Wednesday, January 13, 2016
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The Boston College Eagles travel to Carrier Dome to play the Syracuse Orange on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Syracuse as 12 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 127.
The Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 7-8 and a road record of 0-1. They are 3-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-7. The Orange have an overall record of 10-7 and a home record of 7-3. They have an over/under record of 9-7 and they are 6-10 against the spread.
Eli Carter comes into this contest averaging 17 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Eagles. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 71%. Jerome Robinson averages 12.3 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game for Boston College. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Michael Gbinije averages 17.5 points per game while playing 37.8 minutes per contest this year for the Orange. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 64%. Trevor Cooney averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.7 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Boston College averages 66.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 284th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 208th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 214th in the country. They average 33.4 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per game which ranks them 282nd and 161st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 120th with 12.3 per game. The Eagles allow 67.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 78th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 150th and 276th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37 rebounds a game which ranks 213th and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 210th place in the country. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 170th in the Division 1.
Syracuse averages 70.9 points per game this year which ranks them 197th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 241st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 140th in the nation. They average 36.2 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per contest which ranks them 176th and 137th respectively. In the turnover department the Orange rank 74th with 11.7 per game. The Orange allow 66.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 55th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 59th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.2 rebounds a game which ranks 262nd and they give up 15.8 assists per contest which puts them in 308th place in the nation. The Orange force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 129th in college basketball.
Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 3-7 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 3-7 against the over/under
Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 6-10 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 9-7 against the over/under
Boston College Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Syracuse Orange Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Boston College
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