Monday, December 28, 2015
Cameron Indoor Stadium
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The Elon Phoenix travel to Cameron Indoor Stadium to play the Duke Blue Devils on Monday, December 28, 2015. The opening line for this game has Duke as 23 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 158.5.
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The Phoenix come into this game with an overall record of 9-3 and a road record of 3-2. They are 4-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-2. The Blue Devils have an overall record of 9-2 and a home record of 7-0. They have an over/under record of 5-5 and they are 4-6 against the spread.
Tanner Samson comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Phoenix. He pulls down 5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Dainan Swoope averages 11.6 points per game in 24.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game for Elon. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Grayson Allen averages 20.1 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per contest this year for the Blue Devils. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Brandon Ingram averages 14.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Elon averages 80.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 46th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 146th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 143rd in the country. They average 39.3 rebounds per game and 16 assists per game which ranks them 71st and 45th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 268th with 14.2 per game. The Phoenix allow 77.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 267th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 237th and 165th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38 rebounds a game which ranks 237th and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 45th place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 240th in the Division 1.
Duke averages 86.2 points per game this year which ranks them 6th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 16.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 57th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 52nd in the nation. They average 40.6 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per contest which ranks them 41st and 213th respectively. In the turnover department the Blue Devils rank 5th with 9.6 per game. The Blue Devils allow 69.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 128th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 164th and 186th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 97th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 158th place in the nation. The Blue Devils force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 166th in college basketball.
Elon Phoenix Betting Trends
The Elon Phoenix are 4-1 against the spread
The Elon Phoenix are 3-2 against the over/under
Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 4-6 against the spread
The Duke Blue Devils are 5-5 against the over/under
Elon Phoenix Injuries
12/19/15 F Brian Dawkins Illness is downgraded to expected to miss Saturday vs. NC Greensboro
12/19/15 C Tony Sabato Undisclosed expected to miss Saturday vs. NC Greensboro
Duke Blue Devils Injuries
12/14/15 F Amile Jefferson Foot out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Elon
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