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Wofford Terriers vs Duke Blue Devils 12/19/2019 Predictions, Odds and Picks

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Wofford Terriers vs Duke Blue Devils 12-19-2019 Predictions Odds and Picks

Wofford Terriers vs Duke Blue Devils 12/19/2019 – The Duke Blue Devils are on their season without RJ Barrett and Zion Williamson but they are doing great so far. They are now on a 9-1 record with their only loss was an upset by Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks in overtime. Duke is on a three-game winning streak and will host the Wofford Terriers at the Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina. ESPN2 has the TV rights and live streaming is available at SofaScore. On the other side of the fence, the Wofford Terriers on a five-game winning streak and hopes to extend that but facing Duke is like punching a brick wall. The Duke Blue Devils are expected to win this game against the Wofford Terriers as predicted by Best Sports Book Online.

Wofford Terriers vs Duke Blue Devils 12/19/2019

When: Thursday, December 19, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham, North Carolina
TV: ESPN2
Stream: Sofascore
Wofford Terriers vs Duke Blue Devils 12/19/2019
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Wofford +19.5 (-115) 145 o (-110) +1750
Duke -19.5 (-105) 145 u (-110) -3500
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Wofford Terriers

The Wofford Terriers have been surpassing expectations and their five-game winning streak is telling a lot of things about them. They were coming off a 4-game losing streak but so far they have been playing top-notch basketball. Storm Murphy and Nathan Hoover have been the one-two punch of the Terriers. Murphy has been doing 14.5 points per game and shot an amazing 54.8 from the field and 54.5% from the beyond the rainbow country.

On the other hand, Hoover has provided grat support doing 13.6 points and 4.3 rebounds per night. Chez Goodwin and Tray Hollowell are playing just below 20 minutes per night but each of them averages 9 points per game. Goodwin is also a reliable inside presence doing 5.4 rebounds and 1.6 blocks. Terriers are doing good but they need to be more than good to inch their way closer to the Duke Blue Devils in their home court.

Players to watch:

S. Murphy G (10 GP 30.2 MIN 14.5 PTS 2.3 REB 2.6 AST 0.7 STL 0 BLK 2.2 TO 54.8 FG% 92.9 FT% 54.5 3P%), N. Hoover G (11 GP 32.1 MIN 13.6 PTS 4.3 REB 1.7 AST 0.5 STL 0 BLK 1.8 TO 33.3 FG% 93.9 FT% 27.8 3P%), C. Goodwin F (11 GP 19.7 MIN 9.4 PTS 5.4 REB 1 AST 0.5 STL 1.6 BLK 1.8 TO 58.3 FG% 57.6 FT% 0 3P%).

Duke Blue Devils

There are four players being watched by NBA scouts in the Blue Devils roster. Vernon Carey is projected to go top 10 in the 2020 NBA draft and he has been doing 18.5 points, 9.2 rebounds, 2.2 steals and 1.8 blocks per night. Tre Jones is predicted to be drafted in the top 15. The guard has been the court general for the Blue Devils averaging 15.6 points, 3.8 rebounds, 7.1 assists and 2.1 steals per game. Matthew Hurt is also on the NBA scouts radars and he is expected to go in the top 20 as well.

Lastly, it is Wendell Moore who is projected to go late in the first round. The surprise has been Cassius Stanley who has emerged as the third top scorer for the Blue Devis. He has been doing 11.4 pints, 4.4 rebounds and 42% from the three-point arc. The talent of Duke has not faltered after the departure of Zion Williamson and RJ Barrett but still one of the top teams in the country.

Players to watch:

V. Carey Jr. C (10 GP 23.8 MIN 18.5 PTS 9.2 REB 0.6 AST 0.6 STL 2.2 BLK 1.8 TO 59.8 FG% 61.8 FT% 66.7 3P%), T. Jones G (10 GP 34.5 MIN 15.6 PTS 3.8 REB 7.1 AST 2.1 STL 0.4 BLK 3.4 TO 42.1 FG% 78.7 FT% 32.5 3P%), C. Stanley G (9 GP 24.8 MIN 11.4 PTS 4.4 REB 0.9 AST 1.1 STL 1.1 BLK 1.7 TO 48.6 FG% 72.7 FT% 42.9 3P%).

Wofford Terriers vs Duke Blue Devils Betting Predictions

Trends

Wofford Terriers

Terriers are 12-6 ATS in their last 18 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Wofford’s last 6 games.
Terriers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Wofford’s last 5 games on the road.
Wofford is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games this season.

Duke Blue Devils

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Duke’s last 6 games.
Devils are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games.
Duke is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Duke’s last 5 games this season.
Devils are 20-0 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Southern conference.

Wofford Terriers vs Duke Blue Devils Betting Picks

This is just another fly on the wall for Duke as they continue to dominate the tournament. The Blue Devils are expected to blow out this game against the Terriers and stopping their winning streak according to Betting College Basketball Today. There is too much talent for the Blue Devils to let this one pass. A good watch will Hoover and Murphy and how they size up against NBA caliber players and this could be an important game for them to get noticed.

Moneyline: The Terriers are given a huge moneyline at +1750 if they manage to pull an upset on the Blue Devils. On the other hand, Duke University is at -3,500.

Spread: It is a wide 19.5 points across the spread with Duke owning a -19.5 over the Terriers who are at 19.5.

Total: Both teams are expected to reach 144 points after this game with  Blue Devils going under.

Score Prediction: 85-60, Blue Devils win.