Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Cameron Indoor Stadium
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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons travel to Cameron Indoor Stadium to play the Duke Blue Devils on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has Duke as 16.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Demon Deacons come into this game with an overall record of 11-18 and a road record of 3-8. They are 10-15 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-15. The Blue Devils have an overall record of 21-8 and a home record of 14-2. They have an over/under record of 12-16 and they are 13-13 against the spread.
Devin Thomas comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Demon Deacons. He pulls down 10 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is currently at 59%. Bryant Crawford averages 13.5 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.4 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game for Wake Forest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Grayson Allen averages 20.9 points per game while playing 35.8 minutes per contest this year for the Blue Devils. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Brandon Ingram averages 17 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.7 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Wake Forest averages 74.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 134th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 154th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 304th in the country. They average 37.9 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game which ranks them 77th and 126th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 316th with 14.4 per game. The Demon Deacons allow 79.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 315th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 212th and 79th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 223rd and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 135th place in the country. They force 10.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 311th in the Division 1.
Duke averages 81.6 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 41st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 21st in the nation. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per contest which ranks them 143rd and 165th respectively. In the turnover department the Blue Devils rank 12th with 10.1 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 206th and 152nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 144th and they give up 14.4 assists per contest which puts them in 254th place in the nation. The Blue Devils force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 241st in college basketball.
The Demon Deacons average 75.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 68.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 2.7 per contest. The Demon Deacons have an offensive rating of 102.5 and they assist on 54.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Wake Forest turns the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.4%. The Demon Deacons give up 81.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 66 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Blue Devils score 86.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 68.7 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 18.4 points per game. The Blue Devils have a rating on offense of 119.4 and 48.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.1 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 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Duke turns it over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.6%. The Blue Devils give up 68.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 10-15 against the spread
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 12-15 against the over/under
Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 13-13 against the spread
The Duke Blue Devils are 12-16 against the over/under
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
11/14/15 C Andre Washington Redshirt out for season
02/19/16 F Cornelius Hudson Personal dismissed from team
Duke Blue Devils Injuries
12/14/15 F Amile Jefferson Foot out indefinitely
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