Written and authored by NCAA Basketball March Madness Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for their 2015 Basketball game. The teams will play on Saturday January 17, 2015. At 12:00 PM EST on the ESPN Television Network.
The (14-2) And fourth-ranked Duke Blue Devils of the Atlantic Coast Conference makes the trip from Raleigh/Durham to the Bluegrass State. Duke will play (15-2) and seventh-ranked Louisville Cardinals also of the ACC in 2015 College Basketball action. The teams will play at the KFC Center in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. This Sports Handicapper believes the recent run of one and done players has caught up with the mighty Duke Basketball program. The Louisville Cardinals are very good and looking to take over supremacy in the ACC. The betting line has Louisville as a three-point home favorite Against The Spread, the total is not available for Saturday’s game.
The 2015 Duke Blue Devils have lost two in a row straight up, their latest a 90-74 blowout defeat by the Miami Hurricanes on Tuesday January 13th. Most of the hype surrounding Duke is about Freshman sensation Jahill Okafor, the Chicago native is a Preseason All-Conference player. The 7’0″ phenom is the team’s leading scorer averaging nineteen points per game. Gaurd Quinn Cook is second with fourteen points. Duke also lost at North Carolina State by double-digits last Sunday the 11th. Duke is 8-2-1 ATS their last eleven on Saturday’s. Legendary coach Mike is in his 35th season, and things are getting more complicated with player relationships with AAU coaches. Duke is in unfamiliar territory, seventh place in the always tough Atlantic Coast Conference. The Duke Blue Devils are only 3-7 their last ten NCAA Basketball Expert Point Spread Betting Predictions going over the betting odds total seven times and staying under three. The key to a Duke win is to play half-court defense. The Blue Devils has scorers, but they have allowed opponents to many points this season.
The 2015 Louisville Cardinals beat Virginia Tech 78-63 at home on Tuesday January 13th. Louisville lone Conference loss was by a point at North Carolina. Louisville has three pre-season All-Conference players headed by Forward Montrezl Harrell, who is second behind Terry Rozier in scoring. Louisville hasn’t been very good to ATS betters their last six games, covering only once. The betting odds over the total is 9-1 Louisville last ten against Conference foes. The Cardinals are only 1-8-2 AgainstThe Number their last eleven in Derby City. The Louisville Cardinals are only 2-7-1 Against The Point Spread their last ten, going over the betting odds total five times and staying under the total five. The key to a Cardinals wins Saturday to dominate in the paint with Harrell and Wayne Blackshear. The Cardinals will score and defend in the backcourt and post.
Free Pick: Louisville-3.