Boston College at Pittsburgh College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/13/2018
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Petersen Events Center
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The Boston College Eagles head to Petersen Events Center to take on the Pittsburgh Panthers on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Boston College as 8 point favorites.
Boston College heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-10. They currently have a point differential of 3.2 as they are averaging 75.9 points per contest while giving up 72.8 per game. Pittsburgh has an overall record of 8-18. They are averaging 63.0 points per game and surrendering 72.2, good for a point differential of -9.2.
Valuable Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 10-9 against the spread this season
The Boston College Eagles are 11-7 against the over/under this year
Important Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 11-10 against the spread this season
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 4-17 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 Pittsburgh Panthers Injuries
01/12/18 F Ryan Luther Foot is out for season
Jerome Robinson averages 20.5 points per contest while playing 35.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 85%. Ky Bowman averages 16.8 points per contest in 37.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 5 assists per game and 7.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Marcus Carr scores 10.6 points per contest while playing 29.2 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 2.8 rebounds per contest and has 4.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. Jared Wilson-Frame averages 12.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.5 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
Boston College averages 75.9 points per contest this year, which is 119th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 144th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 73rd in Division 1. They average 37.5 boards per contest and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 87th and 151st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 188th with 13.0 per game. The Eagles allow 72.8 points per contest, which is 189th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 113th and 157th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 211th, and they allow 13.4 assists per game which puts them in 170th place in college basketball. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 73rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Pittsburgh is 346th in the country with 63.0 points per contest this season. They are 321st in the nation in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -9.2. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 307th in Division 1. They are 323rd in the country in rebounding with 32.3 boards per contest and 252nd in assists per game with 12.6. The Panthers are 57th in turnovers per contest with 14.6. The Panthers give up 72.2 points per game, which ranks them 171st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 190th and 108th in those defensive statistics. They rank 306th with 15.3 dimes allowed per game and 286th with 37.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Panthers are 16th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 10.9 per contest this year.
The Eagles are 210th in the country in defensive rating with 103.3, and their offensive rating of 107.8 is ranked 111th. They are 205th in college basketball in pace with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 109th. As a unit they are 108th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 101st in D-1. Boston College is 191st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 156th in the country.
Pittsburgh is 15th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 165th in Division 1. The Panthers are 296th in the nation in defensive rating with 107.8, and their offensive rating of 94 is ranked 335th. They are 321st in D-1 in pace with 66.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 290th. As a unit they are 286th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shot attempts, ranking 14th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Boston College/Pittsburgh college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Boston College -8
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