March Madness 2nd Round West Region Expert Picks: Yale Bulldogs vs. Duke Blue Devils.

Written and authored by NCAA Basketball March Madness Expert Analyst Greg Nelson. Charliessports.com produces it for Basketball Point Spread news and notes. NCAA Basketball Tournament Premium 500-star Predictions are winning at a 75.2% rate and will continue through the 2016 NCAA Basketball March Madness Finals in April of 2016.The (23-6) and 12th seed Yale Bulldogs of the Ivy League will be in the “OCEAN STATE” for their second round contest. Yale takes on the (24-10) and number four-seed Duke Blue Devils of the Atlantic Coast Conference in 2016 March Madness action. Tip-off is 2:40 PM EST on the CBS Television Network. The game is on Saturday, March 19, 2016. The teams will play at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in downtown Providence Rhode Island. The best Sports Handicapper believes the Yale Bulldogs believe after their opening round upset. The Bulldogs will have plenty of fans in the stands with the short drive from New Haven, Connecticut. Duke is a team the fans, love to hate, but they still have plenty of talent. The Opening Betting Line has Duke as a six and a half point Favorite Against The Spread on a neutral court. The Betting Odds Total is 146 for Saturday’s matchup. Read more on our Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. Seton Hall Pirates game write-up.

The Yale Bulldogs have won six in a row, including a 79-75 victory over Baylor in their first NCAA Tournament win in over two decades. The jokes are already in circulation about the Ivy league institute vs. The want to be’s. Yale is one of the most prominent academic institutes in America. Duke also offers a well-rounded education but don’t hold up to the reputation of Yale. Back to basketball, the Bulldogs have one win in the NCAA Tournament in 121 years. Head Coach James Jones has already put his stamp on the Yale Basketball program. The Long Island native and his Yale Bulldogs have captured the attention of the entire state. The Connecticut Huskies are playing second fiddle to Yale this season. Sophomore Guard Makai Mason and Forward Justin Sears are the Bulldogs top scorers. Yale can play inside or outside, and they are long in the post. The key to a Yale win is to play patient on offense.

The 2016 Duke Blue Devils took is of North Carolina-Wilmington in their NCAA Tournament opener. Duke has dropped their last six to the point spread. The Blue Devils are trying to repeat as National Champions. The Blue Devils NCAA Tournament resume’ is impressive. In one hundred and eleven years if playing on the hardwood. They have 40 NCAA tournament appearances, 16 Final Fours, and five championships. Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski has been in his twenty-sixth season on the bench at the Durham, North Carolina school. The Blue Devils are 3-0 vs. The Yale Bulldogs and Saturday it could get to four straight. Duke, led by Freshman Brandon Ingram, Sophomore Grayson Alle, and Center Marshall Plumlee. All three players must impose their will against Yale if the “DUKIES” are to advance. The X-Factor is Freshman Luke Kennard, who averages 11.7 points per game.

The Betting Odds Under The Total Are 7-3 Duke last ten overall.

Yale is only 3-0 Against The Point Spread their last ten three overall.

NCAA March Madness News and Notes For Saturday, March 19th, 2016.

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