Monday, February 8, 2016
Cameron Indoor Stadium
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The Louisville Cardinals travel to Cameron Indoor Stadium to play the Duke Blue Devils on Monday, February 8, 2016. The opening line for this game has Louisville as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Cardinals come into this game with an overall record of 19-4 and a road record of 3-3. They are 10-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-11. The Blue Devils have an overall record of 17-6 and a home record of 11-2. They have an over/under record of 12-10 and they are 10-11 against the spread.
Damion Lee comes into this contest averaging 17 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Cardinals. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Trey Lewis averages 12.3 points per game in 27.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for Louisville. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Grayson Allen averages 20.9 points per game while playing 35 minutes per contest this year for the Blue Devils. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Brandon Ingram averages 16.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.6 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Louisville averages 79 points per contest this season which ranks them 39th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 19.1 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 84th in the country. They average 40.6 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per game which ranks them 26th and 149th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 114th with 12.2 per game. The Cardinals allow 59.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.7 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 10.2 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the country. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 39th in the Division 1.
Duke averages 84.8 points per game this year which ranks them 4th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 13.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 25th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 24th in the nation. They average 38 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per contest which ranks them 83rd and 123rd respectively. In the turnover department the Blue Devils rank 8th with 9.9 per game. The Blue Devils allow 71.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 165th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 177th and 211th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 131st and they give up 14.4 assists per contest which puts them in 262nd place in the nation. The Blue Devils force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 241st in college basketball.
The Cardinals average 74.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 65.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 3.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 7.3 per contest. The Cardinals have an offensive rating of 116.5 and they assist on 46.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Louisville turns the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 57% while their offensive rebound percentage is 41.7%. The Cardinals give up 70.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 58.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Blue Devils score 90.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 79 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 2 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 20.9 points per game. The Blue Devils have a rating on offense of 122.2 and 48.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.1 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 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Duke turns it over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.8%. The Blue Devils give up 69.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 77 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 10-9 against the spread
The Louisville Cardinals are 8-11 against the over/under
Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 10-11 against the spread
The Duke Blue Devils are 12-10 against the over/under
Louisville Cardinals Injuries
12/20/15 C Mangok Mathiang Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
02/07/16 G Damion Lee Knee missed last game, "?" Monday vs. Duke
Duke Blue Devils Injuries
12/14/15 F Amile Jefferson Foot out indefinitely
02/07/16 G Grayson Allen Ankle probable Monday vs. Louisville
Josh's Pick: Take Louisville
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