Duquesne @ DePaul
Current Records: Duquesne 3-6; DePaul 6-1
What to Know
The Duquesne Dukes will hit the road for the second straight game as they head to Wintrust Arena at 8:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday. These two teams are out to turn their luck around after having lost tight contests in their previous games.
Duquesne was just a bucket short of a win this past Saturday and fell 72-71 to the Marshall Thundering Herd. Despite the loss, the Dukes got a solid performance out of guard Amir Spears, who had 23 points.
Speaking of close games: it was close but no cigar for the DePaul Blue Demons as they fell 68-64 to the Loyola Chicago Ramblers this past Saturday. Guard Philmon Gebrewhit had a pretty forgettable game, playing for 29 minutes but putting up just five points on 2-for-10 shooting.
Duquesne is expected to lose this next one by 9. However, those who like betting on the underdog should be happy to hear that they are 2-0 against the spread when expected to lose.
The losses put the Dukes at 3-6 and the Blue Demons at 6-1. Two numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: Duquesne has allowed their opponents to shoot 47.30% from the floor on average, which is the 15th highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball. DePaul's offense has more to brag about, as they they enter the matchup with a 49.20% field goal percentage, good for 30th best in college basketball. So the cards are definitely stacked in their favor.
How To Watch
- When: Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. ET
- Where: Wintrust Arena -- Chicago, Illinois
- TV: Fox Sports 1
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $6.00
The Blue Demons are a big 9-point favorite against the Dukes, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The line has drifted a bit towards the Blue Demons, as the game opened with the Blue Demons as a 7.5-point favorite.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.
Injury Report for DePaul
- Tyon Grant-Foster: Game-Time Decision (Undisclosed)
- Ahamad Bynum: Out (Not Injury Related)
Injury Report for Duquesne
- Rodney Gunn Jr.: Out (Ankle)