Duke vs. Miami (FL) Player Props, Picks and Predictions – Wednesday, Feb. 21

Feb 7, 2024; Durham, North Carolina, USA; Duke Blue Devils guard Jared McCain (0) and guard Caleb Foster (1) chat during warm ups prior to the second half against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Cameron Indoor Stadium. The Blue Devils won 71-53.
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We have your Duke Blue Devils vs. Miami (FL) Hurricanes prop betting and game preview needs covered as the Duke Blue Devils hit the road to face the Miami (FL) Hurricanes.

The Duke Blue Devils (20-5) are set to face off against the Miami (FL) Hurricanes (15-11) in a high-stakes ACC showdown. With Duke on a four-game winning streak and Miami looking to snap a string of losses, this matchup at the Watsco Center is poised to be a battle of resilience and momentum.

Duke Blue Devils vs. Miami (FL) Hurricanes Odds Info

Moneyline: Duke Blue Devils -230 (FanDuel) / Miami (FL) Hurricanes +205 (Ceasars)

Spread: +5.5 – Duke Blue Devils -105 (FanDuel) / Miami (FL) Hurricanes -110 (Ceasars)

Total: 150.0 – -110 (BetPARX) / -110 (BetPARX)

Game Info

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 21

Time: 07:00 PM

Location: Watsco Center – Coral Gables, FL


Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends

  • On the road, Duke Blue Devils are 5 and 3 this season.
  • Against the spread this season, Duke Blue Devils are 14 and 11.
  • Against the spread on the road, Duke Blue Devils are 3 and 5.

Miami (FL) Hurricanes Betting Trends

  • At home, Miami (FL) Hurricanes are 11 and 3 this season.
  • Against the spread this season, Miami (FL) Hurricanes are 15 and 11.
  • Against the spread at home, Miami (FL) Hurricanes are 9 and 6.

Duke Blue Devils vs. Miami (FL) Hurricanes Predictions

The Duke Blue Devils are riding high on a four-game winning streak, showcasing their ability to dominate on both ends of the floor. With a potent offense led by standout freshman Jared McCain and the consistent play of sophomore center Kyle Filipowski, Duke’s scoring prowess has been on full display. Defensively, they’ve been just as impressive, with their recent performances hinting at the potential for a deep run in the upcoming tournaments. The Blue Devils’ ability to control the game’s tempo and their defensive acumen will be critical as they take on a Miami team desperate to turn their fortunes around.

Miami (FL) Hurricanes, on the other hand, have hit a rough patch, losing four straight games. Despite the skid, they remain a dangerous team, especially at home where they’ve secured 11 of their 15 wins this season. The Hurricanes are led by Nicaraguan-born center Norchad Omier, who has been a force in the paint. However, the potential absence of guard Nijel Pack due to injury could be a significant blow to their offense. Miami will need other players to step up and fill the void if they hope to upset the surging Blue Devils.

This game is not just about the current streaks; it’s a clash of styles and a test of depth. Duke’s recent form makes them the favorites, but Miami’s home-court advantage and the urgency to break their losing streak could level the playing field. The key matchup to watch will be between Filipowski and Omier, as their battle in the paint could very well dictate the pace and outcome of the game. With both teams eager to make a statement in the ACC, expect a fiercely contested game filled with strategic adjustments and high-intensity play.

Duke Blue Devils vs. Miami (FL) Hurricanes Pick

The Duke Blue Devils enter this matchup as the clear favorites, and for good reason. Their four-game winning streak and strong performances on both ends of the court make them a formidable opponent. With a moneyline of -230 at FanDuel, the odds reflect their higher probability of securing a victory. Duke’s ability to maintain a high level of play away from home, as indicated by their 5-3 road record, further supports the confidence in their ability to handle the pressure of an away game. Additionally, their ATS record of 14-11 demonstrates their consistency in meeting expectations, which bodes well for their chances against a struggling Miami team.

While Miami (FL) Hurricanes have shown resilience at home with an 11-3 record, the potential absence of Nijel Pack could hinder their offensive capabilities. Duke’s defense, which has been a key factor in their recent success, is likely to capitalize on this. The head-to-head matchup in the paint between Kyle Filipowski and Norchad Omier will be pivotal, but Duke’s overall depth and momentum give them the edge. Considering these factors, along with the historical performance and current form, a moneyline bet on the Duke Blue Devils is the prudent choice for this ACC showdown.

The Pick: Duke Blue Devils -230 (FanDuel)