Saturday, January 2, 2016
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The Duke Blue Devils travel to Conte Forum to play the Boston College Eagles on Saturday, January 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Duke as 16 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Blue Devils come into this game with an overall record of 11-2 and a road record of 0-0. They are 5-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-5. The Eagles have an overall record of 7-6 and a home record of 6-2. They have an over/under record of 2-6 and they are 3-5 against the spread.
Grayson Allen comes into this contest averaging 20.8 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Blue Devils. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Brandon Ingram averages 15.7 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game for Duke. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 61%.
Eli Carter averages 17.2 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per contest this year for the Eagles. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 4.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Jerome Robinson averages 12.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Duke averages 88.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 18.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 41st. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 45th in the country. They average 40.8 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game which ranks them 37th and 170th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 9.5 per game. The Blue Devils allow 70.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 142nd in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 157th and 235th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 109th and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 203rd place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 141st in the Division 1.
Boston College averages 67.5 points per game this year which ranks them 256th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 2.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 174th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 210th in the nation. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per contest which ranks them 230th and 145th respectively. In the turnover department the Eagles rank 73rd with 11.8 per game. The Eagles allow 65.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 49th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 72nd and 210th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.3 rebounds a game which ranks 211th and they give up 13.4 assists per contest which puts them in 185th place in the nation. The Eagles force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 201st in college basketball.
Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 5-6 against the spread
The Duke Blue Devils are 7-5 against the over/under
Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 3-5 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 2-6 against the over/under
Duke Blue Devils Injuries
12/14/15 F Amile Jefferson Foot out indefinitely
Boston College Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Duke
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