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Hofstra Pride vs Duke Blue Devils Prediction 12/12/2023

The Hofstra Pride (6-3) travel to face off against the Duke Blue Devils (6-3) on Tuesday, December 12th. This game will be played at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham and televised on ESPN2. Hofstra is coming off a win in their previous game, while Duke is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Georgia Tech. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

Hofstra Pride vs Duke Blue Devils

The Hofstra Pride Are Coming Off A Win

After defeating South Florida by a score of 82-63, Hofstra’s record now stands at 6-3. So far this season, all of the Pride’s games have taken place on the road. As Hofstra prepares to face Duke, their ATS record stands at 4-3-1. Over their last five games, the team has gone 3-1-1 vs. the spread.

So far, Hofstra’s games have averaged 149.4 points per game with the average over/under line being 151.6 points. When assessing the Pride’s performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 0-3, with their games averaging 133 points per game.

The Duke Blue Devils Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Duke enters today’s game against Hofstra with a 6-3 record. In away games this season, the Blue Devils are 1-2, while they are 4-1 at home. Duke’s ATS record sits below .500, currently standing at 3-5. Over their last five games, the team has a 2-3 record vs. the spread.

In nine games, Duke comes in with an over/under mark of 4-4-0, with their games averaging 148 points per game. When analyzing the Blue Devils’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 146 points per game and an over/under record of 2-2-1.

Hofstra Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Hofstra offense put up 82 points against South Florida. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 49.1% and made 15 threes. Tyler Thomas is leading the team in scoring at 23.6 points per contest. Darlinstone Dubar has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 17.7 going into the game.

Tyler Thomas (G) 23.6 4.9 3.1
Darlinstone Dubar (G) 17.7 6.4 1.7
Jaquan Carlos (G) 11.2 4.4 6.8

Duke Offense Breakdown

The Duke offense is coming off a game in which they scored 68 points vs. Georgia Tech. Overall their field goal percentage was 41.9% while connecting on 4 threes. The team’s top scorer is Kyle Filipowski, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 17.3, while Jeremy Roach also maintains a PPG average of 14.3 leading up to the game.

Kyle Filipowski (C) 17.3 8.9 2.4
Jeremy Roach (G) 14.3 2.4 2.6
Mark Mitchell (F) 11.1 4.8 1.1

Hofstra Team Defense

At present, the Pride’s defense is nationally ranked 122nd, allowing 70.3 points per game. In their previous game vs. South Florida, the Bulls finished with a field goal percentage of 49% and a total of 63 points vs. Hofstra.

Duke Team Defense

So far this season, the Duke defense has been performing well, ranking 65th in the country at 65.9 points allowed per contest. Duke’s three-point defense is currently 82nd in the country at 6.7 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.4% of their shots vs. Duke.

Pride vs Blue Devils Trends

  • Through their last ten road contests, the Pride offense has averaged 77 points per game while allowing an average of 68. Hofstra posted an overall record of 8-2 while going 7-3 ATS.
  • Through their last ten home games, Duke has an ATS record of just 5-5. However, their overall record was 5-5 while averaging 67 points per game.
  • Going back to their previous five games as the underdog, Hofstra has an ATS mark of 2-3 while going 2-3 straight up.
  • Going back to their previous three games as the favorite, Duke has an ATS mark of 1-2 while going 1-2 straight up.

Pride vs Blue Devils Prediction

In this Blue Devils vs. Blue Devils matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Blue Devils at -15.5. While we project the Blue Devils to win 75-67, our recommendation is to bet on the Pride for the point-spread.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 146.5 and given that our model is projecting 142 points between the teams, we like the under.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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