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Duke Blue Devils vs Pittsburgh Panthers 01/19/2021 Game Analysis, Spread & NCAAB Picks
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Duke Blue Devils vs Pittsburgh Panthers 01/19/2021 – On Tuesday, yet another tight Atlantic Conference play is all set to take place between Duke Blue Devils and Pittsburgh Panthers. The Blue Devils will hit the road in this game as they invade Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Duke secured the fifth spot in the ACC play and they have a long way to make up for their loss. The Panthers are one step ahead in the fourth place and they are trying their best to make it to the top three. The 2021 sports betting websites have all the details of this impressive game available online.
Duke Blue Devils vs Pittsburgh Panthers 01/19/2021
Duke Blue Devils
Duke Blue Devils won three of their four conference games and are 5-3 with their overall play. The Blue Devils lost their last game against Virginia Tech Hokies with a final score of 74-67. Duke is holding the 19th rank in the country, but they are up against a tough opponent. The leading scorer for Duke is Matthew Hurt with close to 20 points per game on average. Hurt is also the leading rebounder with close to nine boards per game. When it comes to assists, Jordan Goldwire is the leader with four-plus assists per game.
Players to watch: M. Hurt F (GP 8 MIN 33.3 PTS 19.6 REB 8.5 AST 1.3 STL 1.1 BLK 0.8 TO 1.4 FG% 53 FT% 62.5 3P% 44.4), D. Steward G (GP 8 MIN 32 PTS 14 REB 4.8 AST 2.4 STL 1.3 BLK 0.8 TO 2.4 FG% 43.2 FT% 80 3P% 31.1), J. Roach G (GP 8 MIN 29.8 PTS 11.1 REB 2.4 AST 3.3 STL 0.8 BLK 0 TO 2.4 FG% 49.2 FT% 73.1 3P% 30.8).
Pittsburgh Panthers are holding the same conference record as Duke, but they are holding a neat 7-2 overall record. The Panthers will enter this game riding a two-game winning streak. In their last outing, they took out Syracuse Orange with ease when they scored 96 and gave up just 76 in return. The leading scorer for the Panthers is Justin Champagnie with close to 19 pints per game on average. Champagnie is also the leader in rebounds with close to 13 boards. When it comes to assists, Xavier Johnson managed to take the lead with six assists per game.
Players to watch: J. Champagnie F (GP 7 MIN 32.3 PTS 18.7 REB 12.9 AST 1.9 STL 1 BLK 1.1 TO 1.6 FG% 49.1 FT% 67.7 3P% 25), A. Toney G (GP 8 MIN 34 PTS 15.9 REB 6.1 AST 2.4 STL 1.3 BLK 0.3 TO 2.8 FG% 50.6 FT% 62.7 3P% 37.9), X. Johnson G (GP 9 MIN 27.8 PTS 15.1 REB 4.4 AST 5.6 STL 1.3 BLK 0 TO 3.1 FG% 40.4 FT% 80 3P% 32).
Duke Blue Devils vs Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Predictions
Duke Blue Devils
Duke is 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games.
Pittsburgh is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
Duke Blue Devils vs Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Picks
The NCAA betting lines have predicted an easy victory for Pittsburgh Panthers to win this game and cover the spread. Pittsburgh has a tight defense and a strong scoring offense to take out Blue Devils with ease.
Moneyline: A Moneyline of -135 is set for Duke Blue Devils and +115 for Pittsburgh Panthers.
Spread: Look for a spread of -2.5 (-110) for Duke and look for a spread of +2.5 (-110) for Pittsburgh.
Totals: The total will go over 141.5 (-110) for the Blue Devils and the same will go under for the Panthers.
Score Prediction: 74-66, Panthers win.