Monday, January 30, 2017
Edmund P. Joyce Center
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The Duke Blue Devils travel to Edmund P. Joyce Center to play the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Monday, January 30, 2017. The opening line for this game has Duke as 1 point favorites.
The Blue Devils come into this game with an overall record of 15-5 and a road record of 1-3. They are 8-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-10. The Fighting Irish have an overall record of 17-4 and a home record of 12-1. They have an over/under record of 9-6 and they are 9-4 against the spread.
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Luke Kennard comes into this contest averaging 20.4 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Blue Devils. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Grayson Allen averages 15.3 points per game in 30.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.9 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game for Duke. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Bonzie Colson averages 15.5 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest this year for the Fighting Irish. He grabs 10.6 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. V.J. Beachem averages 14.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Duke averages 82.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 18th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 15.8 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 130th in the country. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per game which ranks them 58th and 146th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 49th with 11.8 per game. The Blue Devils allow 67 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 55th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 101st and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 61st and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 66th place in the country. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 86th in Division 1.
Notre Dame averages 79.9 points per game this year which ranks them 41st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 12.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 55th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 12th in the nation. They average 35.5 rebounds per game and 17.2 assists per contest which ranks them 183rd and 13th respectively. In the turnover department the Fighting Irish rank 6th with 10 per game. The Fighting Irish allow 67.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 64th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 48th and 118th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 132nd and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 117th place in the nation. The Fighting Irish force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 230th in college basketball.
The Blue Devils average 77.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 73.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 5.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 0.3 per contest. The Blue Devils have an offensive rating of 115.4 and they assist on 47.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Duke turns the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.6%. The Blue Devils give up 71.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Fighting Irish score 82.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 72.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -0.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 19.5 points per game. The Fighting Irish have a rating on offense of 116.9 and 60.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.9 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 40% of their shots. Notre Dame turns it over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.8%. The Fighting Irish give up 62.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 73.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 8-11 against the spread
The Duke Blue Devils are 9-10 against the over/under
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 9-4 against the spread
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 9-6 against the over/under
Duke Blue Devils Injuries
11/20/16 F Sean Obi Knee out indefinitely
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Duke -1
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