P% 31.3).

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Duke Blue Devils Betting Predictions

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Appalachian State Mountaineers

Appalachian State are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Appalachian State’s last 6 games.
Appalachian State are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
Appalachian State are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Appalachian State’s last 5 games this season.

Duke Blue Devils

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Duke’s last 6 games.
Blue Devils are 10-1 SU in their last 11 games.
Duke are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Duke are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Duke’s last 15 games played in December.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Duke Blue Devils Betting Picks

Summary: The Blue Devils are one of the favorites to reach the big four or probably become the champions. The college basketball bets have predicted an easy win for the Blue Devils against the Mountaineers in this game.

Moneyline: The ML for the Mountaineers is +1100 and the ML for the Blue Devils is -10000.

ATS: A spread of +22 (-110) is out for the Mountaineers and a spread of -22 (-110) is out for the Blue Devils.

Totals: Over 139 (-110) is set for the Mountaineers and Under 139 (-110) is set for the Blue Devils.

Score Prediction: 88-50, Duke Blue Devils win.