Thursday, February 25, 2016
Cameron Indoor Stadium
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The Florida State Seminoles travel to Cameron Indoor Stadium to play the Duke Blue Devils on Thursday, February 25, 2016. The opening line for this game has Duke as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Seminoles come into this game with an overall record of 16-11 and a road record of 4-6. They are 9-13 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-10. The Blue Devils have an overall record of 20-7 and a home record of 13-2. They have an over/under record of 12-14 and they are 12-12 against the spread.
Malik Beasley comes into this contest averaging 16.2 points per game while playing 30 minutes per night so far this season for the Seminoles. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Dwayne Bacon averages 15.7 points per game in 28.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 5.7 rebounds per game for Florida State. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Grayson Allen averages 21 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per contest this year for the Blue Devils. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Brandon Ingram averages 17 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.8 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Florida State averages 78 points per contest this season which ranks them 55th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 53rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 196th in the country. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per game which ranks them 132nd and 175th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 217th with 13.1 per game. The Seminoles allow 73.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 214th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 192nd and 236th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34 rebounds a game which ranks 89th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 128th place in the country. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 74th in the Division 1.
Duke averages 82.4 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 11.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 32nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 15th in the nation. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per contest which ranks them 108th and 157th respectively. In the turnover department the Blue Devils rank 15th with 10.2 per game. The Blue Devils allow 71 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 144th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 184th and 131st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35 rebounds a game which ranks 125th and they give up 14.4 assists per contest which puts them in 257th place in the nation. The Blue Devils force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 267th in college basketball.
The Seminoles average 75.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 72.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 0.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -6 per contest. The Seminoles have an offensive rating of 107.5 and they assist on 47.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Florida State turns the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.4%. The Seminoles give up 75.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 78.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Blue Devils score 87.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 67 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -1.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 18.7 points per game. The Blue Devils have a rating on offense of 119.8 and 47.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Duke turns it over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.8%. The Blue Devils give up 68.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 68.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 9-13 against the spread
The Florida State Seminoles are 13-10 against the over/under
Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 12-12 against the spread
The Duke Blue Devils are 12-14 against the over/under
Florida State Seminoles Injuries
11/30/15 C Michael Ojo Knee out indefinitely
01/04/16 F Phil Cofer Ankle out for season
Duke Blue Devils Injuries
12/14/15 F Amile Jefferson Foot out indefinitely
02/24/16 G Derryck Thornton Shoulder injured last game, probable Thursday vs. Florida State
02/24/16 G Matt Jones Ankle probable Thursday vs. Florida State
Josh's Pick: Take Florida State
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