Eastern Michigan at Duke College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/14/2018
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Cameron Indoor Stadium
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles travel to Cameron Indoor Stadium to play the Duke Blue Devils on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Duke as 22.5 point favorites.
Eastern Michigan comes into this game with an overall record of 3-0. They currently have a point differential of 12.3 as they are averaging 80.0 points per game while giving up 67.7 per contest. Duke has an overall mark of 2-0. They are averaging 106.0 points per contest and giving up 78.0, which is a point differential of 28.0.
Valuable Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 0-1-0 against the spread
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 0-1-0 against the over/under
Important Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 1-1-0 against the spread
The Duke Blue Devils are 1-1-0 against the over/under
Key Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Duke Blue Devils Injuries
No key injuries to report
Paul Jackson comes into this contest averaging 18.7 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 69%. Boubacar Toure averages 13.0 points per game in 27.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.0 assists per contest and 11.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 67% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
R.J. Barrett averages 28.0 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.0 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 60%. Zion Williamson averages 27.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 11.5 rebounds per contest and 3.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 82% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
Eastern Michigan averages 80.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 155th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 12.3 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team, which has them ranked 49th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 219th in the nation. They average 42.7 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game, which ranks them 80th and 203rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 129th with 14.7 per game. The Eagles allow 67.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 144th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 92nd and 193rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.3 rebounds a game which ranks 82nd and they give up 17.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 309th place in Division 1. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 144th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Duke is 8th in the country with 106.0 points per game this year. They are 57th in Division 1 in shooting at 52%, while their average scoring margin is 28.0. They shoot 44% from 3-point range, which is good for 45th in the nation. They are 53rd in the NCAA in rebounding with 44.5 boards per game, and 13th in assists per contest with 23.0. The Blue Devils are 330th in turnovers per game with 8.0. The Blue Devils surrender 78.0 points per contest, which ranks them 256th in D-1. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 122nd and 190th in those defensive statistics. They rank 333rd with 19.5 assists allowed per contest and 235th with 38.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Blue Devils are 96th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per game.
The Eagles are 117th in the nation in offensive rating with 111.1. In terms of pace they are 199th in the country with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 84th. As a team they are 101st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 306th in Division 1. Eastern Michigan is 117th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions.
Duke is 345th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 8.6 times per 100 possessions. The Blue Devils have an offensive rating of 131.7, which is ranked 16th. They are 29th in D-1 in pace with 80.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 61% is 46th. As a unit they are 53rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 128th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Eastern Michigan/Duke college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Duke -22.5
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