Boston College at Notre Dame College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/6/2018
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
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The Boston College Eagles head to Purcell Pavilion to take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Notre Dame as 6.5 point favorites.
Boston College heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-9. They currently have a point differential of 3.8 as they are averaging 75.7 points per contest while giving up 71.9 per game. Notre Dame has an overall record of 13-10. They are averaging 75.3 points per game and surrendering 67.3, good for a point differential of 8.0.
Valuable Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 9-8 against the spread this season
The Boston College Eagles are 10-6 against the over/under this year
Important Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 7-12 against the spread this season
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 9-10 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 Transferred has left team
Key Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
02/05/18 G D.J. Harvey Knee is "?" Tuesday vs Boston College
02/05/18 F John Mooney Ankle is "?" Tuesday vs Boston College
01/09/18 F Bonzie Colson Foot is out indefinitely
Jerome Robinson averages 19 points per contest while playing 35.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 84%. Ky Bowman averages 16.7 points per contest in 37.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 5 assists per game and 7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Temple Gibbs scores 15.7 points per contest while playing 37.2 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 2.9 rebounds per contest and has 3.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Martinas Geben averages 9.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 24.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.8 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Boston College averages 75.7 points per contest this year, which is 126th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 157th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 79th in Division 1. They average 38.0 boards per contest and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 72nd and 151st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 179th with 13.0 per game. The Eagles allow 71.9 points per contest, which is 165th in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 101st and 97th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.0 rebounds a game which ranks 236th, and they allow 13.2 assists per game which puts them in 157th place in college basketball. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 76th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Notre Dame is 133rd in the country with 75.3 points per contest this season. They are 179th in the nation in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 8.0. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 111th in Division 1. They are 114th in the country in rebounding with 36.8 boards per contest and 147th in assists per game with 14.1. The Fighting Irish are 340th in turnovers per contest with 10.6. The Fighting Irish give up 67.3 points per game, which ranks them 59th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 86th and 245th in those defensive statistics. They rank 234th with 14.0 dimes allowed per game and 152nd with 34.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Fighting Irish are 90th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per contest this year.
The Eagles are 177th in the country in defensive rating with 101.7, and their offensive rating of 107.1 is ranked 124th. They are 205th in college basketball in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 128th. As a unit they are 130th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 111th in D-1. Boston College is 188th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 123rd in the country.
Notre Dame is 331st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 91st in the nation. The Fighting Irish are 58th in the country in offensive rating with 111.3, and their defensive rating of 99.4 is ranked 115th. In terms of pace they are 319th in Division 1 with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 166th. As a team they are 147th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 151st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Boston College/Notre Dame college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Boston College +6.5
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