On Saturday, two ranked teams will get together at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn New York, in the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship. The Duke Blue Devils will take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Duke was the fifth seed in the conference tournament, and won three straight games. Duke is coming off a win over North Carolina.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish come into the game with a 25-8 record. The Fighting Irish are coming off a win over Florida State in the conference tournament. Notre Dame and Duke should be a pretty entertaining game. Let’s take a look at when you bet the Moneyline for the ACC Championship.
Duke Playing Great Basketball
The Duke Blue Devils are playing great basketball at the right time of the season. The Blue Devils have won four out of their last five games. Those wins came after back to back regular season losses at Miami and Syracuse. The Blue Devils are scoring 80.5 points per game on the season.
Grayson Allen and Luke Kennard have been the top scorers for Duke all season. Those two guards are combining nearly 35 points per game. The Blue Devils are seeking their 17th trip to the NCAA Final Four, and their 6th national title.
Fighting Irish Incredible Season Continues
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish were not projected to be nearly as good as they have been this season. The Fighting Irish are a contender to win several games in the postseason of the NCAA Tournament. Notre Dame is scoring 78.3 points per game, while allowing opponents to just score over 68 per game.
The top scorer for the Fighting Irish this season has been forward Bonzie Colson. He is scoring more than 17 points per game, while guard Matt Farrell is adding more than 14 per game as well. Notre Dame is going to play in the NCAA Tournament for the 36th time in school history.
Battle Goes to Blue Devils
This is going to be one of those “dogfight” type basketball games. Both teams want to grab a championship, but also neither team will get left out of the tournament. This should be a pretty competitive game all the way. The Duke Blue Devils are a small favorite in this game over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
Look for the Duke Blue Devils to score in bunches early in the game. The Blue Devils may struggle late in the game, with some fatigue to their leads. After while, they will get their legs back, and lead to a win. The final bet for this game is the Duke Blue Devils -130 moneyline over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
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