Saturday, January 16, 2016
Petersen Events Center
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The Boston College Eagles travel to Petersen Events Center to play the Pittsburgh Panthers on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Pittsburgh as 18 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 7-9 and a road record of 0-2. They are 3-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-8. The Panthers have an overall record of 14-2 and a home record of 11-1. They have an over/under record of 8-5 and they are 6-7 against the spread.
Eli Carter comes into this contest averaging 16.7 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Eagles. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 71%. Jerome Robinson averages 11.6 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game for Boston College. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Michael Young averages 17.5 points per game while playing 26.8 minutes per contest this year for the Panthers. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Jamel Artis averages 15.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Boston College averages 64.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 316th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 243rd. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 244th in the country. They average 33 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game which ranks them 285th and 168th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 130th with 12.4 per game. The Eagles allow 67 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 66th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 157th and 254th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 214th and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 215th place in the country. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 175th in the Division 1.
Pittsburgh averages 82.5 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 16 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 18th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 56th in the nation. They average 40.2 rebounds per game and 18.7 assists per contest which ranks them 36th and 9th respectively. In the turnover department the Panthers rank 39th with 11.1 per game. The Panthers allow 66.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 57th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 74th and 38th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.7 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 122nd place in the nation. The Panthers force 11 turnovers per game which ranks them 311th in college basketball.
Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 3-8 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 3-8 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 6-7 against the spread
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 8-5 against the over/under
Boston College Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Pittsburgh Panthers Injuries
12/10/15 G Jonathan Milligan Redshirt out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Boston College
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