Sunday, January 29, 2017
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The Boston College Eagles travel to Cassell Coliseum to play the Virginia Tech Hokies on Sunday, January 29, 2017. The opening line for this game has Virginia Tech as 13 point favorites.
The Eagles come into this game with an overall record of 9-12 and a road record of 0-4. They are 10-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-7. The Hokies have an overall record of 15-5 and a home record of 11-1. They have an over/under record of 8-7 and they are 8-8 against the spread.
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Jerome Robinson comes into this contest averaging 19.9 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Eagles. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 69%. Ky Bowman averages 12.9 points per game in 26.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game for Boston College. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Zach LeDay averages 16.2 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest this year for the Hokies. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Ahmed Hill averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Boston College averages 73 points per contest this season which ranks them 168th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 110th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 63rd in the country. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per game which ranks them 139th and 58th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 330th with 15.7 per game. The Eagles allow 74.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 224th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 195th and 34th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 127th and they give up 15.2 assists per contest which puts them in 297th place in the country. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 194th in Division 1.
Virginia Tech averages 81 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.8 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 18th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 46th in the nation. They average 34.9 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per contest which ranks them 210th and 44th respectively. In the turnover department the Hokies rank 69th with 12.1 per game. The Hokies allow 73.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 191st in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 164th and 126th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35 rebounds a game which ranks 143rd and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 201st place in the nation. The Hokies force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 225th in college basketball.
The Eagles average 67.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 71 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -10.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -8.7 per contest. The Eagles have an offensive rating of 100.1 and they assist on 58.8% 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 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Boston College turns the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.5%. The Eagles give up 78.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 79.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hokies score 84.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 72 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -5.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 15.2 points per game. The Hokies have a rating on offense of 112 and 55.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 56%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Virginia Tech turns it over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 25.8%. The Hokies give up 69.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 77.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 10-6 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 9-7 against the over/under
Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 8-8 against the spread
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 8-7 against the over/under
Boston College Eagles Injuries
01/02/17 G Ty Graves Personal has left the team
Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
12/10/16 C Johnny Hamilton Thumb out for season
11/11/16 F Kerry Blackshear Jr. Shin out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Virginia Tech -13
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