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Michigan State Spartans vs Duke Blue Devils 12/1/2020 NCAAB Odds, Previews & Tips

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Michigan State Spartans vs Duke Blue Devils 12-1-2020 NCAAB Odds Previews & Tips

Michigan State Spartans vs Duke Blue Devils 12/1/2020 – These are two teams that are in the Top 20 college basketball squads for the season. It is the Michigan State Spartans taking on the Duke Blue Devils this Tuesday, December 1. It will be held as the closed-door venue of the Cameron Indoor Stadium located in Durham, North Carolina. ESPN holds the broadcast rights for this matchup and the live feed happens at 7:30 p.m Eastern Time. The same feed will be given to SofaScore for the online live stream. It is seen by College Basketball Lines that the Duke Blue Devils will be giving the Michigan State Spartans their first loss of the season.

Michigan State Spartans vs Duke Blue Devils 12/1/2020

When: Tuesday, December 1, 7:30 PM ET
Where: Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham, North Carolina
TV: ESPN
Stream: Sofascore

Michigan State Spartans vs Duke Blue Devils 12/1/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Michigan State Spartans +5 (-110) 152 o (-110) +153
Duke Blue Devils -5 (-110) 152 u (-110) -167
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Michigan State Spartans

The Michigan State Spartans are heading to this matchup with a 2-0 record. Their first win was against the Eastern Michigan Eagles by 16 points while their second matchup was with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish by 10. Aaron Henry was the best scorer for the Spartans as he did 14 points, eight rebounds, three assists, and four blocks. Joey Hauser grabbed 16 boards and he also scored 10 points and dished out four assists. Rocket Watts also had a good game doing 13 points, six assists, and three triples. Gabe Brown had a good game against the Eagles but against the Fighting Irish, he just had 9 points but contributed five steals.

Players to watch: J. Hauser F (GP 2 MIN 23 PTS 12.5 REB 12.5 AST 3 STL 0 BLK 0 TO 3 FG% 50 FT% 62.5 3PT% 0), F. Loyer G (GP 2 MIN 21 PTS 11.5 REB 2 AST 2.5 STL 0.5 BLK 0 TO 0.5 FG% 63.6 FT% 100 3PT% 60), G. Brown F (GP 2 MIN 19.5 PTS 10.5 REB 1 AST 1 STL 2.5 BLK 1 TO 0.5 FG% 53.3 FT% 0 3PT% 45.5).

Duke Blue Devils

The Duke Blue Devils only played one game for this season and it was due to the canceled games before that due to some of their opposing enemies hadΒ  COVID-19. They had a good debut game against the Coppin St. Eagles and won by 10 points. That was closer than expected since they are seen to have won more than that. DJ Steward had a good game providing 24 points, nine rebounds, two assists, and four three-pointers. Jalen Johnson was a monster in the paint doing 19 points, 19 rebounds, five assists, and four blocks but also committed seven turnovers.

Players to Watch: D. Steward G (GP 1 MIN 33 PTS 24 REB 9 AST 2 STL 1 BLK 1 TO 1 FG% 55.6 FT% 0 3PT% 44.4), J. Johnson F (GP 1 MIN 35 PTS 19 REB 19 AST 5 STL 0 BLK 4 TO 7 FG% 100 FT% 100 3PT% 100), W. Moore Jr. F (GP 1 MIN 26 PTS 13 REB 4 AST 2 STL 0 BLK 0 TO 3 FG% 54.5 FT% 0 3PT% 50).

Michigan State Spartans vs Duke Blue Devils Betting Predictions

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Michigan State Spartans

Michigan State is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Michigan State’s last 5 games.
Michigan State is 7-0 SU in their last 7 games.
Michigan State is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games against Duke.
Spartans are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games against Duke.

Duke Blue Devils

The total has gone OVER in 13 of Duke’s last 17 games.
Duke is 11-3 SU in their last 14 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Duke’s last 6 games against Michigan State.
Duke is 8-0 SU in their last 8 games at home.
Duke is 15-1 SU in their last 16 games against an opponent in the Big Ten conference.

Michigan State Spartans vs Duke Blue Devils Betting Picks

The Duke Blue Devils’ first game of the season was subpar on what they can truly accomplish. Expect Coach K not to take this lightly and expect his players to live up to their potential against the Michigan State Spartans. This should be close but Sportsbook sees the Blue Devils going home with the victory.

Moneyline: The Blue Devils are given an ML of -167 while the Spartans are at +153 for this game.Β 

Spread: Five points are between both teams for this matchup. Blue Devils have the -5 while the Spartans are not that far with +5.Β 

Total: 152 points are the expected total for both teams to reach with the Blue Devils going under and the Spartans are over.

Score Prediction: 81-74, Blue Devils win.