Georgia Tech at Boston College College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/4/2018
Sunday, February 4, 2018
Silvio Conte Forum
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets travel to Silvio Conte Forum to play the Boston College Eagles on Sunday, February 4, 2018. The opening line for this game has Boston College as 3.5 point favorites.
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Georgia Tech heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-11. They currently have a point differential of 1.2 as they are averaging 65.8 points per contest while giving up 64.6 per game. Boston College has an overall mark of 13-9. They are averaging 75.5 points per contest and giving up 71.9, which is a point differential of 3.6.
Valuable Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 10-8 against the spread this season
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 7-11 against the over/under this year
Important Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 8-8 against the spread this season
The Boston College Eagles are 9-6 against the over/under this year
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
02/03/18 F Abdoulaye Gueye Ankle is "?" Sunday vs Boston College
02/03/18 G Justin Moore Personal is "?" Sunday vs Boston College
02/02/18 G Curtis Haywood II Leg is out for season
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
Tadric Jackson averages 12.2 points per game while playing 26.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 61%. Jose Alvarado averages 12.7 points per game in 35.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Jerome Robinson averages 19 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. Ky Bowman averages 16.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 7 rebounds per contest and 5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia Tech averages 65.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 327th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 261st. Behind the arc they shoot 32%, which is good for 294th in the country. They average 34.2 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per game, which ranks them 252nd and 237th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 227th with 12.7 per game. The Yellow Jackets allow 64.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 56th and 211th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 76th and they give up 13.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 214th place in college basketball. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 131st in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Boston College is 132nd in the country with 75.5 points per game this year. They are 156th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 3.6. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 94th in college basketball. They are 73rd in the nation in rebounding with 38.0 boards per game, and 162nd in assists per contest with 13.9. The Eagles are 178th in turnovers per game with 13.0. The Eagles surrender 71.9 points per contest, which ranks them 165th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 91st and 98th in those defensive statistics. They rank 165th with 13.3 assists allowed per contest and 242nd with 36.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Eagles are 71st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per game this season.
The Yellow Jackets are 78th in the country in defensive rating with 97.9, and their offensive rating of 99.7 is ranked 280th. They are 331st in college basketball in pace with 66 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 316th. As a unit they are 297th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shot attempts, ranking 337th in D-1. Georgia Tech is 153rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 55th in the country.
Boston College is 190th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 111th in the nation. The Eagles are 123rd in the country in offensive rating with 106.9, and their defensive rating of 101.7 is ranked 180th. In terms of pace they are 193rd in Division 1 with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 123rd. As a team they are 124th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 109th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Georgia Tech/Boston College college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Boston College -3.5
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