Duke vs. Vermont: NCAA Tournament First Round Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – March 22, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 18, 2024

Kyle Filipowski and TJ Long will be the players to watch when the Duke Blue Devils (24-8) take on the Vermont Catamounts (28-6) in the first round of the NCAA tournament, Friday at 7:10 PM ET at Barclays Center. The Blue Devils match up against the Catamounts in a game that Duke is currently a substantial favorite by 12.5 points. The matchup has a point total of 133.

Duke vs. Vermont Betting Lines

Duke vs Vermont Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Duke -12.5 133 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Vermont (+12.5)
Total Pick Over (133)

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Duke vs. Vermont Stat Rankings

Duke Avg. (Rank) Vermont Avg. (Rank)
79.8 (43rd) Points Scored 72.3 (215th)
67.4 (55th) Points Allowed 63.0 (7th)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
9.7 (108th) Off. Rebounds 6.8 (334th)
8.3 (89th) 3pt Made 8.7 (58th)
15.3 (51st) Assists 13.7 (129th)
9.4 (31st) Turnovers 8.6 (11th)

Duke vs. Vermont Betting Trends

  • The Blue Devils are 18-13-1 against the spread this season.
  • Duke has an ATS record of 9-5-1 as 12.5-point favorites or more.
  • There have been 13 Blue Devils games (out of 32) that hit the over this year.
  • Duke’s games have had more than 133 points scored on 28 occasions this year.
  • Blue Devils games have had an average of 147.3 points this season, 14.3 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • Against the spread, Vermont is 14-18-0 this season.
  • There have been 13 Duke’s games (out of 32) that hit the over this year.
  • There have been 16 Catamounts games this season with more than 133 points scored.
  • The average total for Vermont’s games is 135.3 points, 2.3 more than this game’s over/under.

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Duke Impact Players

  • Filipowski paces his squad in both points (17.1) and rebounds (8.1) per contest, and also averages 2.8 assists. At the other end, he puts up 1.2 steals and 1.5 blocked shots.
  • Jared McCain posts 13.4 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.8 assists per contest, shooting 45.6% from the field and 39.9% from downtown with 2.2 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Jeremy Roach averages 14.0 points, 2.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists per contest, shooting 47.7% from the floor and 43.6% from downtown with 1.6 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Mark Mitchell is posting 12.3 points, 1.1 assists and 6.2 rebounds per game.
  • Tyrese Proctor posts a team-best 3.9 assists per game. He is also averaging 10.5 points and 3.0 rebounds, shooting 44.1% from the field and 36.5% from downtown with 1.8 made 3-pointers per game.

Vermont Impact Players

  • Long is the Catamounts’ top scorer (12.2 points per game), and he produces 1.4 assists and 4.0 rebounds.
  • Shamir Bogues leads the Catamounts in rebounding (5.3 per game), and produces 11.0 points and 2.5 assists. He also posts 1.9 steals and 0.5 blocked shots.
  • Aaron Deloney is averaging a team-best 3.0 assists per game. And he is delivering 10.9 points and 2.6 rebounds, making 42.4% of his shots from the field and 33.8% from 3-point range, with 1.6 treys per contest.
  • The Catamounts receive 7.8 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game from Ileri Ayo-Faleye.
  • Matt Veretto is posting 9.0 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.4 assists per contest, making 42.0% of his shots from the floor and 34.6% from beyond the arc, with 1.6 triples per contest.

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