Tuesday, January 31, 2017
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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons travel to Conte Forum to play the Boston College Eagles on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. The opening line for this game has Wake Forest as 5.5 point favorites.
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The Demon Deacons come into this game with an overall record of 12-9 and a road record of 3-5. They are 10-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-6. The Eagles have an overall record of 9-13 and a home record of 8-5. They have an over/under record of 10-7 and they are 11-6 against the spread.
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John Collins comes into this contest averaging 17.1 points per game while playing 24.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Demon Deacons. He pulls down 8.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 61% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Bryant Crawford averages 15.1 points per game in 30.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.8 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Wake Forest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Jerome Robinson averages 19.7 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per contest this year for the Eagles. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Ky Bowman averages 13 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Wake Forest averages 81.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 24th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 50th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 57th in the country. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 15.9 assists per game which ranks them 130th and 38th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 100th with 12.5 per game. The Demon Deacons allow 76.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 255th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 222nd and 149th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 92nd and they give up 14.4 assists per contest which puts them in 249th place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 259th in Division 1.
Boston College averages 73.3 points per game this year which ranks them 165th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -1.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 110th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 54th in the nation. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 15.4 assists per contest which ranks them 135th and 61st respectively. In the turnover department the Eagles rank 330th with 15.5 per game. The Eagles allow 75 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 232nd in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 218th and 73rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 104th and they give up 15.2 assists per contest which puts them in 296th place in the nation. The Eagles force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 193rd in college basketball.
The Demon Deacons average 76.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 84 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -0.7 per contest. The Demon Deacons have an offensive rating of 113.9 and they assist on 57.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Wake Forest turns the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.8%. The Demon Deacons give up 77.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 84.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Eagles score 76.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 79.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -5 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 4 points per game. The Eagles have a rating on offense of 100.7 and 58.3% 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 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Boston College turns it over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27.7%. The Eagles give up 72.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 84.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 10-9 against the spread
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 12-6 against the over/under
Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 11-6 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 10-7 against the over/under
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Boston College Eagles Injuries
01/02/17 G Ty Graves Personal has left the team
Guy's Pick: Take Wake Forest -5.5
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