Boston College at North Carolina State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/20/2018
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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The Boston College Eagles head to PNC Arena to take on the North Carolina State Wolfpack on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has North Carolina State as 7 point favorites.
Boston College comes into this game with an overall record of 16-11. They currently have a point differential of 3.1 as they are averaging 75.8 points per game while giving up 72.6 per contest. North Carolina State has an overall mark of 18-9. They are averaging 81.0 points per contest and giving up 74.3, which is a point differential of 6.7.
Valuable Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 11-10 against the spread this season
The Boston College Eagles are 12-8 against the over/under this year
Important North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 10-10 against the spread this season
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 12-8 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 North Carolina State Wolfpack Injuries
11/30/17 F Darius Hicks ACL is out for season
Jerome Robinson averages 21.1 points per contest while playing 35.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 36% while his free throw percentage is 86%. Ky Bowman averages 16.4 points per contest in 37.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.9 assists per game and 7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Allerik Freeman scores 14.6 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Omer Yurtseven averages 13.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 23.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.8 rebounds per game and has 0.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Useful Team Statistics
Boston College averages 75.8 points per contest this year, which is 125th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 151st. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 87th in Division 1. They average 37.4 boards per contest and 14.1 assists per game, which ranks them 87th and 151st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 188th with 12.9 per game. The Eagles allow 72.6 points per contest, which is 184th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 143rd and 219th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 175th, and they allow 13.5 assists per game which puts them in 186th place in college basketball. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 109th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
North Carolina State is 41st in the country with 81.0 points per contest this season. They are 86th in the nation in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 6.7. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 193rd in Division 1. They are 134th in the country in rebounding with 36.1 boards per contest and 40th in assists per game with 16.1. The Wolfpack are 233rd in turnovers per contest with 12.4. The Wolfpack give up 74.3 points per game, which ranks them 235th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 294th and 74th in those defensive statistics. They rank 225th with 13.9 dimes allowed per game and 181st with 34.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Wolfpack are 319th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per contest this year.
The Eagles are 211th in the country in defensive rating with 103.5, and their offensive rating of 108 is ranked 111th. They are 206th in college basketball in pace with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 115th. As a unit they are 113th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 98th in D-1. Boston College is 188th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 194th in the country.
North Carolina State is 298th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 252nd in the nation. The Wolfpack are 44th in the country in offensive rating with 111.9, and their defensive rating of 102.7 is ranked 195th. In terms of pace they are 66th in Division 1 with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 123rd. As a team they are 127th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 256th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Boston College/North Carolina State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Boston College +7
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