Duke vs. Xavier Prediction & Odds

Duke vs. Xavier, 11/25/22 CBB Betting Prediction, Odds & Trends

The Phil Knight Legacy tournament continues from Portland, OR on Friday afternoon when No. 8 Duke takes on Xavier at 3:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.

Bettors only have to lay 3.5 points if they want to back the Blue Devils but is that the smart play?

Game Matchup & Betting Odds

911 Duke Blue Devils (-3.5) at 912 Xavier Musketeers (+3.5); o/u 146.5

3:30 p.m. ET, Friday, November 25, 2022

Moda Center, Portland, OR

Duke vs. Xavier Public Betting Information

Our CBB Public Betting Information page indicates that 92% of public bettors are currently backing North Carolina when it comes to the spread. This information is subject to change throughout the day, however, so be sure to check the link so you’re receiving the most up-to-date public betting data.

Duke Blue Devils DFS Spin

Ryan Young recorded 11 points (4-5 FG, 3-4 FT), 15 rebounds, one assist and one block over 30 minutes during Thursday's 54-51 victory over Oregon State. Young wasn't heavily involved despite playing 30 minutes, but he made the most of the opportunity and his touches, as he missed just one shot from the field en route to posting his first double-double since 2019 when he was playing for Northwestern. Young has played off the bench in each of Duke's last three games and is averaging 7.0 points, 9.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists in that span.

Xavier Musketeers DFS Spin

Adam Kunkel is in the starting lineup for Thursday's game against Florida, Adam Baum of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports. Kunkel will start over KyKy Tandy, who will begin the game on the bench. This will be Kunkel's second start of the season, and he finished with 21 points, two assists and two steals in his previous outing as a starter.

Duke vs. Xavier CBB Betting Trends

Under is 5-1 in Blue Devils last 6 overall

Under is 4-0 in Blue Devils last 4 games following a straight up win

Over is 4-0 in Musketeers last 4 neutral site games.

Over is 16-5 in Musketeers last 21 overall

Duke vs. Xavier CBB Prediction:

The Blue Devils are just 4-10 against the spread in their last 14 games versus an opponent with a winning percentage above .600, are 1-4 against the number in their last five games coming off a win and are 3-7 at the betting window in their last 10 neutral site games. On the other side, the Musketeers are 4-1 against the spread in their last five neutral site games, are 3-1-1 against the number in their last five games coming off a win and are 4-0-1 at the betting window in their last five games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600.


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