Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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The Boston College Eagles travel to Littlejohn Coliseum to play the Clemson Tigers on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has Clemson as 16.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 124.
The Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 7-18 and a road record of 0-7. They are 6-13 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-14. The Tigers have an overall record of 15-10 and a home record of 12-3. They have an over/under record of 9-12 and they are 13-8 against the spread.
Eli Carter comes into this contest averaging 16.1 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Eagles. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Jerome Robinson averages 11.6 points per game in 33.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Boston College. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Jaron Blossomgame averages 17.3 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 7 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Donte Grantham averages 10.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Boston College averages 61.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 341st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -8 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 294th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 208th in the country. They average 31.4 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per game which ranks them 332nd and 202nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 232nd with 13.4 per game. The Eagles allow 69.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 119th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 239th and 291st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37 rebounds a game which ranks 235th and they give up 14.5 assists per contest which puts them in 266th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 166th in the Division 1.
Clemson averages 69.6 points per game this year which ranks them 240th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 196th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 165th in the nation. They average 35.6 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per contest which ranks them 189th and 188th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 17th with 10.4 per game. The Tigers allow 63.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 74th and 167th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 81st and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 90th place in the nation. The Tigers force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 278th in college basketball.
The Eagles average 54.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 57.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -19.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -16.3 per contest. The Eagles have an offensive rating of 91.5 and they assist on 57% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Boston College turns the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 45.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 20.9%. The Eagles give up 73.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 74 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers score 70.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 68.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.9 points per game. The Tigers have a rating on offense of 108 and 54% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 64.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Clemson turns it over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.3%. The Tigers give up 58.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 67 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 6-13 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 6-14 against the over/under
Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 13-8 against the spread
The Clemson Tigers are 9-12 against the over/under
Boston College Eagles Injuries
02/16/16 F A.J. Turner Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. Clemson
01/30/16 G Jerome Robinson Wrist expected to miss 3-6 weeks
Clemson Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Boston College
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