Miami Basketball at Duke Game 19 Info, live stream, odds, TV

Jan 8, 2022; Durham, North Carolina, USA; Mandatory Credit: Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 8, 2022; Durham, North Carolina, USA; Mandatory Credit: Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports /

The 17th-ranked Miami basketball team will play at unranked Duke on Saturday. Miami is 15-3 overall and 5-2 in a four-way tie for second place in the ACC. Duke is 13-5 overall and 4-3 in ninth place in the ACC under first-year head coach Jon Scheyer. Miami won 83-79 versus Syracuse in its last game on Monday.

Duke has been off since losing 72-64 at Clemson on Saturday. Miami won 76-74 at Duke last season. Duke defeated Miami  80-76 in the ACC Tournament at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn last March. The win at Duke last year was the second in a row for the Hurricanes over the Blue Devils.

Miami won 77-75 at the Watsco Center in February 2021. Duke as usual is relying on freshmen. With junior guard Jeremy Roach a game-time decision, Duke is projected to start four freshmen and Northwestern graduate transfer Ryan Young versus Miami. Freshman Kyle Filipowski leads Duke averaging 14.8 points and 9.2 rebounds.

Duke is huge with all five starters 6’5 or taller. Filipowski at 7’0 and Young at 6’10 will be matchups problems for Miami. The Hurricanes have to use their speed and athleticism to their advantage. Miami leads the ACC shooting 48.1 percent from the floor and Duke leads the ACC in rebounding margin at nine per game.

Miami basketball at Duke

"#17/16 Miami Hurricanes (15-3, 6-2 ACC)Head Coach: Jim Larrañaga (Providence, 1971)Record at UM: 241-144 (12th season), Career Record: 711-478 (39th season)RV Duke Blue Devils (13-5, 4-3 ACC)Head Coach: Jon Scheyer (Duke, 2010)Record at DU: 13-5 (first season), Career Record: 13-5 (first season)SERIES HISTORYAll-Time: 9-23 (8-23 since rebirth) | Home: 6-9 | Away: 3-11 | Neutral: 0-3 | Coach L: 7-9 (7-8 at UM) Streak: Lost 1 | Last Meeting: 80-76 neutral-site loss (March 11, 2022) | First Meeting: 71-69 home win (Dec. 21, 1962)BROADCAST INFORMATIONESPN • Play-by-Play: Bob Wischusen • Color: Dick Vitale • Reporter: Kris Budden | 560 WQAM • Joe Zagacki • | Sirius XM 84Courtesy MiamiHurricanes.Com"

Miami guard Isaiah Wong enters the game as the sixth leading scorer in the ACC averaging 16.72 points per game. Flipowski is 15th in the ACC in scoring. Norchad Omier will have another tough challenge in the low post. Omier is third in the ACC in rebounding despite being 6’7. Filipowski is sixth in the ACC in rebounding.

Miami has plenty of options offensively with Jordan Miller, Nijel Pack, Omier and Wong all averaging in double figures. Filipowski is the only Duke starter averaging in double figures. Miami is third in the ACC averaging 78.39 PPG while Duke is ninth at 72.22. Expect Miami to push the pace.

Miami basketball at Duke game odds

Spread: Miami +5.5 (-115) Duke -5.5 (-105)
Total: 149.5 Over -114 Under -106
Moneyline: Miami +180 Duke -220
Odds courtesy Fan Duel

In what should be a close game, expect the total to go over and Miami to cover the 4.5 points. The last three Duke versus Miami basketball games have been decided by a total of eight points with Miami winning two. The two Miami ACC losses this season were by a total of eight points to Georgia Tech and North Carolina State.

Miami has played 30 games without dropping back to back games dating to February 2022. Miami lost consecutive games versus Notre Dame and at Virginia before ending the season with wins in six of its last nine games entering the NCAA Tournament. A win at Duke would be a huge Quad 1 victory for Miami.

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The game at Duke is the first of three straight for Miami on the road. Miami plays at Florida State on Tuesday and travels to Pittsburgh on January 28. Virginia Tech plays at Miami on January 31 in the Hurricanes’ next home game. Beginning with the game versus Virginia Tech six of the last nine Miami games this season are at home.