Boston College at Western Kentucky College Basketball Parlay 3/13/2018
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
E.A. Diddle Arena
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The Boston College Eagles head to E.A. Diddle Arena to take on the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Western Kentucky as 4 point favorites.
Boston College comes into this game with an overall record of 17-14. They currently have a point differential of 2.4 as they are averaging 76.8 points per game while giving up 74.4 per contest. Western Kentucky has an overall record of 22-9. They are averaging 78.4 points per game and surrendering 70.1, good for a point differential of 8.3.
Valuable Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 15-12 against the spread this season
The Boston College Eagles are 15-9 against the over/under this year
Important Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Betting Trends
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 20-12 against the spread this season
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 15-13 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
03/11/18 F Lucas Kraljevic Concussion is "?" Tuesday vs Western Kentucky
Key Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ky Bowman averages 17.5 points per contest in 38.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.8 assists per game and 6.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%. Jerome Robinson averages 20.9 points per contest while playing 35.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Darius Thompson averages 14 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 36.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes 4.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 72%. Justin Johnson scores 15.3 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 9.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 55%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Eagles allow 74.4 points per contest which is 231st in Division 1. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 200th and 259th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.0 rebounds a game which ranks 185th, and they allow 13.8 assists per game which puts them in 208th place in the country. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 126th in the nation. Boston College averages 76.8 points per contest this year, which is 88th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 144th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 116th in college basketball. They average 37.1 boards per contest and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 91st and 125th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 195th with 12.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hilltoppers give up 70.1 points per game, which ranks them 116th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 122nd and 243rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 213th with 13.8 dimes allowed per game and 101st with 33.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Hilltoppers are 197th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per contest this year. Western Kentucky is 63rd in Division 1 with 78.4 points per contest this season. They are 15th in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 8.3. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 151st in D-1. They are 158th in college basketball in rebounding with 35.7 boards per contest and 181st in assists per game with 13.5. The Hilltoppers are 275th in turnovers per contest with 11.8.
The Eagles are 232nd in the country in defensive rating with 104.8, and their offensive rating of 108.2 is ranked 99th. They are 135th in college basketball in pace with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 113th. As a unit they are 111th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 109th in D-1. Boston College is 208th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 228th in the country.
Western Kentucky is 279th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 132nd in the nation. The Hilltoppers are 43rd in the country in offensive rating with 111.7, and their defensive rating of 100 is ranked 95th. In terms of pace they are 162nd in Division 1 with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 63rd. As a team they are 58th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shots, ranking 343rd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Boston College +4 and over 152 total points
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