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Old Dominion @ James Madison

Current Records: Old Dominion 16-10; James Madison 18-9

What to Know

The Old Dominion Monarchs have been on the wrong side of a one-way rivalry with the James Madison Dukes and are hoping to record their first win since Dec. 1 of 2018. Old Dominion is staying on the road Thursday to face off against James Madison at 7 p.m. ET Feb. 16 at Atlantic Union Bank Center. These two teams seek to continue their momentum from their previous wins.

It was a close one, but on Saturday the Monarchs sidestepped the Texas State-San Marcos Bobcats for a 70-68 victory.

Meanwhile, the Dukes beat the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers 73-66 on Saturday.

Old Dominion is expected to lose this next one by 7.5. They are currently three-for-three against the spread in their most recent games, however, a trend bettors might want to take into account.

Old Dominion is now 16-10 while James Madison sits at 18-9. Two stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: The Monarchs come into the game boasting the 34th fewest turnovers per game in college basketball at 11. But the Dukes enter the matchup with 17.7 takeaways on average, good for seventh best in college basketball. These opposing strengths should make for an exciting matchup.

How To Watch

  • When: Thursday at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: Atlantic Union Bank Center -- Harrisonburg, Virginia
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $15.00


The Dukes are a big 7.5-point favorite against the Monarchs, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Dukes as an 8-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

James Madison and Old Dominion both have three wins in their last six games.

  • Feb 02, 2023 - James Madison 78 vs. Old Dominion 73
  • 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