Wednesday, February 3, 2016
John Paul Jones Arena
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The Boston College Eagles travel to John Paul Jones Arena to play the Virginia Cavaliers on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has Virginia as 24 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 122.
The Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 7-14 and a road record of 0-5. They are 4-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-11. The Cavaliers have an overall record of 17-4 and a home record of 10-0. They have an over/under record of 10-9 and they are 8-11 against the spread.
Eli Carter comes into this contest averaging 17.3 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Eagles. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. 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%.
Malcolm Brogdon averages 17.3 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year for the Cavaliers. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Anthony Gill averages 14.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 6 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Boston College averages 63 points per contest this season which ranks them 335th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -6.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 274th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 212th in the country. They average 32 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per game which ranks them 319th and 201st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 217th with 13.2 per game. The Eagles allow 69.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 122nd in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 216th and 250th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.5 rebounds a game which ranks 249th and they give up 14.5 assists per contest which puts them in 264th place in the country. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 154th in the Division 1.
Virginia averages 72.4 points per game this year which ranks them 175th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 11.2 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 19th in the nation. They average 32.2 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per contest which ranks them 312th and 89th respectively. In the turnover department the Cavaliers rank 5th with 9.5 per game. The Cavaliers allow 61.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 117th and 234th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 28 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 9.9 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the nation. The Cavaliers force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 222nd in college basketball.
The Eagles average 56.3 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 -18.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -21.3 per contest. The Eagles have an offensive rating of 92.4 and they assist on 55.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Boston College turns the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 46% while their offensive rebound percentage is 21%. The Eagles give up 74.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 79 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cavaliers score 73.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 69.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 8.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 13.8 points per game. The Cavaliers have a rating on offense of 116.2 and 55.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 62 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Virginia turns it over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.9%. The Cavaliers give up 60 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 61 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 4-11 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 5-11 against the over/under
Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 8-11 against the spread
The Virginia Cavaliers are 10-9 against the over/under
Boston College Eagles Injuries
01/31/16 G Darryl Hicks Concussion "?" Wednesday vs. Virginia
01/30/16 G Jerome Robinson Wrist expected to miss 3-6 weeks
Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Boston College
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