Boston College at Duke Free College Basketball Picks & Odds 1/3/2015
by Guy Bruhn - 1/2/2015
Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 4:00 PM
Cameron Indoor Stadium
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The Boston College Eagles, who have won five out of their last six games, will be visiting the #2 Duke Blue Devils on Saturday. Duke came away with a dominant 89-68 win in their game against the Eagles last season.
On Monday night, Boston College used a big second half to defeat UMass Lowell River 70-47 on their home floor. They made 55.6 percent of their shot attempts in that win while their defense forced 22 turnovers.
The Eagles have been able to average 67.7 points per game this season while giving up 62.5 points per game to opposing offenses. Senior forward Aaron Brown has been able to lead the team in scoring with 16.1 points per game this season, while junior center Dennis Clifford has averaged 8.7 points and a team-best 5.8 rebounds per game.
Duke has now won 12 out of 12 games after blowing out Wofford 84-55 at home on Wednesday. They only turned the ball over eight times in that game and they made eight of their 16 three-point attempts.
So far this season, the Blue Devils are in the top five in the country in scoring with over 85 points per game. Top recruit Jahlil Okafor has been one of the best freshmen in the country this season by scoring a team-high 18.8 points per game while ripping down 8.8 rebounds per game.
Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
Boston College Eagles are 4-3-0 Against the Spread
Boston College Eagles are 2-2-0 against the Over/Under
Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
Duke Blue Devils are 7-5-0 Against the Spread
Duke Blue Devils are 5-4-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Boston College Eagles
11/16/14 F Idy Diallo Knee out indefinitely
11/14/14 G Darryl Hicks Knee out indefinitely
Duke Blue Devils
12/15/14 F Semi Ojeleye Personal has left team
Guy's Pick: Take Duke
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