Sunday, February 21, 2016
Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Boston College Eagles travel to Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Sunday, February 21, 2016. The opening line for this game has Wake Forest as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 7-19 and a road record of 0-8. They are 7-13 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-15. The Demon Deacons have an overall record of 10-16 and a home record of 5-7. They have an over/under record of 11-13 and they are 9-13 against the spread.
Eli Carter comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 33.4 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 36% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. 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%.
Devin Thomas averages 15.8 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year for the Demon Deacons. He grabs 10.2 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage currently is at 59%. Bryant Crawford averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Boston College averages 61.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 340th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -8.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 295th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 220th in the country. They average 31.4 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per game which ranks them 332nd and 206th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 224th with 13.3 per game. The Eagles allow 69.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 111th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 230th and 292nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37 rebounds a game which ranks 239th and they give up 14.5 assists per contest which puts them in 262nd place in the country. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 178th in the Division 1.
Wake Forest averages 74.8 points per game this year which ranks them 126th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -5.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 124th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 282nd in the nation. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per contest which ranks them 92nd and 125th respectively. In the turnover department the Demon Deacons rank 314th with 14.5 per game. The Demon Deacons allow 80.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 330th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 228th and 120th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 235th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 167th place in the nation. The Demon Deacons force 10.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 328th in college basketball.
The Eagles average 54.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 60 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -18.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -9.3 per contest. The Eagles have an offensive rating of 91.4 and they assist on 57% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 66.8 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 17.9 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 73.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 69.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Demon Deacons score 74.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 83.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -5.8 points per game. The Demon Deacons have a rating on offense of 103.1 and 54.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.9 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 34% of their shots. Wake Forest turns it over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.4%. The Demon Deacons give up 80.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 90.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 7-13 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 6-15 against the over/under
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 9-13 against the spread
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 11-13 against the over/under
Boston College Eagles Injuries
02/20/16 F A.J. Turner Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Wake Forest
01/30/16 G Jerome Robinson Wrist expected to miss 3-6 weeks
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
11/14/15 C Andre Washington Redshirt out for season
02/20/16 F Devin Thomas Suspension expected to miss next 2 games
02/19/16 F Cornelius Hudson Personal dismissed from team
Tony's Pick: Take Boston College
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