Duke at Syracuse NCAA Parlay 2/23/2019
Saturday, February 23, 2019
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The Duke Blue Devils head to Carrier Dome to take on the Syracuse Orange on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The opening line for this game has Duke as 5.5 point favorites.
Duke comes into this game with an overall record of 23-3. They currently have a point differential of 18.9 as they are averaging 85.9 points per game while giving up 67.0 per contest. Syracuse has an overall record of 18-8. They are averaging 70.0 points per game and surrendering 63.7, good for a point differential of 6.2.
Valuable Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 15-11-0 against the spread this season
The Duke Blue Devils are 7-18-1 against the over/under this year
Important Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 15-11-0 against the spread this season
The Syracuse Orange are 10-16-0 against the over/under this year
Key Duke Blue Devils Injuries
02/22/19 F Zion Williamson Knee left last game, is doubtful Saturday vs Syracuse
Key Syracuse Orange Injuries
No key injuries to report
Cam Reddish averages 14.3 points per contest in 28.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 3.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 36% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%. R.J. Barrett comes into this game averaging 23.1 points per contest while playing 34.1 minutes per night. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Elijah Hughes averages 13.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Tyus Battle scores 17.2 points per contest while playing 36.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.2 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Devils allow 67.0 points per contest which is 65th in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 8th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 217th, and they allow 12.7 assists per game which puts them in 148th place in D-1. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 323rd in Division 1. Duke averages 85.9 points per contest, which is 5th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 18.9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 26th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 328th in the nation. They average 42.2 boards per contest and 16.5 assists per game, which ranks them 2nd and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 204th with 12.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Orange give up 63.7 points per game, which ranks them 20th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 13th and 34th in those defensive statistics. They rank 285th with 14.7 dimes allowed per game and 262nd with 36.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Orange are 324th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per contest. Syracuse is 254th in the country with 70.0 points per contest this season. They are 282nd in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 6.2. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 279th in the country. They are 177th in the nation in rebounding with 35.5 boards per contest and 271st in assists per game with 12.2. The Orange are 253rd in turnovers per contest with 12.3.
The Blue Devils are 10th in the nation in offensive rating with 114.7. In terms of pace they are 21st in the country with 74.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 70th. As a team they are 82nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 196th in Division 1. Duke is 301st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions.
Syracuse is 223rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions. The Orange are 183rd in the country in offensive rating with 103.2. In terms of pace they are 276th in Division 1 with 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 263rd. As a team they are 249th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 67th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Duke -5.5 and under 145 total points
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