Boston College at Providence College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/25/2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Dunkin Donuts Center
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The Boston College Eagles travel to Dunkin Donuts Center to play the Providence Friars on Saturday, November 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Providence as 9 point favorites.
Boston College heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-1. They currently have a point differential of 15.5 as they are averaging 79.7 points per contest while giving up 64.2 per game. Providence has an overall record of 4-1. They are averaging 78.2 points per game and surrendering 67.8, good for a point differential of 10.4.
Valuable Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 1-1 against the spread this season
The Boston College Eagles are 0-2 against the over/under this year
Important Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 1-3 against the spread this season
The Providence Friars are 3-1 against the over/under this year
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
11/06/17 F Mike Sagay Transferred has left team
Key Providence Friars Injuries
11/15/17 F Emmitt Holt Abdominal is out indefinitely
Ky Bowman averages 14.8 points per game in 33.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.8 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%. Jerome Robinson averages 15.3 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 68%.
Kyron Cartwright averages 11.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 6.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 87%. Rodney Bullock averages 12.4 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Eagles allow 64.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 54th in the nation. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc, ranking them 34th and 51st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 188th, and they give up 10.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 66th place in the country. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 146th in college basketball. Boston College averages 79.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 125th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 15.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 146th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 164th in D-1. They average 44.5 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per game, which ranks them 15th and 205th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 219th with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Friars surrender 67.8 points per contest, which ranks them 116th in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 103rd and 64th in those defensive statistics. They rank 29th with 9.6 assists allowed per contest, and 187th with 35.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Friars are 213th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per game this season. Providence is 148th in Division 1 with 78.2 points per game this year. They are 60th in the country in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 10.4. They shoot 47% from 3-point range, which is good for 3rd in the nation. They are 220th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.0 boards per game and 89th in assists per contest with 16.2. The Friars are 174th in turnovers per game with 13.8.
The Eagles are 55th in the country in defensive rating with 89.1, and their offensive rating of 110.6 is ranked 107th. They are 171st in college basketball in pace with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 156th. As a unit they are 160th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 205th in D-1. Boston College is 240th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 43%, which is 34th in the country.
Providence is 136th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 105th in Division 1. The Friars are 176th in the nation in defensive rating with 98.3, and their offensive rating of 113.3 is ranked 70th. They are 278th in D-1 in pace with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 66th. As a unit they are 58th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 321st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Boston College/Providence college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Providence -9
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