Saturday, January 21, 2017
Cameron Indoor Stadium
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The Miami Hurricanes travel to Cameron Indoor Stadium to play the Duke Blue Devils on Saturday, January 21, 2017.
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The Hurricanes come into this game with an overall record of 12-5 and a road record of 2-2. They are 4-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-10. The Blue Devils have an overall record of 14-4 and a home record of 9-0. They have an over/under record of 8-9 and they are 7-10 against the spread.
Davon Reed comes into this contest averaging 15.2 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Hurricanes. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Ja'Quan Newton averages 14.7 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Luke Kennard averages 20.2 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per contest this year for the Blue Devils. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Grayson Allen averages 15.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Miami averages 73.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 167th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 71st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 92nd in the country. They average 39 rebounds per game and 12.2 assists per game which ranks them 40th and 251st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 169th with 13.4 per game. The Hurricanes allow 61.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 37th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.6 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 37th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 227th in Division 1.
Duke averages 83.6 points per game this year which ranks them 17th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 17.1 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 24th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 105th in the nation. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per contest which ranks them 52nd and 143rd respectively. In the turnover department the Blue Devils rank 57th with 11.9 per game. The Blue Devils allow 66.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 49th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 98th and 14th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 51st and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 83rd place in the nation. The Blue Devils force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 81st in college basketball.
The Hurricanes average 69.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 71 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 4.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 1.3 per contest. The Hurricanes have an offensive rating of 109.5 and they assist on 45.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Miami turns the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 37.3%. The Hurricanes give up 64.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 69.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Blue Devils score 90.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 78 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -4.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 28.7 points per game. The Blue Devils have a rating on offense of 116.3 and 47.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.9 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 37% of their shots. Duke turns it over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.4%. The Blue Devils give up 61.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 82.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 4-11 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 4-10 against the over/under
Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 7-10 against the spread
The Duke Blue Devils are 8-9 against the over/under
Miami Hurricanes Injuries
11/25/16 G Rashad Muhammad Disciplinary has left team
Duke Blue Devils Injuries
11/20/16 F Sean Obi Knee out indefinitely
01/13/17 F Amile Jefferson Foot is downgraded to expected to miss Saturday vs. Louisville
01/13/17 G Grayson Allen Head injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Louisville
Tony's Pick: Take Duke
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