North Carolina at Duke College Basketball Parlay 3/3/2018
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Cameron Indoor Stadium
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The North Carolina Tar Heels head to Cameron Indoor Stadium to take on the Duke Blue Devils on Saturday, March 3, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Duke as 7.5 point favorites.
North Carolina comes into this game with an overall record of 22-8. They currently have a point differential of 9.6 as they are averaging 83.6 points per game while giving up 74.0 per contest. Duke has an overall mark of 24-6. They are averaging 85.5 points per contest and giving up 69.6, which is a point differential of 15.8.
Valuable North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 16-12 against the spread this season
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 18-11 against the over/under this year
Important Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 18-10 against the spread this season
The Duke Blue Devils are 16-12 against the over/under this year
Key North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
01/30/18 G Jalek Felton Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Duke Blue Devils Injuries
No key injuries to report
Luke Maye averages 17.9 points per contest in 32.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.4 assists per game and 10.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 63%. Joel Berry averages 18.2 points per contest while playing 32.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Grayson Allen averages 15.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes 4.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 86%. Marvin Bagley III scores 20.7 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 11.1 rebounds per contest and has 1.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is at 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tar Heels allow 74.0 points per contest which is 219th in Division 1. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 102nd and 335th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.5 rebounds a game which ranks 33rd, and they allow 15.0 assists per game which puts them in 289th place in the country. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 60th in the nation. North Carolina averages 83.6 points per contest this year, which is 21st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 9.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 70th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 65th in college basketball. They average 42.7 boards per contest and 18.1 assists per game, which ranks them 1st and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 247th with 12.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Devils give up 69.6 points per game, which ranks them 107th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 13th and 65th in those defensive statistics. They rank 199th with 13.7 dimes allowed per game and 46th with 32.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Blue Devils are 85th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per contest this year. Duke is 6th in Division 1 with 85.5 points per contest this season. They are 17th in the country in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 15.8. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 53rd in D-1. They are 2nd in college basketball in rebounding with 41.8 boards per contest and 10th in assists per game with 17.6. The Blue Devils are 227th in turnovers per contest with 12.5.
The Tar Heels are 177th in the country in defensive rating with 102.4, and their offensive rating of 115.7 is ranked 18th. They are 67th in college basketball in pace with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 87th. As a unit they are 97th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 258th in D-1. North Carolina is 314th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 198th in the country.
Duke is 287th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 11th in Division 1. The Blue Devils are 55th in the nation in defensive rating with 97.7, and their offensive rating of 119.9 is ranked 3rd. They are 96th in D-1 in pace with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 22nd. As a unit they are 27th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 228th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take North Carolina +7.5 and under 148 total points
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