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The Duquesne Dukes will meet the Fordham Rams in an Atlantic 10 Conference matchup on Friday. The Dukes (16-10, 6-7 Atlantic 10), who will be looking to win their third game in a row, have won three of eight road games this season. The Rams (10-16, 4-9 Atlantic 10), who have dropped nine of 12, have a six-game home losing streak, last winning in the Bronx on Dec. 30, an 87-78 win over Columbia. Duquesne holds a 29-20 edge in the all-time series.

The game will tip off at 8:30 p.m. ET at Rose Hill Gym in Bronx, N.Y. Duquesne is averaging 71.7 points per game, while Fordham averages 71.9. The Dukes are 2.5-point favorites in the latest Duquesne vs. Fordham odds from SportsLine consensus, while the over/under for total points scored is 138.5. Before making any Fordham vs. Duquesne picks, be sure to see the college basketball predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. It enters Week 16 of the 2023-24 season on a 136-89 roll on all top-rated college basketball picks dating back to last season, returning nearly $2,500 for $100 players. It is also off to a sizzling 25-13 start on top-rated spread picks this season. Anyone following has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Fordham vs. Duquesne and revealed its CBB picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are several college basketball odds and trends for Duquesne vs. Fordham:

  • Duquesne vs. Fordham spread: Duquesne -2.5
  • Duquesne vs. Fordham over/under: 138.5 points
  • Duquesne vs. Fordham money line: Duquesne -154, Fordham +130
  • DUQ: The Dukes have hit the team total under in 21 of their last 31 games (+9.80 units)
  • FOR: The Rams have hit the game total over in 13 of their last 19 games at home (+6.40 units)
  • Duquesne vs. Fordham picks: See picks at SportsLine

Why Duquesne can cover

Freshman guard Jake DiMichele has played well of late and was a big part of the Jan. 27 win over Fordham. In that game, he scored 15 points, while grabbing three rebounds. He just missed recording a double-double in Tuesday's win over Saint Louis. In that game, he scored 11 points, while grabbing nine rebounds and dishing out three assists. In 19 games, including 11 starts, he is averaging 6.4 points and 2.6 rebounds.

Sophomore forward David Dixon continues his improvement and has played in 26 games, including four starts. He is averaging 7.3 points, 4.8 rebounds, 1.8 blocks and one steal in 19.6 minutes of action. In the first meeting with the Rams, he poured in 12 points, while grabbing six rebounds and blocking three shots. He registered a double-double in Saturday's win over Saint Joseph's, his first of the year, scoring 17 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. He also had three steals, two assists and two blocks. See which team to pick here

Why Fordham can cover

The Rams have three players averaging 10 or more points and six averaging seven or more this season. Leading the way is senior guard Japhet Medor, who is in his first year with the team after spending 2022-23 at Texas-San Antonio. In 24 games, including 22 starts this season, Medor is averaging 11.1 points, 2.6 assists and two rebounds. He has scored 17 points in two of the last four games, including Saturday's loss at Davidson. He has scored in double figures in 13 games.

Also helping power the offense is sophomore guard Will Richardson. He has scored in double figures a team-high 15 times, including a season-high 16 points five times. Richardson scored nine points, blocked two shots, grabbed two rebounds and added two assists in Saturday's loss at Davidson. For the season, he has played in 25 games, making 17 starts, and is averaging 10.1 points, 2.5 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.4 steals. See which team to pick here

How to make Fordham vs. Duquesne picks

SportsLine's model is leaning Over on the total, projecting 141 combined points. The model also says one side of the spread hits 60% of the time. You can see the picks at SportsLine.

So who wins Duquesne vs. Fordham, and which side of the spread hits 60% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model on a 25-13 roll on top-ranked college basketball spread picks