Princeton vs. Duke odds, line: College basketball picks, predictions from model on 11-2 roll
SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Tuesday's Princeton vs. Duke game 10,000 times
No. 2 Duke looks for another blowout win over an Ivy League opponent when the Blue Devils host Princeton on Tuesday. It's a 6 p.m. ET tipoff from Cameron Indoor Stadium. Last time out, Duke pummeled Yale 91-58, easily covering the 24.5-point spread. Now with 5-4 Princeton coming to town, bookmakers list Duke as a 30.5-point favorite. The over-under, or total number of points Vegas thinks will be scored, is 156 in the latest Duke vs. Princeton odds. Before you make any Duke vs. Princeton picks and predictions, you need to see what the SportsLine Projection Model has to say.
The advanced computer, which simulates every game 10,000 times, enters Tuesday's action on a sizzling 11-2 run on against-the-spread picks. And over the previous two years, the model returned more than $5,200 to $100 bettors on top-rated picks. Anyone who has followed it is way up.
Now, the model is dialed in on Duke vs. Princeton. We can tell you it's leaning under, but it has also locked in a point-spread pick that hits in over 50 percent of simulations. You can only see that one at SportsLine.
The model knows Duke (9-1) has bounced back strong from its only loss, a two-point defeat to Gonzaga in the Maui Invitational. Since then, the Blue Devils have won four straight while putting up 94.5 points per game. R.J. Barrett, a 6-foot-7 freshman, continues to deliver highlight-reel dunks and all-around spectacular play, averaging 24.2 points, 7.2 rebounds and 4.2 assists. He's one of four Blue Devils projected as a first-round NBA Draft pick next year.
But just because Duke is 6-0 at home and loaded as usual doesn't mean the Blue Devils will cover a gargantuan spread against Princeton.
The Tigers have won and covered four of six since a slow start and are an impressive 3-1 on the road. And they relish the challenge of playing big-name schools: Princeton is 9-4 against the spread in its past 13 games vs. ACC foes.
Princeton guard Devin Cannady is an elite player you might not have heard of. The 6-2 senior shoots 50 percent from deep, averages 21.3 points and has drained six 3-pointers in each of his past three games.
Who wins Princeton vs. Duke? And which side of the spread hits in over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side you should be all over, all from the model that's up over $5,200 on college basketball picks the past two years and enters Tuesday on an 11-2 run.
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