South Carolina State at Boston College College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/12/2017
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Silvio Conte Forum
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The South Carolina State Bulldogs head to Silvio Conte Forum to take on the Boston College Eagles on Sunday, November 12, 2017.
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South Carolina State comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 10-19. They had a point differential of -10.3 as they averaged 69.9 points per game while giving up 80.2 per contest. Boston College had an overall record of 9-22 last season. They averaged 72.5 points per game and surrendered 78.4, good for a point differential of -5.9.
Valuable South Carolina State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The South Carolina State Bulldogs were 4-1 against the spread last season
The South Carolina State Bulldogs were 3-0 against the over/under last year
Important Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles were 13-13 against the spread last season
The Boston College Eagles were 16-9 against the over/under last year
Key South Carolina State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
11/06/17 F Mike Sagay Transferred has left team
Eric Eaves averaged 16.4 points per contest while playing 29.7 minutes per night last year. He grabbed 4 rebounds per contest and distributed 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage was 42% while his free throw percentage was 69%. Tashombe Riley averaged 11.4 points per contest in 25 minutes per game last year. He averaged 0.8 assists per game and 5.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage was 50% for the season while his free throw percentage was 75%.
Jerome Robinson scored 18.7 points per contest while playing 34 minutes per game last season. He hauled in 3.9 rebounds per contest and had 3.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage was 42% and his free throw percentage finished at 72%. Ky Bowman averaged 14.3 points per game last year and he saw the court an average of 28.8 minutes per game. He also brought in 4.8 rebounds per game and had 2.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage was 49% and his free throw percentage was 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
South Carolina State averaged 69.9 points per contest last year, which was 254th in the nation. Their average scoring margin was -10.3 and their shooting percentage was 43% as a unit, which had them ranked 249th. From 3-point territory they shot 32%, which was good for 305th in Division 1. They averaged 32.0 boards per contest and 12.3 assists per game, which ranked them 329th and 256th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they were 251st with 12.3 per game. The Bulldogs allowed 80.2 points per contest, which was 328th in the country. They also surrendered a 48% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 344th and 160th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents averaged 38.1 rebounds a game which ranked 308th, and they allowed 14.4 assists per game which put them in 275th place in college basketball. They forced 12.5 turnovers per game which ranked them 124th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Boston College was 194th in the country with 72.5 points per contest last season. They were 152nd in the nation in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin was -5.9. They shot 37% from beyond the arc, which was good for 69th in Division 1. They were 220th in the country in rebounding with 35.0 boards per contest and 89th in assists per game with 14.8. The Eagles were 46th in turnovers per contest with 14.6. The Eagles gave up 78.4 points per game, which ranked them 306th in the nation. Their defense surrendered a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 319th and 205th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 324th with 15.7 dimes allowed per game and 144th with 34.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Eagles were 109th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per contest last year.
The Bulldogs were 278th in the nation last year in offensive rating with 99.3, and their defensive rating of 113.9 was ranked 345th. In terms of pace they were 176th in the country with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% was 290th. As a team they were 305th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 292nd in Division 1. South Carolina State was 256th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 54%, which was 334th in the nation.
Boston College was 48th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 53%, which was 309th in the nation. The Eagles were 260th in the country in offensive rating with 100, and their defensive rating of 108.1 was ranked 301st. In terms of pace they were 51st in Division 1 with 72.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% was 132nd. As a team they were 177th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 168th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's South Carolina State/Boston College college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take South Carolina State
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