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BYU vs Duquesne Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament First Round

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BYU vs Duquesne Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament First Round

The No. 6 BYU Cougars (23-10) and the No. 11 Duquesne Dukes (24-11) battle on Thursday for a spot in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The opening-round matchup starts at 12:40 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

BYU vs. Duquesne Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 21, 2024
  • Game Time: 12:40 PM ET
  • TV Channel: truTV
  • Location: Omaha, Nebraska
  • Arena: CHI Health Center Omaha

BYU vs. Duquesne Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: BYU win (69.9%)

Before making a bet on Thursday's BYU-Duquesne spread (BYU -9.5) or over/under (142.5 points), take a look at the betting trends and insights below.

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BYU vs. Duquesne: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • BYU has covered 20 times in 33 matchups with a spread this season.
  • Duquesne has won 18 games against the spread this year, while failing to cover 16 times.
  • The Cougars have covered the spread in a higher percentage of their home games than road games. They have covered 13 times in 18 opportunities when playing at home, and they've covered three times in 10 opportunities in road games.
  • The Dukes have been better against the spread on the road (6-5-0) than at home (7-9-0) this year.

BYU vs. Duquesne: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • BYU has been chosen as the moneyline favorite in 24 games this year and has walked away with the win 20 times (83.3%) in those games.
  • This season, the Cougars have come away with a win 10 times in 11 chances when named as a favorite of at least -490 or better on the moneyline.
  • Duquesne has put together a 6-3 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 66.7% of those games).
  • The Dukes have not yet played a game with moneyline odds of +365 or longer.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies BYU has a 83.1% chance of walking away with the win.

BYU vs. Duquesne Head-to-Head Comparison

  • BYU has a +394 scoring differential, topping opponents by 11.9 points per game. It is putting up 81.8 points per game to rank 20th in college basketball and is allowing 69.9 per outing to rank 107th in college basketball.
  • Jaxson Robinson paces BYU, recording 13.8 points per game (418th in the nation).
  • Duquesne outscores opponents by 4.8 points per game (posting 70.8 points per game, 261st in college basketball, and giving up 66 per outing, 28th in college basketball) and has a +166 scoring differential.
  • Duquesne's leading scorer, Dae Dae Grant, ranks 146th in the country, scoring 16.7 points per game.
  • The Cougars record 39.6 rebounds per game (23rd in college basketball) while conceding 33.6 per contest to their opponents. They outrebound opponents by six boards per game.
  • Spencer Johnson is 347th in college basketball play with six rebounds per game to lead the Cougars.
  • The Dukes grab 35.2 rebounds per game (179th in college basketball), compared to the 34.2 of their opponents.
  • Fousseyni Drame is 411th in the country with 5.7 rebounds per game, leading the Dukes.
  • BYU averages 103.8 points per 100 possessions on offense (20th in college basketball), and allows 88.7 points per 100 possessions (61st in college basketball).
  • The Dukes score 93.9 points per 100 possessions (205th in college basketball), while conceding 87.6 points per 100 possessions (41st in college basketball).

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