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Duke vs James Madison Betting Prediction and Promo Codes March 24

Written by: Richard Janvrin
Published March 24, 2024
10 min read
  • Kyle Filipowski scored just four points against Vermont. 

  • No. 12 James Madison upset No. 5 Wisconsin. 

  • The Blue Devils shot just 42.2% in the Round of 64 against Vermont. 

Sunday, March 24, is the second day of the Round of 32, as we decide which teams will advance to the Sweet Sixteen. The Duke Blue Devils and the James Madison Dukes are the No. 4 and No. 12 seeds, respectively. In the Round of 64, Duke defeated Vermont, and James Madison beat Wisconsin. 

Below, we’ll review this matchup in more detail and disclose five of the best online sports betting promos.

Sports Betting Promos for Duke vs James Madison

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Duke vs James Madison Prediction and Odds 


The Blue Devils beat Vermont 64-47, with four players scoring double-digit points. Jared McCain and Mark Mitchell had 15, Jeremy Roach had 14, and Tyrese Proctor had 13. Interestingly, leading scorer Kyle Filipowski had just four points but did have 12 rebounds. 

The Blue Devils are one of the better shooting teams in the country, typically averaging 48%, but against Vermont, they were down to 42.2%. They shot 33.3% from three-point range and 69% from the free-throw line. 

Defensively, Duke allowed a shooting percentage of 38.5% from the floor and 25% from three-point range to Vermont. This season, teams shot 43.1% from the floor and 32.3% from beyond the arch. 

The Blue Devils had 38 rebounds, slightly more than their season average of 36.5 per game. 

According to KenPom, Duke allows less than 97 points per 100 possessions. 

James Madison

The Dukes upset No. 5 Wisconsin, beating them 72-61. Terrence Edwards Jr. scored 14 points and five rebounds, while Julien Wooden, TJ Bickerstaff, and Michael Green III all scored at least 11 points. James Madison shot just 41.1% from the floor and under 30% from three-point range. 

Defensively, James Madison held Wisconsin to 37.3% shooting from the field, 38.1% from three-point range, and the Badgers shot just 65.2% from the free-throw line. James Madison out-rebounded Wisconsin 37-36. 

On the season, James Madison holds teams to 41.5% from the floor and less than 29% from three-point range. 

James Madison holds teams to under 70 points per game and 100.9 points per 100 possessions. 

Duke vs James Madison Pick

The Duke Blue Devils underperformed against Vermont, with Filipowski scoring well under his per-game average. James Madison does sport a solid defense, especially on the perimeter, but Duke has five players capable of regularly scoring double-digit points. 

Defensively, Duke holds teams to less than 67 points per game. While Edwards Jr. will look to step up, the Blue Devils will simply have too much coming at the Dukes for them to stop all of it. 

Take Duke -7 (-110) at DraftKings Sportsbook, where you can earn $150 in bonus bets simply by wagering $5. 

Duke vs James Madison: How to Watch

  • Teams: Duke vs James Madison

  • Location: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York

  • Date: Sunday, March 24; time not yet listed

  • TV: CBS

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After graduating from the University of New Hampshire with a BA in Journalism, Richard Janvrin has been covering iGaming and sports betting since December 2018. Richard has covered betting at Bleacher Report, Gambling.com, The Game Day, Forbes, and more.

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