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ROGERS' 10* Kansas/Duke "PLAY-BOOK!" (ONLY $25!)

ROGERS' 10* Kansas/Duke "PLAY-BOOK!" (ONLY $25!)

Kansas vs. Duke, 11/05/2019 19:00 EDT, Score: 66 - 68

Point Spread: -2½/-104 Kansas

Sportsbook: PinnacleSports

Result: Loss

The set-up: These teams are playing at Madison Square Garden in New York City in this one. The last time these teams met was in the NCAA Tournament in 2018 and the Jayhawks won 85-81. Kansas though is on a mission here after failing to win the Big 12 for the first time since 2004, finishing with a 26-10 record last year. Kansas was hurt last season by the loss of Udoka Azubuike, who hurt his wrist early on and would have gone to the NBA, but he's back this season instead to work on his "stock" for the upcoming draft.

The pick: The Blue Devils went 32-6 last year, but losing Zion Williamson and RJ Barrett isn't going to be the easiest transition in my opinion. Duke is loaded with talent (Tre Jones), but it also has to replace leadership type players like Cam Reddish (he had 13.5 PPG last year.) Additionally note that Duke is 0-4 ATS in its last four neutral site games, while Kansas is 5-1 ATS the last six in this series. I think the talent and experience that the Jayhawks bring back turn out to be the difference maker on Opening night.

10* PLAY-BOOK on Kansas.


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