Duke at Indiana College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/29/2017
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
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The Duke Blue Devils travel to Assembly Hall to play the Indiana Hoosiers on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. The opening line for this game has Duke as 9.5 point favorites.
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Duke heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-0. They currently have a point differential of 17.5 as they are averaging 90.6 points per contest while giving up 73.1 per game. Indiana has an overall mark of 4-2. They are averaging 77.8 points per contest and giving up 73.5, which is a point differential of 4.3.
Valuable Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 5-1 against the spread this season
The Duke Blue Devils are 6-0 against the over/under this year
Important Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 2-4 against the spread this season
The Indiana Hoosiers are 5-1 against the over/under this year
Key Duke Blue Devils Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
11/28/17 F Collin Hartman Groin is "?" Wednesday vs. Duke
Marvin Bagley III averages 22.3 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 11.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is at 61%. Grayson Allen averages 16.5 points per game in 31.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.6 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Robert Johnson averages 13.7 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 60%. Juwan Morgan averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Duke averages 90.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 19th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 17.5 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 52nd. Behind the arc they shoot 34%, which is good for 204th in the country. They average 45.6 rebounds per game and 20.0 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 281st with 12.0 per game. The Blue Devils allow 73.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 195th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 88th and 165th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 133rd and they give up 14.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 255th place in college basketball. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 65th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 149th in the country with 77.8 points per game this year. They are 37th in D-1 in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 4.3. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 174th in college basketball. They are 233rd in the nation in rebounding with 35.2 boards per game, and 98th in assists per contest with 15.7. The Hoosiers are 231st in turnovers per game with 12.8. The Hoosiers surrender 73.5 points per contest, which ranks them 204th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 45% average from 3-point range, ranking them 213th and 347th in those defensive statistics. They rank 148th with 12.5 assists allowed per contest and 42nd with 31.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hoosiers are 157th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game this season.
The Blue Devils are 13th in the nation in offensive rating with 121.6, and their defensive rating of 98.2 is ranked 161st. In terms of pace they are 109th in the country with 73.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 94th. As a team they are 102nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 296th in Division 1. Duke is 328th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 95th in the nation.
Indiana is 187th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 284th in the nation. The Hoosiers are 53rd in the country in offensive rating with 114.2, and their defensive rating of 107.8 is ranked 290th. In terms of pace they are 302nd in Division 1 with 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 51st. As a team they are 72nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 242nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Duke/Indiana college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Indiana +9.5
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