Wednesday, January 25, 2017
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The Boston College Eagles travel to BankUnited Center to play the Miami Hurricanes on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Miami as 15 point favorites.
The Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 9-11 and a road record of 0-3. They are 9-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-7. The Hurricanes have an overall record of 12-6 and a home record of 8-1. They have an over/under record of 4-11 and they are 4-12 against the spread.
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Jerome Robinson comes into this contest averaging 19.5 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Eagles. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 69%. Ky Bowman averages 13 points per game in 25.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game for Boston College. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Davon Reed averages 15.4 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest this year for the Hurricanes. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Ja'Quan Newton averages 14.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Boston College averages 72.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 176th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 112th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 67th in the country. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 15.4 assists per game which ranks them 128th and 60th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 332nd with 15.8 per game. The Eagles allow 74.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 218th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 183rd and 31st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 117th and they give up 15.4 assists per contest which puts them in 303rd place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 205th in Division 1.
Miami averages 72.3 points per game this year which ranks them 190th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 84th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 76th in the nation. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per contest which ranks them 43rd and 261st respectively. In the turnover department the Hurricanes rank 195th with 13.6 per game. The Hurricanes allow 61.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 35th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.8 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 31st place in the nation. The Hurricanes force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 238th in college basketball.
The Eagles average 66.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 63 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -11.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -16 per contest. The Eagles have an offensive rating of 99.9 and they assist on 59% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Boston College turns the ball over an average of 19.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.7%. The Eagles give up 78.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 79 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hurricanes score 76.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 69.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -1 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 17.9 points per game. The Hurricanes have a rating on offense of 108.2 and 45.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66.8 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 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Miami turns it over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 36.9%. The Hurricanes give up 58.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 9-6 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 8-7 against the over/under
Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 4-12 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 4-11 against the over/under
Boston College Eagles Injuries
01/02/17 G Ty Graves Personal has left the team
Miami Hurricanes Injuries
11/25/16 G Rashad Muhammad Disciplinary has left team
Josh's Pick: Take Miami -15
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