Duke vs California College Basketball Parlay 11/21/2019
Game: Duke Blue Devils vs California Golden Bears
Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
Location: Madison Square Garden in New York, NY
Odds/Point Spread: California +19.5
The Duke Blue Devils head to Madison Square Garden to take on the California Golden Bears on Thursday, November 21, 2019. The opening line for this game has Duke as 19.5 point favorites.
Duke comes into this game with an overall record of 4-0. They currently have a point differential of 24.5 as they are averaging 84.0 points per game while giving up 59.5 per contest. California has an overall record of 4-0. They are averaging 75.5 points per game and surrendering 64.5, good for a point differential of 11.0.
Valuable Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 3-1-0 against the spread this season
The Duke Blue Devils are 2-2-0 against the over/under this year
Important California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 3-1-0 against the spread this season
The California Golden Bears are 2-1-1 against the over/under this year
Key Duke Blue Devils Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Vernon Carey Jr. averages 14.8 points per contest in 23.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.5 assists per game and 8.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 62% for the season while his free throw percentage is 55%. Tre Jones comes into this game averaging 17.0 points per contest while playing 29.8 minutes per night. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Kareem South averages 11.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.5 rebounds per game and dishes 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Matt Bradley scores 20.0 points per contest while playing 31.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.8 rebounds per contest and has 2.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Devils allow 59.5 points per contest which is 48th in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 110th and 127th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.0 rebounds a game which ranks 90th, and they allow 9.5 assists per game which puts them in 45th place in D-1. They force 21.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 339th in Division 1. Duke averages 84.0 points per contest, which is 40th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 24.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 124th. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 236th in the nation. They average 44.5 boards per contest and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 146th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 198th with 13.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Bears give up 64.5 points per game, which ranks them 131st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 116th and 141st in those defensive statistics. They rank 135th with 11.5 dimes allowed per game and 41st with 30.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Bears are 79th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per contest. California is 138th in the country with 75.5 points per contest this season. They are 20th in D-1 in shooting at 52%, while their average scoring margin is 11.0. They shoot 46% from beyond the arc, which is good for 6th in the country. They are 247th in the nation in rebounding with 35.0 boards per contest and 270th in assists per game with 11.5. The Golden Bears are 123rd in turnovers per contest with 14.8.
The Blue Devils are 97th in the nation in offensive rating with 108. In terms of pace they are 28th in the country with 77.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 162nd. As a team they are 198th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 259th in Division 1. Duke is 276th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions.
California is 65th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.4 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Bears are 81st in the country in offensive rating with 109.4. In terms of pace they are 312th in Division 1 with 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 59% is 23rd. As a team they are 18th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 289th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Duke -19.5 and over 138.5 total points
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