Saturday, February 25, 2017
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The Virginia Tech Hokies travel to Conte Forum to play the Boston College Eagles on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Virginia Tech as 7 point favorites.
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The Hokies come into this game with an overall record of 19-8 and a road record of 3-6. They are 13-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-11. The Eagles have an overall record of 9-19 and a home record of 8-9. They have an over/under record of 15-8 and they are 13-10 against the spread.
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Zach LeDay comes into this contest averaging 15.5 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Hokies. He pulls down 7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Seth Allen averages 12.5 points per game in 28.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 2.3 rebounds per game for Virginia Tech. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Jerome Robinson averages 19.1 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year for the Eagles. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Ky Bowman averages 14.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Virginia Tech averages 78.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 49th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 16th in the country. They average 33.3 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per game which ranks them 285th and 65th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 82nd with 12.1 per game. The Hokies allow 73.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 206th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 178th and 224th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 175th and they give up 13.6 assists per contest which puts them in 202nd place in the country. They force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 271st in Division 1.
Boston College averages 72.6 points per game this year which ranks them 183rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -4.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 131st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 76th in the nation. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per contest which ranks them 162nd and 68th respectively. In the turnover department the Eagles rank 318th with 14.9 per game. The Eagles allow 77.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 270th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 265th and 128th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 137th and they give up 15.7 assists per contest which puts them in 322nd place in the nation. The Eagles force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 240th in college basketball.
The Hokies average 73.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 75.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 0 per contest. The Hokies have an offensive rating of 111.3 and they assist on 56.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Virginia Tech turns the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 5.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 23.8%. The Hokies give up 77.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 75.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Eagles score 75.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 67.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -17 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 0.3 points per game. The Eagles have a rating on offense of 99.7 and 57.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.8 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 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Boston College turns it over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 26%. The Eagles give up 75.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 84.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 13-10 against the spread
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 11-11 against the over/under
Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 13-10 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 15-8 against the over/under
Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
12/10/16 C Johnny Hamilton Thumb out for season
11/11/16 F Kerry Blackshear Jr. Shin out for season
02/14/17 G Chris Clarke ACL out for season
Boston College Eagles Injuries
01/02/17 G Ty Graves Personal has left the team
Guy's Pick: Take Boston College +7
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