Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Donald L. Tucker Center
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The Duke Blue Devils travel to Donald L. Tucker Center to play the Florida State Seminoles on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.
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The Blue Devils come into this game with an overall record of 14-2 and a road record of 1-1. They are 7-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-9. The Seminoles have an overall record of 15-1 and a home record of 11-0. They have an over/under record of 7-7 and they are 9-5 against the spread.
Luke Kennard comes into this contest averaging 20.3 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Blue Devils. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Grayson Allen averages 15.6 points per game in 31.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game for Duke. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Dwayne Bacon averages 18.1 points per game while playing 27.1 minutes per contest this year for the Seminoles. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Jonathan Isaac averages 12.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.4 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Duke averages 85.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 14th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 20.8 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 94th in the country. They average 39.6 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per game which ranks them 33rd and 114th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 33rd with 11.3 per game. The Blue Devils allow 64.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 31st in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 63rd and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 39th and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 65th place in the country. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 74th in Division 1.
Florida State averages 86.6 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 17.9 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them sitting in the 6th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 73rd in the nation. They average 38.9 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per contest which ranks them 57th and 76th respectively. In the turnover department the Seminoles rank 92nd with 12.4 per game. The Seminoles allow 68.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 91st in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 52nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 69th and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the nation. The Seminoles force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 54th in college basketball.
The Blue Devils average 79 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 92.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 10.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 16.7 per contest. The Blue Devils have an offensive rating of 118.7 and they assist on 48.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Duke turns the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34.1%. The Blue Devils give up 68.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 76 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Seminoles score 92.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 80.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 11 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 21.9 points per game. The Seminoles have a rating on offense of 117.5 and 49.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 57%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Florida State turns it over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.5%. The Seminoles give up 70.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 69.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 7-8 against the spread
The Duke Blue Devils are 6-9 against the over/under
Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 9-5 against the spread
The Florida State Seminoles are 7-7 against the over/under
Duke Blue Devils Injuries
11/20/16 F Sean Obi Knee out indefinitely
01/09/17 F Amile Jefferson Foot injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Florida State
Florida State Seminoles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Florida State
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