Stetson Hatters vs. Duke Blue Devils ATS Prediction

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The Stetson Hatters (1-7) head to Cameron Indoor Stadium to square off with the third-ranked Duke Blue Devils (6-1). The Hatters look to put an end to their seven-game losing streak. The game can be seen on ESPN2 at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Stetson Hatters vs. Duke Blue Devils Betting Odds

In their last outing, the Blue Devils had no trouble getting past the Indiana Hoosiers, 90-69, while the Hatters fell to the South Florida Bulls, 75-71.

Duke dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a turnover percentage of 15.6 (worse than their season average of 12.0) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.579 (above their season average of 0.547). For those same stats, Indiana had marks of 21.1 and 0.430, respectively. Stetson, meanwhile, had an effective field goal percentage of 0.553 (above their season average of 0.448). Duke received a boost from Zion Williamson, who recorded 25 points and six rebounds. Meanwhile, Abayomi Iyiola had a good game for Stetson, finishing with 26 points and six rebounds.

The high-powered offense of Duke will clash against the bottom-tier defense of Stetson. Dating back to last season, the Blue Devils rank third in offensive efficiency, while the Hatters are 270th in defensive efficiency. The Blue Devils should have the advantage on that side of the ball. The Hatters should be expected to protect the ball well. They rank 22nd at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 16.0 percent), while the Blue Devils have forced the 95th-fewest turnovers in the nation (opponents’ turnover percentage of 17.6 percent).

Stetson Hatters at Duke Blue Devils Free Pick

Free Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Duke, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Duke ranks third in rebounds per game (41.7) while Stetson ranks 296th in rebounds allowed per game (38.4).
  • The Blue Devils average 7.6 steals per game, which ranks 28th in the country. The Hatters rank 134th in steals allowed per game (6.0).
  • Stetson ranks 138th in three pointers attempted per game (22.6) while Duke ranks 227th in three pointers allowed per game (23.3).
  • The Blue Devils rank eighth in assists per game (17.4) while the Hatters rank 263rd in assists allowed per game (14.7).
  • Duke ranks ninth in blocks per game (5.4) while Stetson ranks 200th (2.9).