The James Madison Dukes (1-3) and the UTSA Roadrunners (2-2) battle in the Islands of the Bahamas Showcase at Kendall G.L. Isaacs National Gymnasium. Tip-off is scheduled for 11 a.m. ET on Sunday, November 19, 2017.
UTSA Roadrunners vs. James Madison Dukes Betting Preview
In the Roadrunners last matchup, they lost a close one to the Bradley Braves, 71-69. With 22 points on 7-for-15 shooting, Keaton Wallace was the games high scorer. Bradley did a fantastic job of making free throws (20-28; 71.4 percent). UTSA, meanwhile, forced the Braves into a turnover percentage of 24.3 (above their season average of 17.8).
The Dukes are trying to rebound after their 73-65 loss to the Weber State Wildcats in their last matchup. Joey McLean was James Madisons high scorer with 21 points on 6-for-12 shooting. Weber State had an effective field goal percentage of 0.650 (above their season average of 0.568). James Madison, meanwhile, had an offensive rebounding percentage of 44.7 (above their season average of 38.1).
Second-chance opportunities might be rare for James Madison in this contest. The Dukes rank 135th in offensive rebounding percentage (30.6 percent), while UTSA ranks 20th in defensive rebounding percentage (75.5 percent) since last season.
UTSA Roadrunners vs. James Madison Dukes ATS Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – James Madison, ATS Winner – James Madison, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Dukes rank 283rd in assists per game (11.4) while the Roadrunners rank 296th (11.1).
- UTSA ranks 28th in rebounds per game (39.2) while James Madison ranks 219th (34.8).
- The Roadrunners rank 130th in three pointers allowed per game (20.6) while the Dukes rank 240th (22.7).
- James Madison ranks 216th in blocks per game (2.7) while UTSA ranks 264th (2.1).