The Duquesne Dukes (7-0) try to stay undefeated when they meet the Columbia Lions (3-7) at Coach Scott Lang Court. The game is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. ET on Monday, December 9, 2019.
Columbia Lions vs. Duquesne Dukes Betting Prediction
The Lions are trying to rebound after their 67-65 loss to the Bryant Bulldogs in their last outing. Bryant won the rebounding battle. The Bulldogs had more offensive rebounds (14 vs. eight) and total rebounds (48 vs. 44). Randy Brumant was the game’s leading scorer with 25 points on 10-for-15 shooting.
In the Dukes’ last outing, they beat the VMI Keydets, 71-58. The Dukes knocked down 13 of their 15 free throws (86.7 percent) and had an offensive rebounding percentage of 38.2 (above their season average of 29.8). Michael Hughes was Duquesne’s high scorer with 23 points on 10-for-11 shooting from the field.
Columbia at Duquesne Betting Pick
Prediction: ATS Winner – Columbia, O/U – Over
Duquesne ranks 46th in steals per game (7.9) while Columbia ranks 222nd (7.0).
The Dukes average 4.9 blocks per game, which ranks 25th in the nation. The Lions rank 183rd in blocks allowed per game (3.5).
Columbia ranks 32nd in assists allowed per game (11.6) while Duquesne ranks 181st (13.5).
The Dukes rank 153rd in rebounds per game (35.4) while the Lions rank 267th in rebounds allowed per game (36.5).
Columbia ranks 43rd in three pointers allowed per game (22.2) while Duquesne ranks 72nd (20.5).