Duke Blue Devils vs Syracuse Orange: Match Preview

Duke Blue Devils vs Syracuse Orange

Duke Blue Devils vs Syracuse Orange

Duke Blue Devils vs Syracuse Orange: Match Preview

The NCAA Tournament continues with Duke Blue Devils facing Syracuse Orange in the Midwest Regional Semi-Finals. The hosts will start as -910 favourites with 888Sport and were ruthless against Rhode Island on March 17th when running out 87-62 winners. Many pundits have pointed to Mike Krzyzewski’s side’s inexperience but they aren’t showing any signs of naivety in this competition and they are likely to play without fear once again.

Enhanced Odds

888Sport have boosted the odds on each team to win this NCAA game. It is a decisive match and is likely to be watched by basketball fans all over the world. To take advantage of the boosted odds, simply log into your 888Sport or sign-up for an account here. Place a bet, maximum $5 on either side at the regular price and if your wager is successful, you will be paid out at the enhanced price. For example, if you place $5 on Duke at -910 and they are victorious, you will receive odds of +500. Instead of making a $0.55 profit, you will make $25, simply by using 888Sport’s boosted odds below.

Regular Odds:

Duke Blue Devils: -910

Syracuse Orange: +550

Boosted Odds:

Duke Blue Devils: +500

Syracuse Orange: +5000

*Max bet will be $5 for the extra winnings for the boosted odds above


Marvin Bagley has been excellent and continues to shine in this talented side. He scored 22 points as the second seeds eased past their opponents to set up this mouth-watering tie. It was a significant success for Krzyzewski, who clocked up the 1,099th victory of his Hall of Fame career which broke the previous record held by the late Tennessee women’s coach Pat Summitt. Rhode Island coach Danny Hurley paid tribute to his side’s conquerors when suggesting: “they played and looked like an NBA team out there”.

Syracuse beat Michigan State during the previous round with a narrow 55-53 success on March 18th. Tyus Battle scored 17 points and stole the show with 1 rebound, 2 assists and 1 steal. He will be hoping for a similar performance against Duke. They began as 11th seeds and have exceeded all expectations so far. They’ve won their first three games and will be feeling confident that they can continue this unexpected run. They can be backed at +550.

Enhanced Odds on the Game

Canadian bookmaker 888Sport have boosted the price of both teams for this crucial semi-final clash with the favourites now available at +500. Syracuse are quietly fancied for this match and 888Sport have boosted them to a hugely tempting +5000 to make it four on the bounce. Winnings will be boosted once the match has concluded and the maximum bet is $5. For anyone placing a wager on the Duke Blue Devils vs Syracuse Orange match, it would be wise not to miss out on those price boosts.