Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Duke Blue Devils travel to Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Wednesday, January 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Duke as 8.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 143.
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The Blue Devils come into this game with an overall record of 12-2 and a road record of 1-0. They are 6-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-5. The Demon Deacons have an overall record of 9-4 and a home record of 4-2. They have an over/under record of 4-7 and they are 5-6 against the spread.
Grayson Allen comes into this contest averaging 20.6 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Blue Devils. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Brandon Ingram averages 16.4 points per game in 30.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game for Duke. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Devin Thomas averages 16.4 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per contest this year for the Demon Deacons. He grabs 10.2 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage currently is at 58%. Bryant Crawford averages 13.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Duke averages 88.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 2nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 18.6 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 34th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 43rd in the country. They average 40.4 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game which ranks them 37th and 166th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 9.9 per game. The Blue Devils allow 69.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 129th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 161st and 248th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 87th and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 205th place in the country. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 124th in the Division 1.
Wake Forest averages 77 points per game this year which ranks them 88th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -0.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 137th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 216th in the nation. They average 39.9 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per contest which ranks them 44th and 156th respectively. In the turnover department the Demon Deacons rank 291st with 14.5 per game. The Demon Deacons allow 77.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 258th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 211th and 159th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 131st and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 120th place in the nation. The Demon Deacons force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 299th in college basketball.
Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 6-6 against the spread
The Duke Blue Devils are 8-5 against the over/under
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 5-6 against the spread
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 4-7 against the over/under
Duke Blue Devils Injuries
12/14/15 F Amile Jefferson Foot out indefinitely
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
11/14/15 C Andre Washington Redshirt out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Duke
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