Duke seemed invincible on Saturday in dismantling the top-5 Virginia Cavaliers at their place. Replicating that efficiency is not occurring once more — the Blue Devils are nowhere close to nearly as good a 3-point capturing staff as they confirmed towards UVA — however even an analogous exhibiting with pure regression from past the arc Tuesday might depart them with one other huge street W, at Louisville.
The Cardinals absolutely produce other plans, and probably extra motivation. After dropping two of its final three, capped Saturday by an OT loss on the street to Florida State, Louisville wants a signature win to remain in competition for the ACC. What higher manner to take action than by topping mighty Duke, a staff the NCAA males’s match choice committee if March Insanity have been to start out this week?
Louisville continues to be comfortably within the projected Discipline of 68 by CBS Sports activities Bracketologist Jerry Palm, and ditto for Duke, however a win over Duke is a resume-booster in contrast to another recreation remaining on the regulars season slate.
- When: Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 9 p.m. ET
- The place: KFC Yum! Middle in Louisville, Kentucky
- TV: ESPN
- Dwell stream: WatchESPN.com
Recreation prediction, decide
Newest odds by way of SportsLine: Duke -8.5
Louisville has been nice — however not unbeatable — on the KFC Yum! Middle this season. Duke has been nice — and virtually unbeatable — at any venue all season. I feel Duke provides to its ever-growing case to be the No. 1 general seed Tuesday with one other good street win. Choose: Duke 75, Louisville 70
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