James Madison @ Old Dominion
Current Records: James Madison 15-8; Old Dominion 13-9
What to Know
After a two-game homestand, the James Madison Dukes will be on the road. James Madison and the Old Dominion Monarchs will face off in a Sun Belt battle at 7 p.m. ET Thursday at Chartway Arena. Both teams looked pretty sloppy on the offensive side of the ball the last time they faced off, scoring just 111 points combined.
While not quite a landslide, the contest between the Dukes and the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks on Saturday was still a pretty decisive one as James Madison wrapped it up with a 58-45 win at home.
Meanwhile, Old Dominion escaped with a win on Saturday against the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers by the margin of a single free throw, 60-59.
Barring any buzzer beaters, James Madison is expected to win a tight contest. They covered a 12.5-point spread on Saturday, so bettors might be thinking that will translate to further success against a lower spread.
Their wins bumped James Madison to 15-8 and the Monarchs to 13-9. We'll see which team can carry over their success and which team inevitably falls when the Dukes and Old Dominion clash.
How To Watch
- When: Thursday at 7 p.m. ET
- Where: Chartway Arena -- Norfolk, Virginia
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $70.00
The Dukes are a slight 1.5-point favorite against the Monarchs, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 1.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
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Old Dominion have won three out of their last five games against James Madison.
- Nov 13, 2021 - James Madison 58 vs. Old Dominion 53
- Nov 20, 2019 - James Madison 80 vs. Old Dominion 78
- Dec 01, 2018 - Old Dominion 67 vs. James Madison 42
- Nov 13, 2017 - Old Dominion 69 vs. James Madison 53
- Nov 11, 2016 - Old Dominion 62 vs. James Madison 55