Monday, January 18, 2016
Cameron Indoor Stadium
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The Syracuse Orange travel to Cameron Indoor Stadium to play the Duke Blue Devils on Monday, January 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has Duke as 12 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 143.5.
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The Orange come into this game with an overall record of 12-7 and a road record of 1-3. They are 8-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-9. The Blue Devils have an overall record of 14-4 and a home record of 10-1. They have an over/under record of 10-7 and they are 8-8 against the spread.
Michael Gbinije comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 37.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Orange. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 65%. Trevor Cooney averages 13.9 points per game in 36.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 2.6 rebounds per game for Syracuse. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Grayson Allen averages 20.2 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the Blue Devils. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Brandon Ingram averages 16.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.9 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Syracuse averages 71.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 196th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 231st. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 158th in the country. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game which ranks them 157th and 136th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 78th with 11.8 per game. The Orange allow 64.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 39th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.5 rebounds a game which ranks 243rd and they give up 15.2 assists per contest which puts them in 291st place in the country. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 106th in the Division 1.
Duke averages 86.9 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 16.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 23rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 22nd in the nation. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per contest which ranks them 74th and 141st respectively. In the turnover department the Blue Devils rank 11th with 10.1 per game. The Blue Devils allow 70.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 145th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 167th and 214th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 109th and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 200th place in the nation. The Blue Devils force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 157th in college basketball.
Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 8-10 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 9-9 against the over/under
Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 8-8 against the spread
The Duke Blue Devils are 10-7 against the over/under
Syracuse Orange Injuries
No key injuries to report
Duke Blue Devils Injuries
12/14/15 F Amile Jefferson Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Syracuse
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