Betting on today’s Revolutionaries and Dukes game? Catch the action at UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse in Pittsburgh, PA, as the Dukes hosts this showdown at 2:00 ET on ESPN+. This Atlantic 10 conference matchup has an over/under of 145.5 points, and Duquesne is favored to win by -11.5 at home vs. George Washington.

GEORGE WASHINGTON REVOLUTIONARIES VS DUQUESNE DUKES BETTING PICK

The Pick: George Washington Revolutionaries +11.5

This game will be played at UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse at 2:00 ET on Saturday, March 9th.

WHY BET THE GEORGE WASHINGTON REVOLUTIONARIES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Dukes.
  • Even though we have Duquesne winning straight-up, we like George Washington at +11.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 145.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Do the Revolutionaries Stand a Chance in Pittsburgh?

George Washington has struggled on the road this season, going just 3-8 away from home. They have lost seven straight road games and are 2-8 in their last 10 games on the road. For the year, they are getting outscored by an average of 7.9 points per game on the road.

As an underdog this season, George Washington is just 5-11, and they are 15-15 overall. They are coming off a win over St. Bonaventure, and they are 11-7 at home compared to 3-8 on the road.

George Washington’s ATS record this season is 12-16-1, including a 5-5-1 mark on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Revolutionaries are just 3-6-1 vs. the spread. However, they have gone 2-0-1 ATS in their last 3 road games and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games as the underdog.

The over/under record for George Washington games this season is 16-13. So far, the average over/under line in their games is 150.2, and the average score in their games is 155.7. Today’s over/under line of 145.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 141 points.

In their recent matchup, the George Washington offense ended with 86 points against St. Bonaventure. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 58.7% and made 15 threes. The George Washington offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 25.2 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 35% of their looks from outside this season.

Facing Duquesne, George Washington aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 78.1 points allowed per game (311st). In today’s game vs. Duquesne, the George Washington defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, George Washington made 17 free-throws vs. the Revolutionaries.

Can Duquesne Grab a Win at Home?

Through 30 games, Duquesne has a record of 19-11. They are currently riding a three-game win streak and have gone 9-8 in Atlantic 10 play. At home, the Dukes are 13-4, and they have an average scoring margin of +6.1 points per game.

As for their record as the favorite, Duquesne is 14-6 in 20 games. They will enter today’s game against George Washington as 11.5-point favorites. In their last game, the Dukes defeated VCU by a score of 69-59.

As the favorite this season, Duquesne has gone 9-11 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is 8-9, and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they are 6-4.

This season, the over/under record for Duquesne games is 8-20-1, and today’s line of 145.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (143.5). In their last three games, the average scoring total is 124 points, which is lower than the over/under line of 145.5 for today’s game.

In their most recent game, the Dukes’ offense tallied 69 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 71.2 points per game. Dae Dae Grant is leading the team in scoring at 17 points per contest. Jimmy Clark III has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 14.8 going into the game.

This season, the Duquesne defense has been impressive, holding the 49th position in the country while permitting an average of 66.8 points per contest. In their previous game vs. VCU, the Rams finished with a field goal percentage of 42% and a total of 59 points vs. Duquesne.