Colorado State Rams at Duke Blue Devils ATS Prediction 11/08/19

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The Colorado State Rams (1-0), 24-point underdogs, will travel to Cameron Indoor Stadium to clash with the fourth-ranked Duke Blue Devils (1-0). The game will air on ACC Network at 7 p.m. ET on Friday, November 8, 2019.

Colorado State Rams vs. Duke Blue Devils ATS Odds

Both teams were victorious in their last game. The Blue Devils barely escaped the third-ranked Kansas Jayhawks 68-66, while the Rams were victorious over the Denver Pioneers 74-63.

Colorado State dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.420 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.530. For those same stats, Denver recorded marks of 0.138 and 0.474, respectively. Meanwhile, Duke’s 17.8 turnover percentage was their largest advantage over Kansas, who had a mark of 31.3. Duke’s Tre Jones played well, contributing 15 points, seven assists and six rebounds. Meanwhile, Colorado State was led by Kris Martin, who had 18 points and five rebounds.

The high-octane offense of Duke will clash against the bottom-tier defense of Colorado State. Since last season, the Blue Devils rank 30th in offensive efficiency, while the Rams are 311th in defensive efficiency. The Blue Devils figure to have the edge on that side of the ball.

Colorado State at Duke ATS Pick

College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Duke, ATS Winner – Duke, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2018-Present):

  • Duke ranks seventh in rebounds per game (40.9) while Colorado State ranks 237th (33.8).
  • The Blue Devils rank fourth in steals per game (9.2) while the Rams rank 153rd (6.2).
  • Duke ranks 107th in three pointers attempted per game (23.8) while Colorado State ranks 251st in three pointers allowed per game (24.4).
  • The Blue Devils rank first in blocks per game (6.7) while the Rams rank 228th (2.3).
  • Duke averages 15.8 assists per game, which ranks 23rd in the NCAA. Colorado State ranks 232nd in assists allowed per game (14.2).