Syracuse at Duke College Basketball Parlay 3/14/2019
Thursday, March 14, 2019
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The Syracuse Orange head to Spectrum Center to take on the Duke Blue Devils on Thursday, March 14, 2019. The opening line for this game has Duke as 7.5 point favorites.
Syracuse comes into this game with an overall record of 19-12. They currently have a point differential of 4.5 as they are averaging 69.7 points per game while giving up 65.1 per contest. Duke has an overall record of 26-5. They are averaging 84.1 points per game and surrendering 67.4, good for a point differential of 16.7.
Valuable Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 18-14-0 against the spread this season
The Syracuse Orange are 12-19-0 against the over/under this year
Important Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 17-14-0 against the spread this season
The Duke Blue Devils are 8-22-1 against the over/under this year
Key Syracuse Orange Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Duke Blue Devils Injuries
03/14/19 F Zion Williamson Knee is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Syracuse
03/11/19 C Marques Bolden Knee is out for ACC Tournament
Elijah Hughes averages 13.4 points per contest in 32.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 4.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%. Tyus Battle comes into this game averaging 17.2 points per contest while playing 36.3 minutes per night. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Cam Reddish averages 14.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes 2.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 77%. R.J. Barrett scores 23.4 points per contest while playing 34.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.5 rebounds per contest and has 4.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Orange allow 65.1 points per contest which is 37th in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 70th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.0 rebounds a game which ranks 285th, and they allow 14.7 assists per game which puts them in 290th place in D-1. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 322nd in Division 1. Syracuse averages 69.7 points per contest, which is 256th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 280th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 263rd in the nation. They average 35.0 boards per contest and 12.2 assists per game, which ranks them 205th and 271st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 246th with 12.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Devils give up 67.4 points per game, which ranks them 70th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 17th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 140th with 12.6 dimes allowed per game and 233rd with 35.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Blue Devils are 300th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per contest. Duke is 7th in the country with 84.1 points per contest this season. They are 36th in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 16.7. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 335th in the country. They are 2nd in the nation in rebounding with 42.1 boards per contest and 21st in assists per game with 16.1. The Blue Devils are 173rd in turnovers per contest with 13.0.
The Orange have an offensive rating of 103.3, which is ranked 179th. They are 279th in college basketball in pace with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 258th. As a unit they are 260th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 73rd in D-1. Syracuse is 210th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions.
Duke is 276th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions. The Blue Devils have an offensive rating of 113.3, which is ranked 14th. They are 22nd in D-1 in pace with 74 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 77th. As a unit they are 89th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 180th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Syracuse +7.5 and over 146 total points
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