Saturday, February 11, 2017
Hank McCamish Pavilion
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The Boston College Eagles travel to Hank McCamish Pavilion to play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has Georgia Tech as 8 point favorites.
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The Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 9-16 and a road record of 0-5. They are 12-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-7. The Yellow Jackets have an overall record of 14-10 and a home record of 12-3. They have an over/under record of 8-11 and they are 10-9 against the spread.
Jerome Robinson comes into this contest averaging 19.4 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Eagles. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 70%. Ky Bowman averages 13.5 points per game in 28 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game for Boston College. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Josh Okogie averages 15.4 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per contest this year for the Yellow Jackets. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Ben Lammers averages 14.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.4 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Boston College averages 73.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 166th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 104th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 56th in the country. They average 35.6 rebounds per game and 15.4 assists per game which ranks them 179th and 61st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 316th with 15 per game. The Eagles allow 76.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 254th in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 255th and 124th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 106th and they give up 15.3 assists per contest which puts them in 301st place in the country. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 234th in Division 1.
Georgia Tech averages 67 points per game this year which ranks them 288th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -0.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 240th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 212th in the nation. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 15 assists per contest which ranks them 115th and 74th respectively. In the turnover department the Yellow Jackets rank 252nd with 14.1 per game. The Yellow Jackets allow 67.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 61st in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 92nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 207th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 165th place in the nation. The Yellow Jackets force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 225th in college basketball.
The Eagles average 68.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 73 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -10 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -13 per contest. The Eagles have an offensive rating of 101.3 and they assist on 58% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Boston College turns the ball over an average of 18.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51% while their offensive rebound percentage is 26.8%. The Eagles give up 78.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 86 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Yellow Jackets score 68.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 64.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -7.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 6.9 points per game. The Yellow Jackets have a rating on offense of 98 and 63% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 23% of their shots. Georgia Tech turns it over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.2%. The Yellow Jackets give up 61.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 12-8 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 13-7 against the over/under
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 10-9 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 8-11 against the over/under
Boston College Eagles Injuries
01/02/17 G Ty Graves Personal has left the team
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
02/10/17 F Abdoulaye Gueye Wrist out indefinitely
02/10/17 G Josh Heath Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Boston College
02/10/17 G Justin Moore Abdominal "?" Saturday vs. Boston College
Josh's Pick: Take Georgia Tech -8
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