Duke at Virginia Tech College Basketball Parlay 2/26/2019
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
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The Duke Blue Devils head to Cassell Coliseum to take on the Virginia Tech Hokies on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. The opening line for this game has Duke as 5.5 point favorites.
Duke comes into this game with an overall record of 24-3. They currently have a point differential of 18.6 as they are averaging 85.5 points per game while giving up 66.9 per contest. Virginia Tech has an overall mark of 21-6. They are averaging 74.4 points per contest and giving up 61.1, which is a point differential of 13.3.
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 Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 13-12-1 against the spread this season
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 13-13-0 against the over/under this year
Key Duke Blue Devils Injuries
02/25/19 F Zion Williamson Knee is doubtful Tuesday vs Virginia Tech
Key Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
02/03/19 G Justin Robinson Foot is out indefinitely
01/07/19 G Chris Clarke Suspension is out for season
01/07/19 G Landers Nolley II Eligibility is out for season
Cam Reddish averages 14.0 points per contest in 28.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.2 assists per game and 3.6 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 23.3 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per night. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Kerry Blackshear Jr. averages 14.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes 2.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Nickeil Alexander-Walker scores 16.5 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.9 rebounds per contest and has 3.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Devils allow 66.9 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 17th and 5th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 223rd, and they allow 12.7 assists per game which puts them in 150th place in D-1. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 315th in Division 1. Duke averages 85.5 points per contest, which is 5th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 18.6 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 330th 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 199th with 12.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hokies give up 61.1 points per game, which ranks them 9th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 31st and 156th in those defensive statistics. They rank 92nd with 12.0 dimes allowed per game and 8th with 29.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Hokies are 282nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.7 per contest. Virginia Tech is 131st in the country with 74.4 points per contest this season. They are 31st in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 13.3. They shoot 40% from beyond the arc, which is good for 4th in the country. They are 311th in the nation in rebounding with 32.6 boards per contest and 41st in assists per game with 15.6. The Hokies are 293rd in turnovers per contest with 11.7.
The Blue Devils are 10th in the nation in offensive rating with 114.7. In terms of pace they are 22nd in the country with 74.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 70th. As a team they are 76th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 184th in Division 1. Duke is 299th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions.
Virginia Tech is 209th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions. The Hokies are 9th in the country in offensive rating with 115. In terms of pace they are 342nd in Division 1 with 64.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 9th. As a team they are 7th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 37th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Duke -5.5 and over 144 total points
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