Delaware vs. James Madison - 2/8/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Delaware vs. James Madison - 2/8/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

James Madison Dukes (9-14) at Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens (17-7)

College Basketball: Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm (Bob Carpenter Center Acierno Arena)

The Line: Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens -8.5 -- Over/Under: 156.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The James Madison Dukes and Delaware Blue Hens meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Bob Carpenter Center.

The James Madison Dukes need a win after losing 10 of their last 12 games. The James Madison Dukes are averaging 74.8 points on 43.2 percent shooting and allowing 76 points on 42.1 percent shooting. Matt Lewis is averaging 17.6 points and 6.1 rebounds while Darius Banks is averaging 12.3 points and 1.7 assists. Dwight Wilson is the third double-digit scorer and Deshon Parker is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The James Madison Dukes are shooting 32.2 percent from beyond the arc and 60.7 percent from the free throw line. The James Madison Dukes are allowing 31.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.1 rebounds per game. The James Madison Dukes have lost five straight road games.

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The Delaware Blue Hens look for another win to build on their five-game winning streak. The Delaware Blue Hens are averaging 73.8 points on 48.2 percent shooting and allowing 67.2 points on 41.2 percent shooting. Nate Darling is averaging 20.2 points and 3.9 rebounds while Ryan Allen is averaging 13.4 points and 1.8 rebounds. Justyn Mutts is the third double-digit scorer and Kevin Anderson is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The Delaware Blue Hens are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 75 percent from the free throw line. The Delaware Blue Hens are allowing 31 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.4 rebounds per game. The Delaware Blue Hens won three straight home games.

The Dukes are 8-20 ATS in their last 28 road games, 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Saturday games and 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Blue Hens are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a straight up win and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The over is 7-3 in Dukes last 10 road games. The over is 18-6-2 in Blue Hens last 26 home games. The road team is 13-6 ATS in the last 19 meetings.

The James Madison Dukes are not only piling up the losses SU, but they're 3-8 ATS on the road where they lose by an average of 10.2 points and shoot 37.7 percent from the field. The Delaware Blue Hens have won five straight games, and they're shooting 51.1 percent from the field and 36.8 percent from three in those contests. The Delaware Blue Hens are also 5-4 ATS at home and 14-9 ATS on the season. It's Delaware and the chalk or pass in this meeting. 

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Randy’s Pick Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens -8.5

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