Saturday, January 23, 2016
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Duke Blue Devils travel to PNC Arena to play the North Carolina State Wolfpack on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Duke as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Blue Devils come into this game with an overall record of 14-5 and a road record of 2-1. They are 8-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-8. The Wolfpack have an overall record of 11-8 and a home record of 7-4. They have an over/under record of 7-9 and they are 8-7 against the spread.
Grayson Allen comes into this contest averaging 20.1 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Blue Devils. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Brandon Ingram averages 16.6 points per game in 31.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 6.2 rebounds per game for Duke. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Anthony Barber averages 22.3 points per game while playing 38.4 minutes per contest this year for the Wolfpack. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 4.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Maverick Rowan averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Duke averages 85.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 4th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 15.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 39th in the country. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per game which ranks them 67th and 142nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 10 per game. The Blue Devils allow 70.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 140th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 139th and 240th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 143rd and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 204th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 180th in the Division 1.
North Carolina State averages 74.1 points per game this year which ranks them 143rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 277th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 252nd in the nation. They average 42.6 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per contest which ranks them 8th and 276th respectively. In the turnover department the Wolfpack rank 43rd with 11.2 per game. The Wolfpack allow 69.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 131st in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 77th and 293rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 196th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 119th place in the nation. The Wolfpack force 11 turnovers per game which ranks them 311th in college basketball.
Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 8-9 against the spread
The Duke Blue Devils are 10-8 against the over/under
North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 8-7 against the spread
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 7-9 against the over/under
Duke Blue Devils Injuries
12/14/15 F Amile Jefferson Foot out indefinitely
North Carolina State Wolfpack Injuries
01/05/16 G Terry Henderson Ankle out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Duke
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of this Weeks Free College Basketball Picks
Get all of this Weeks Expert College Basketball Picks