Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Hank McCamish Pavilion
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The Duke Blue Devils travel to Hank McCamish Pavilion to play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Duke as 3.5 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 15-6 and a road record of 3-2. They are 9-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-9. The Yellow Jackets have an overall record of 12-9 and a home record of 9-3. They have an over/under record of 9-10 and they are 12-6 against the spread.
Grayson Allen comes into this contest averaging 20.3 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Blue Devils. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Brandon Ingram averages 17.1 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game for Duke. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Marcus Georges-Hunt averages 15.9 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per contest this year for the Yellow Jackets. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Adam Smith averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Duke averages 84.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 7th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 39th in the country. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game which ranks them 75th and 144th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 10 per game. The Blue Devils allow 71.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 151st in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 173rd and 245th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35 rebounds a game which ranks 119th and they give up 14.4 assists per contest which puts them in 254th place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 216th in the Division 1.
Georgia Tech averages 76.1 points per game this year which ranks them 94th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 113th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 90th in the nation. They average 40.9 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per contest which ranks them 23rd and 98th respectively. In the turnover department the Yellow Jackets rank 13th with 10.2 per game. The Yellow Jackets allow 71.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 159th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 171st and 45th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 45th and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 92nd place in the nation. The Yellow Jackets force 10.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 339th in college basketball.
The Blue Devils average 77.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 73 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -1 per contest. The Blue Devils have an offensive rating of 122.3 and they assist on 46.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Duke turns the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 36.8%. The Blue Devils give up 74.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 74 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Yellow Jackets score 79.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 72.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 0 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 10.8 points per game. The Yellow Jackets have a rating on offense of 111 and 51.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Georgia Tech turns it over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 37.5%. The Yellow Jackets give up 68.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 9-10 against the spread
The Duke Blue Devils are 11-9 against the over/under
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 12-6 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 9-10 against the over/under
Duke Blue Devils Injuries
12/14/15 F Amile Jefferson Foot out indefinitely
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Duke
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