Florida State at Duke College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/30/2017
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Cameron Indoor Stadium
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The Florida State Seminoles head to Cameron Indoor Stadium to take on the Duke Blue Devils on Saturday, December 30, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Duke as 10 point favorites.
Florida State heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-1. They currently have a point differential of 20.3 as they are averaging 85.1 points per contest while giving up 64.8 per game. Duke has an overall record of 12-1. They are averaging 94.2 points per game and surrendering 72.5, good for a point differential of 21.7.
Valuable Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 7-2 against the spread this season
The Florida State Seminoles are 5-5 against the over/under this year
Important Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 8-3 against the spread this season
The Duke Blue Devils are 10-1 against the over/under this year
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
11/25/17 C Christ Koumadje Lower Body is out indefinitely
Key Duke Blue Devils Injuries
12/29/17 F Javin DeLaurier Hamstring is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Florida State
Phil Cofer averages 13.4 points per contest in 26.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 5.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%. Terance Mann averages 15.1 points per contest while playing 28.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6 rebounds per contest and distributes 3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 62% while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Grayson Allen averages 17.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes 4.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 88%. Marvin Bagley III scores 21.1 points per contest while playing 30.8 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 10.9 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is at 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Seminoles allow 64.8 points per contest which is 38th in Division 1. They also surrender a 37% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 6th and 12th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 189th, and they allow 10.7 assists per game which puts them in 30th place in the country. They force 17.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 335th in the nation. Florida State averages 85.1 points per contest this year, which is 29th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 20.3 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a unit, which has them ranked 27th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 84th in college basketball. They average 39.7 boards per contest and 17.6 assists per game, which ranks them 47th and 33rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 133rd with 14.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Devils give up 72.5 points per game, which ranks them 193rd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 76th and 195th in those defensive statistics. They rank 246th with 14.3 dimes allowed per game and 44th with 31.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Blue Devils are 76th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per contest this year. Duke is 2nd in Division 1 with 94.2 points per contest this season. They are 8th in the country in shooting at 52%, while their average scoring margin is 21.7. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 92nd in D-1. They are 3rd in college basketball in rebounding with 44.5 boards per contest and 1st in assists per game with 20.8. The Blue Devils are 311th in turnovers per contest with 11.7.
The Seminoles are 10th in the country in defensive rating with 86.7, and their offensive rating of 114 is ranked 42nd. They are 43rd in college basketball in pace with 74.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 30th. As a unit they are 45th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 161st in D-1. Florida State is 185th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 42%, which is 6th in the country.
Duke is 337th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 86th in Division 1. The Blue Devils are 120th in the nation in defensive rating with 97.7, and their offensive rating of 127 is ranked 1st. They are 66th in D-1 in pace with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 22nd. As a unit they are 27th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 294th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Florida State +10 and under 149 total points
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