Virginia at Duke NCAA Basketball Parlay 1/19/2019
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Cameron Indoor Stadium
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The Virginia Cavaliers head to Cameron Indoor Stadium to take on the Duke Blue Devils on Saturday, January 19, 2019. The opening line for this game has Duke as 2.5 point favorites.
Virginia heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-0. They currently have a point differential of 22.6 as they are averaging 74.3 points per contest while giving up 51.7 per game. Duke has an overall record of 14-2. They are averaging 90.3 points per game and surrendering 66.9, good for a point differential of 23.3.
Valuable Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 13-3-0 against the spread this season
The Virginia Cavaliers are 7-9-0 against the over/under this year
Important Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 10-6-0 against the spread this season
The Duke Blue Devils are 4-11-1 against the over/under this year
Key Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Duke Blue Devils Injuries
01/18/19 F Cam Reddish Illness missed last game, is probable Saturday vs Virginia
01/18/19 G Tre Jones Shoulder left last game, is doubtful Saturday vs Virginia
De'Andre Hunter averages 14.4 points per contest in 29.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 5.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%. Kyle Guy comes into this game averaging 15.3 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per night. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Zion Williamson averages 21.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 9.4 rebounds per game and dishes 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 66% and his free throw percentage is 71%. R.J. Barrett scores 23.4 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.9 rebounds per contest and has 4.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cavaliers allow 51.7 points per contest which is 1st in the country. They also surrender a 37% shooting percentage and a 25% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 1st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 28.5 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd, and they allow 7.8 assists per game which puts them in 1st place in D-1. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 93rd in Division 1. Virginia averages 74.3 points per contest, which is 171st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 22.6 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 40th. From 3-point territory they shoot 41%, which is good for 7th in the nation. They average 35.4 boards per contest and 14.9 assists per game, which ranks them 204th and 92nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 351st with 8.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Devils give up 66.9 points per game, which ranks them 70th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 6th and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 176th with 13.0 dimes allowed per game and 252nd with 36.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Blue Devils are 332nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 17.3 per contest. Duke is 3rd in the country with 90.3 points per contest this season. They are 26th in D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 23.3. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 283rd in the country. They are 3rd in the nation in rebounding with 44.3 boards per contest and 9th in assists per game with 18.4. The Blue Devils are 199th in turnovers per contest with 13.1.
The Cavaliers are 4th in the nation in offensive rating with 119.5. In terms of pace they are 350th in the country with 62.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 25th. As a team they are 14th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 152nd in Division 1. Virginia is 347th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions.
Duke is 316th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions. The Blue Devils have an offensive rating of 116.8, which is ranked 9th. They are 14th in D-1 in pace with 76.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 55th. As a unit they are 70th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 195th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Virginia +2.5 and under 141 total points
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