Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Edmund P. Joyce Center
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The Boston College Eagles travel to Edmund P. Joyce Center to play the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. The opening line for this game has Notre Dame as 16.5 point favorites.
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The Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 9-20 and a road record of 0-7. They are 13-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 16-8. The Fighting Irish have an overall record of 22-7 and a home record of 15-2. They have an over/under record of 13-9 and they are 13-8 against the spread.
Jerome Robinson comes into this contest averaging 19.3 points per game while playing 34 minutes per night so far this season for the Eagles. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 71%. Ky Bowman averages 14.5 points per game in 29 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game for Boston College. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Bonzie Colson averages 16.8 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest this year for the Fighting Irish. He grabs 10.6 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. V.J. Beachem averages 15.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Boston College averages 72.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 178th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 129th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 73rd in the country. They average 35.1 rebounds per game and 15 assists per game which ranks them 190th and 72nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 314th with 14.8 per game. The Eagles allow 77.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 288th in the nation. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 283rd and 174th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 124th and they give up 15.8 assists per contest which puts them in 323rd place in the country. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 225th in Division 1.
Notre Dame averages 78.9 points per game this year which ranks them 44th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 72nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 19th in the nation. They average 34.3 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per contest which ranks them 236th and 21st respectively. In the turnover department the Fighting Irish rank 5th with 9.8 per game. The Fighting Irish allow 69.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 92nd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 93rd and 73rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 182nd and they give up 13.1 assists per contest which puts them in 161st place in the nation. The Fighting Irish force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 217th in college basketball.
The Eagles average 67.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 74.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -12.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -18.7 per contest. The Eagles have an offensive rating of 100 and they assist on 56.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.7 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 37% of their shots. Boston College turns the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 25.7%. The Eagles give up 79.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 93 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Fighting Irish score 81.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 76.3 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 15.6 points per game. The Fighting Irish have a rating on offense of 115 and 59.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Notre Dame turns it over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27.5%. The Fighting Irish give up 65.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 69.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 13-11 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 16-8 against the over/under
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 13-8 against the spread
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 13-9 against the over/under
Boston College Eagles Injuries
01/02/17 G Ty Graves Personal has left the team
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Notre Dame -16.5
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