Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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The Virginia Cavaliers travel to Conte Forum to play the Boston College Eagles on Wednesday, January 18, 2017.
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The Cavaliers come into this game with an overall record of 13-3 and a road record of 4-1. They are 9-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-8. The Eagles have an overall record of 9-9 and a home record of 8-3. They have an over/under record of 7-6 and they are 8-5 against the spread.
London Perrantes comes into this contest averaging 12.1 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Cavaliers. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Marial Shayok averages 9.7 points per game in 19.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game for Virginia. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Jerome Robinson averages 20.2 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per contest this year for the Eagles. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Ky Bowman averages 12.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Virginia averages 69.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 239th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16.5 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 8th in the country. They average 33.8 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game which ranks them 271st and 85th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 9.8 per game. The Cavaliers allow 53.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 103rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 9.6 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the country. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 139th in Division 1.
Boston College averages 73.3 points per game this year which ranks them 162nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -0.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 103rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 68th in the nation. They average 37 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per contest which ranks them 119th and 51st respectively. In the turnover department the Eagles rank 329th with 15.9 per game. The Eagles allow 73.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 205th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 164th and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 112th and they give up 14.9 assists per contest which puts them in 272nd place in the nation. The Eagles force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 158th in college basketball.
The Cavaliers average 69 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 77.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 10.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 3 per contest. The Cavaliers have an offensive rating of 114.3 and they assist on 55.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 60.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Virginia turns the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.5%. The Cavaliers give up 58.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 74.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Eagles score 77.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 69.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -8.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7 points per game. The Eagles have a rating on offense of 100 and 60.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.3 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 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Boston College turns it over an average of 19.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27.7%. The Eagles give up 70.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 78.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 9-5 against the spread
The Virginia Cavaliers are 6-8 against the over/under
Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 8-5 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 7-6 against the over/under
Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
11/18/16 F Austin Nichols Dismissed dismissed from team
Boston College Eagles Injuries
01/02/17 G Ty Graves Personal has left the team
Guy's Pick: Take Boston College
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