The Duke Blue Devils were beaten both SU and ATS against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish when the two schools hit the floor together last season as the teams renew acquaintances on the college basketball odds on Wednesday.
Notre Dame upset Duke 79-77 as a 6-point home underdog on the college basketball betting lines when they last met in January 2014 in an OVER result for totals bettors. Duke had won their previous meeting, topping Notre Dame 84-77 as a 15.5-point favorite back in the 2002 NCAA Tournament.
Duke Blue Devils vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks (including Bodog) had the Notre Dame Fighting Irish betting line as -1-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.
Duke Blue Devils vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Notre Dame Fighting Irish battles the Duke Blue Devils, currently sitting with a 17-2 mark (10-8-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 8-3 for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and 11-6 for the Duke Blue Devils.
According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds – VSB
, it’s the No. 25-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the No. 11-rated Duke Blue Devils in this matchup.
How Duke Blue Devils vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Stats Matchup
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Notre Dame’s No. 124-rated squad against Duke’s No. 33-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Notre Dame rates No. 12 in the country with 8.95 per game, while their foes tonight, the Duke Blue Devils rank No. 44 nationally with 7.58 per match.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Duke earned a 77-68 victory over St. John’s on Sunday, getting 22 points from Tyus Jones at Madison Square Garden.
The Fighting Irish grabbed a 81-78 win over the Wolfpack on Sunday, behind a 25-point effort from Jerian Grant at PNC Arena.
Duke Blue Devils vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Odds Trends
Duke is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Duke is 17-2 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Duke’s last 5 games
Duke is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Notre Dame is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games
Notre Dame is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Duke at Virginia, Saturday, January 31st
Notre Dame at Pittsburgh, Saturday, January 31st