|Written by Mike|
Bet on NCAABThe late game in the NCAA tournament on Thursday night features the No. 4 Duke Blue Devils taking on the No. 1 Oregon Ducks. The game at the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA, is scheduled to tip off at 10:05 PM ET. As of this writing, Oregon is a slight favorite to win this Sweet Sixteen game.
The Blue Devils are 25-10 SU and 14-18-2 ATS so far this season. Fifteen of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other nineteen all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 71-64 win over the Yale Bulldogs, where they covered the spread as -6 point favorites. The total went UNDER the 147 ½ point line set by sports betting professionals in that game.
The Ducks are 30-6 SU and 20-13 ATS overall this year. Fifteen of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other eighteen all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 69-64 win over the St. Joseph's Hawks, where they lost against the spread as -7 point favorites. The total went UNDER the 156 point line set by online sportsbook sites for that matchup.
Duke is 7-1 ATS in the NCAA tournament, and 1-3-1 ATS coming off of a SU win. They are 1-4 ATS against teams with a winning record, and 1-6 ATS overall lately. They are 1-7 ATS when playing at a neutral site, and 0-5-1 ATS coming off of a win spreadwise.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of their last 8 games coming off of a SU win, and UNDER in 6 of their last 7 after a win spreadwise. The total has gone OVER in 5 of their last 6 non-conference matchups, and OVER in 5 of their last 6 games at a neutral site. The total has gone UNDER in 9 of their last 12 games overall, and UNDER in 6 of their last 8 games in the NCAA tournament. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 7 games on Thursday.
Oregon is 7-2 ATS in the NCAA tournament, and 6-2 ATS coming off of a SU win. They are 6-2 ATS overall recently, and 5-2 ATS on Thursday night. They are 11-4 ATS against teams with a winning record, and 5-2 ATS in non-conference play. They are 11-5 ATS coming off of a loss against the spread, and 0-4 ATS against ACC opponents.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 games against non-conference opponents.
These teams have only met once, a November 2010 matchup where Duke won 98-71, and won against the spread as -19 point road favorites. The total went OVER the 149 point line set by college basketball betting experts in that game.
For Thursday night's Sweet Sixteen matchup, betting odds list Oregon as -3 point favorites. The over/under is set at 156 ½ points. On the moneyline, Duke is listed at +135, with Oregon a -155.