Boston College at Miami College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/24/2018
Saturday, February 24, 2018
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The Boston College Eagles travel to Watsco Center to play the Miami Hurricanes on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has Miami as 8 point favorites.
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Boston College heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-12. They currently have a point differential of 2.5 as they are averaging 75.4 points per contest while giving up 73.0 per game. Miami has an overall mark of 19-8. They are averaging 73.9 points per contest and giving up 66.4, which is a point differential of 7.5.
Valuable Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 11-11 against the spread this season
The Boston College Eagles are 12-9 against the over/under this year
Important Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 9-13 against the spread this season
The Miami Hurricanes are 11-11 against the over/under this year
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
12/08/17 F Deontae Hawkins Knee is out for season
11/06/17 F Mike Sagay Left Team is out for season
Key Miami Hurricanes Injuries
01/30/18 G Bruce Brown Foot is OUT 5-6 weeks
Jerome Robinson averages 20.6 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is at 84%. Ky Bowman averages 16.5 points per game in 38 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.8 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Dewan Huell averages 11.5 points per game while playing 26.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per game and has 0.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Lonnie Walker averages 11.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Boston College averages 75.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 138th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 168th. Behind the arc they shoot 36%, which is good for 122nd in the country. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game, which ranks them 82nd and 161st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 188th with 12.9 per game. The Eagles allow 73.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 191st in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 170th and 246th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 173rd and they give up 13.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 206th place in college basketball. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 119th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami is 179th in the country with 73.9 points per game this year. They are 92nd in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 7.5. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 132nd in college basketball. They are 194th in the nation in rebounding with 35.1 boards per game, and 210th in assists per contest with 13.2. The Hurricanes are 312th in turnovers per game with 11.4. The Hurricanes surrender 66.4 points per contest, which ranks them 43rd in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 76th and 35th in those defensive statistics. They rank 89th with 12.3 assists allowed per contest and 134th with 34.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hurricanes are 179th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game this season.
The Eagles are 213th in the country in defensive rating with 103.8, and their offensive rating of 107.3 is ranked 122nd. They are 202nd in college basketball in pace with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 146th. As a unit they are 143rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 104th in D-1. Boston College is 201st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 216th in the country.
Miami is 301st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 50th in Division 1. The Hurricanes are 42nd in the nation in defensive rating with 96.9, and their offensive rating of 107.8 is ranked 111th. They are 266th in D-1 in pace with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 104th. As a unit they are 146th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 191st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Boston College/Miami college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Miami -8
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