Princeton at Duke 12/18/18 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

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Last Updated: 08/21/2019 at 11:15 AM ET

Princeton at Duke 12/18/18 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

The Princeton Tigers visit Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina on Tuesday to play the No. 2 ranked Duke Blue Devils. Princeton rallied during the second half to beat Iona 85-81. The Tigers were led by Devin Cannady who scored 22 points including 6 baskets from 3-point territory, of which one was the go-ahead basket that the Tigers would not relinquish with 1:31 left in the game.

Duke won its fourth straight by beating Yale 91-58 a week ago Saturday. The Blue Devils were led by RJ Barrett who scored 30 points, grabbed seven rebounds and handed out six assists. The game was close at the half, but Duke blew it open after the break. Duke improved to 9-1 on the season with the win. Devin Cannady leads Princeton in scoring with an average of 21.3 points per game. Myles Stephens is third in scoring and the leading rebounder with averages of 13.3 points and 5.3 rebounds per game. Jaelin Llewellyn is the assists leader with an average of 6.0 per game. Princeton is shooting 42.8% from the field and 34.3% from 3-point territory.

RJ Barrett leads Duke in scoring and is second in assists with averages of 24.2 points and 4.2 assists per game. Zion Williamson is the second leading scorer and leading rebounder with averages of 20.4 points and 9.0 rebounds per game. Tre Jones leads the Blue Devils in assists with an average of 5.6 per game. Duke is shooting 50.0% from the field and 33.2% from 3-point territory.

Duke is far and away the better of the two. With a strong contingent of young players led by RJ Barrett, Zion Williamson and Tre Jones the Blue Devils will gradually pull away to win by a large number. Duke has covered the nut in each of its last 7 versus member of the Ivy League. Final Score Prediction, Duke Blue Devils win and cover ATS 93-61.

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