Sunday, January 1, 2017
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The Syracuse Orange travel to Conte Forum to play the Boston College Eagles on Sunday, January 1, 2017.
The Orange come into this game with an overall record of 8-5 and a road record of 0-1. They are 3-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-4. The Eagles have an overall record of 7-6 and a home record of 6-3. They have an over/under record of 5-3 and they are 4-4 against the spread.
Andrew White III comes into this contest averaging 14.8 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Orange. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Tyler Lydon averages 12.8 points per game in 31.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 7.7 rebounds per game for Syracuse. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Jerome Robinson averages 20.5 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest this year for the Eagles. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 65%. Ky Bowman averages 10.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 21.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Syracuse averages 76.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 85th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 103rd. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 33rd in the country. They average 39.5 rebounds per game and 18.1 assists per game which ranks them 52nd and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 118th with 12.8 per game. The Orange allow 64.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 34th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.3 rebounds a game which ranks 236th and they give up 15.3 assists per contest which puts them in 277th place in the country. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 127th in Division 1.
Boston College averages 73 points per game this year which ranks them 161st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 111th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 47th in the nation. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per contest which ranks them 82nd and 51st respectively. In the turnover department the Eagles rank 328th with 16.2 per game. The Eagles allow 71.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 154th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 142nd and 23rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 120th and they give up 14.7 assists per contest which puts them in 251st place in the nation. The Eagles force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 137th in college basketball.
The Orange average 53.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 81.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -11 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 13 per contest. The Orange have an offensive rating of 110.7 and they assist on 67.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Syracuse turns the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 12.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.9%. The Orange give up 64.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 68.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Eagles score 76.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 81.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 4.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 6 points per game. The Eagles have a rating on offense of 99.2 and 61.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Boston College turns it over an average of 19.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.3%. The Eagles give up 70.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 77 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 3-5 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 4-4 against the over/under
Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 4-4 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 5-3 against the over/under
Syracuse Orange Injuries
12/17/16 C Paschal Chukwu Eye out indefinitely
11/09/16 F Matthew Moyer Toe expected to redshirt
Boston College Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Boston College
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