Friday's contest that pits the Duquesne Dukes (3-1) versus the Rider Broncs (1-2) at UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse is expected to be a one-sided matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 79-65 in favor of Duquesne, who is heavily favored by our model. Game time is at 7:00 PM ET on November 17.

According to our computer prediction, Duquesne should cover the point spread, which currently sits at 13.5. The two sides are projected to go under the 145 total.

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Duquesne vs. Rider Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Friday, November 17, 2023
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+
  • Where: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Venue: UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse
  • Line: Duquesne -13.5
  • Point Total: 145
  • Moneyline (To Win): Duquesne -1250, Rider +775

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Duquesne vs. Rider Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Duquesne 79, Rider 65

Spread & Total Prediction for Duquesne vs. Rider

  • Pick ATS: Duquesne (-13.5)
  • Pick OU: Under (145)

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Duquesne Performance Insights

  • Duquesne was 98th in the country in points scored (74.9 per game) and 217th in points conceded (71.3) last year.
  • The Dukes were 114th in college basketball in rebounds per game (32.7) and 314th in rebounds conceded (33.5) last year.
  • Duquesne was 40th in the country in assists (15.2 per game) last year.
  • Last season, the Dukes were 25th-best in the nation in 3-point makes (9.2 per game), and they ranked No. 53 in 3-point percentage (36.6%).
  • Last year, Duquesne was 128th in the country in 3-pointers conceded (6.8 per game) and 274th in defensive 3-point percentage (35.2%).
  • Duquesne took 40.3% percent of its shots from beyond the arc last season, and 33.7% of its made baskets are from there. Inside the arc, it attempted 59.7% of its shots, with 66.3% of its makes coming from there.

Rider Performance Insights

  • Rider averaged 70.2 points per game (209th-ranked in college basketball) last year, while giving up 67.6 points per contest (99th-ranked).
  • The Broncs ranked 114th in college basketball with 32.7 boards per game. Meanwhile, they ranked 53rd with 29.0 rebounds allowed per game.
  • Rider ranked 307th in the nation with 11.4 assists per game.
  • With 10.7 turnovers per game, the Broncs ranked 61st in the country. They forced 10.3 turnovers per contest, which ranked 317th in college basketball.
  • The Broncs made 5.0 threes per game (10th-worst in college basketball), and sported a 33.3% three-point percentage (227th-ranked).
  • Last season Rider gave up 8.3 three-pointers per game (300th-ranked in college basketball) and allowed opposing teams to shoot 35.6% (292nd-ranked) from downtown.
  • Last year Rider took 74.2% two-pointers, accounting for 81.1% of the team's buckets. It shot 25.8% three-pointers (18.9% of the team's baskets).

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