Duke at Florida College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/26/2017
Sunday, November 26, 2017
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The Duke Blue Devils travel to Moda Center to play the Florida Gators on Sunday, November 26, 2017. The opening line for this game has Duke as 2.5 point favorites.
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Duke heads into this matchup with a mark of 7-0. They currently have a point differential of 21.7 as they are averaging 92.2 points per contest while giving up 70.5 per game. Florida has an overall mark of 5-0. They are averaging 100.5 points per contest and giving up 73.0, which is a point differential of 27.5.
Valuable Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 4-1 against the spread this season
The Duke Blue Devils are 5-0 against the over/under this year
Important Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 4-1 against the spread this season
The Florida Gators are 4-0 against the over/under this year
Key Duke Blue Devils Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Florida Gators Injuries
11/16/17 C John Egbunu Knee is out indefinitely
Marvin Bagley III averages 19 points per game while playing 27.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 10 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 50%. Grayson Allen averages 17.7 points per game in 31.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Egor Koulechov averages 21.8 points per game while playing 26.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 93%. Jalen Hudson averages 17.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Duke averages 92.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 19th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 21.7 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 37th. Behind the arc they shoot 35%, which is good for 176th in the country. They average 46.0 rebounds per game and 19.8 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 294th with 11.7 per game. The Blue Devils allow 70.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 151st in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 85th and 219th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 117th and they give up 15.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 270th place in college basketball. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 116th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida is 2nd in the country with 100.5 points per game this year. They are 31st in D-1 in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 27.5. They shoot 47% from 3-point range, which is good for 6th in college basketball. They are 66th in the nation in rebounding with 40.8 boards per game, and 25th in assists per contest with 19.0. The Gators are 348th in turnovers per game with 8.0. The Gators surrender 73.0 points per contest, which ranks them 188th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 146th and 158th in those defensive statistics. They rank 122nd with 12.0 assists allowed per contest and 62nd with 31.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Gators are 216th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game this season.
The Blue Devils are 11th in the nation in offensive rating with 125.4, and their defensive rating of 95.9 is ranked 139th. In terms of pace they are 119th in the country with 73.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 62nd. As a team they are 87th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 290th in Division 1. Duke is 322nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 108th in the nation.
Florida is 351st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 9.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 161st in Division 1. The Gators are 147th in the nation in defensive rating with 96.7, and their offensive rating of 133.1 is ranked 2nd. They are 60th in D-1 in pace with 75.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 60% is 22nd. As a unit they are 15th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 227th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Duke/Florida college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Florida +2.5
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