Saturday, January 7, 2017
Cameron Indoor Stadium
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The Boston College Eagles travel to Cameron Indoor Stadium to play the Duke Blue Devils on Saturday, January 7, 2017.
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The Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 8-7 and a road record of 0-1. They are 6-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-4. The Blue Devils have an overall record of 13-2 and a home record of 8-0. They have an over/under record of 5-9 and they are 7-7 against the spread.
Jerome Robinson comes into this contest averaging 20.6 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Eagles. He pulls down 5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 65%. Ky Bowman averages 11.9 points per game in 23 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game for Boston College. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Luke Kennard averages 21 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per contest this year for the Blue Devils. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Grayson Allen averages 15.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 3.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Boston College averages 74.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 141st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 104th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 52nd in the country. They average 37.7 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per game which ranks them 99th and 31st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 310th with 15.4 per game. The Eagles allow 72.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 184th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 136th and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 154th and they give up 14.8 assists per contest which puts them in 264th place in the country. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 162nd in Division 1.
Duke averages 84.7 points per game this year which ranks them 15th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 21.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 27th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 94th in the nation. They average 40.5 rebounds per game and 14 assists per contest which ranks them 24th and 132nd respectively. In the turnover department the Blue Devils rank 21st with 11 per game. The Blue Devils allow 63.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 51st and 16th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 34th and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 65th place in the nation. The Blue Devils force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 108th in college basketball.
The Eagles average 65.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 80.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -9.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 4.7 per contest. The Eagles have an offensive rating of 100.8 and they assist on 63.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Boston College turns the ball over an average of 18.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.6%. The Eagles give up 75.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 75.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Blue Devils score 89.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 85.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 16.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 30.9 points per game. The Blue Devils have a rating on offense of 119.2 and 47.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71 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 37% of their shots. Duke turns it over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.5%. The Blue Devils give up 58.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 69 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 6-4 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 6-4 against the over/under
Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 7-7 against the spread
The Duke Blue Devils are 5-9 against the over/under
Boston College Eagles Injuries
01/02/17 G Ty Graves Personal has left the team
Duke Blue Devils Injuries
11/20/16 F Sean Obi Knee out indefinitely
01/06/17 F Chase Jeter Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Boston College
01/06/17 F Javin DeLaurier Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Boston College
Guy's Pick: Take Duke
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