This Saturday, there is an NCAAB matchup between the Louisville Cardinals and the Duke Blue Devils. This game will take place at Cameron Indoor Stadium at approximately 6:00 P.M EST.
Louisville Looks To Extend Winning StreakThe Louisville Cardinals have looked like an elite basketball team up to this point in the season. After starting the season ranked in the top ten, Louisville is currently ranked 11th in the AP Poll as it has won 14 of its first 17 games. In addition, Louisville enters this game on a high note after beating Pittsburgh by five points in overtime on the road in its last game. In addition, the Cardinals have won each of their last three games as they will be looking to extend that winning streak with another victory on Saturday. Luckily, the Cardinals have won four of their first five road games so they should be able to put together another solid performance in this game.
Leading the Cardinals offensively is junior forwardJordan Nwora who has looked amazing this season. He is averaging a team-high 20.4 points per game along with 7.4 rebounds. In addition, he is shooting 44.0% from the three-point line so he has the ability to stretch defenses out all by himself.
Louisville's most underrated player is senior centerSteven Enoch who has looked great so far this season. He is averaging 10.8 points per game along with 6.8 rebounds. In addition, he is averaging 0.9 blocks per game so he has the ability to alter a ton of shots in the paint as a solid rim protector.
Duke Looks To Get Back To Its Winning WaysThe Duke Blue Devils have looked like one of the best teams in the country so far this season. The Blue Devils have won 15 of their first 17 games of the season despite losing their last game against Clemson by seven points on the road. In that game, Duke's defense struggled as it gave up 79 points while allowing the opposition to shoot 56.6% from the floor. Now, the Blue Devils will be looking to get back to their winning ways with a home game up next. Luckily, Duke has a 10-1 record at Cameron Indoor Stadium so it should be able to play a lot better on Saturday.
Leading the Blue Devils offensively is freshman Vernon Carey Jr.who has been great so far this season. He is averaging a team-high 17.6 points per game along with a team-high 8.5 rebounds. In addition, he is averaging a team-high 1.9 blocks per game so he has been very active on both sides of the ball.
FINAL. Tough night at Clemson. pic.twitter.com/7vSEkyAmzP— Duke Men’s Basketball (@DukeMBB) January 15, 2020
Duke's most underrated player is sophomore guardTre Jones who has been very good so far this season. He is averaging 15.1 points per game along with a team-high 6.8 assists. In addition, he has been extremely solid defensively as he is averaging a team-high 2.2 steals per game.
Trends found on Covers.com, are:
Cardinals are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record.
- Blue Devils are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.