Duke at North Carolina NCAA Parlay 3/9/2019
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Dean Smith Center
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The Duke Blue Devils head to Dean Smith Center to take on the North Carolina Tar Heels on Saturday, March 9, 2019. The opening line for this game has North Carolina as 1.5 point favorites.
Duke heads into this matchup with a mark of 26-4. They currently have a point differential of 17.6 as they are averaging 84.6 points per contest while giving up 67.0 per game. North Carolina has an overall mark of 25-5. They are averaging 86.8 points per contest and giving up 73.1, which is a point differential of 13.7.
Valuable Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 17-13-0 against the spread this season
The Duke Blue Devils are 8-21-1 against the over/under this year
Important North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 18-10-2 against the spread this season
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 14-16-0 against the over/under this year
Key Duke Blue Devils Injuries
03/08/19 C Marques Bolden Hip is probable Saturday vs North Carolina
03/08/19 G Tre Jones Ankle injured last game, is probable Saturday vs North Carolina
03/08/19 F Zion Williamson Knee is doubtful Saturday vs North Carolina
Key North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
02/11/19 G Rechon Black Ankle is out indefinitely
Cam Reddish averages 14.0 points per contest in 29.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 3.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 36% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%. R.J. Barrett comes into this game averaging 23.3 points per contest while playing 34.6 minutes per night. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Coby White averages 16.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes 4.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Cameron Johnson scores 16.9 points per contest while playing 29.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.8 rebounds per contest and has 2.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Devils allow 67.0 points per contest which is 59th in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 4th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 208th, and they allow 12.5 assists per game which puts them in 122nd place in D-1. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 301st in Division 1. Duke averages 84.6 points per contest, which is 7th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 17.6 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 28th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 326th in the nation. They average 41.9 boards per contest and 16.1 assists per game, which ranks them 2nd and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 170th with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tar Heels give up 73.1 points per game, which ranks them 226th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 58th and 131st in those defensive statistics. They rank 249th with 14.0 dimes allowed per game and 109th with 33.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Tar Heels are 270th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per contest. North Carolina is 3rd in the country with 86.8 points per contest this season. They are 57th in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 13.7. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 45th in the country. They are 1st in the nation in rebounding with 43.8 boards per contest and 2nd in assists per game with 19.4. The Tar Heels are 123rd in turnovers per contest with 13.5.
The Blue Devils are 12th in the nation in offensive rating with 114.1. In terms of pace they are 24th in the country with 73.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 57th. As a team they are 69th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 190th in Division 1. Duke is 279th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions.
North Carolina is 270th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions. The Tar Heels are 14th in the country in offensive rating with 113.4. In terms of pace they are 8th in Division 1 with 76.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 71st. As a team they are 66th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 249th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Duke +1.5 and under 165.5 total points
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