Pittsburgh Panthers vs Duke Blue Devils 1/28/2020 Odds, Picks and Spread
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Pittsburgh Panthers vs Duke Blue Devils 1/28/2020 – After dropping their last two games, the Blue Devils bounced-back and hopes to carry the momentum when they host the Pittsburgh Panthers. Cameron Indoor Stadium will be the place where this game will be held this coming Tuesday, January 28. ESPN will feature the game on television while SofaScore will take care of the online live stream. Both will air the match live at 9 pm Eastern Time. Basketball Betting Tips Over Under picks the Blue Devils as the overwhelming favorites to win this game against the Panthers.
Pittsburgh Panthers vs Duke Blue Devils 1/28/2020
The Pittsburgh Panthers are coming off a loss against the Syracuse Orange after winning back-to-back games. They hope to get back to winning form but this is the Duke Blue Devils they are facing. In order to at least get the game close, they need extraordinary games coming from McGowens, Johnson and Champagnie. Still, with those three probably clicking, they also need more firepower coming from the bench. This is going to be a long night for the Panthers but they will try to pull out a good fight.
Players to watch: T. McGowens G (20 GP 32.8 MIN 13.1 PTS 3.7 REB 3.2 AST 2 STL 0.1 BLK 2.7 TO 39 FG% 72.8 FT% 30.4 3P%), X. Johnson G (20 GP 33.5 MIN 11.9 PTS 3.9 REB 5.3 AST 1.3 STL 0.2 BLK 3.7 TO 39.2 FG% 74.1 FT% 37.5 3P%), J. Champagnie G (20 GP 30.6 MIN 11.5 PTS 7 REB 0.5 AST 1.2 STL 0.7 BLK 1 TO 42.3 FG% 79.2 FT% 25.7 3P%).
Duke Blue Devils
The Blue Devils pulled out a 30-point bounce-back game against the Texas Florida Hurricanes after losing back-to-back. Matthew Hurt led the team with 22 points and six rebounds while Tre Jones had 16 points, six rebounds and six assists. Vernon Carey shot 33% from the field and he managed to finish with 11 points, six rebounds and three assists. Carey and Jones are projected to go in the first round of the upcoming NBA Draft but Hurt is also making a good case that he also belongs to the top league in the world.
Players to watch: V. Carey Jr. C (19 GP 24 MIN 16.9 PTS 8.3 REB 1 AST 0.7 STL 1.7 BLK 1.9 TO 59 FG% 59.8 FT% 44.4 3P%), T. Jones G (17 GP 33.4 MIN 14.9 PTS 4.1 REB 6.8 AST 2.1 STL 0.4 BLK 2.9 TO 44 FG% 70 FT% 35.9 3P%), C. Stanley G (18 GP 25.3 MIN 12.2 PTS 4.3 REB 0.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.8 BLK 1.7 TO 50.3 FG% 72.1 FT% 37.8 3P%).
Pittsburgh Panthers vs Duke Blue Devils Betting Predictions
Pittsburgh is 11-5 SU in their last 16 games.
Duke Blue Devils
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Duke’s last 6 games.
Pittsburgh Panthers vs Duke Blue Devils Betting Picks
The Blue Devils are the overwhelming favorites to win this game according to Best Sportsbook and it is not hard to see. Duke owns one of the best coaches in the history of college basketball and it is not a surprise anymore.
Moneyline: Being the heavy underdogs, the Panthers are at a huge +1015 on the ML while the Blue Devils are -1851.
Spread: The spread between both teams is a wide 16.5 points. Panthers are at +16.5 while Blue Devils are sitting on the far end with -16.5.
Total: The total for this game is at 137.5. Blue Devils will go under while Panthers is the team heading over.
Score Prediction: 83-65, Blue Devils win.