Georgia Tech at Boston College College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/6/2018
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets travel to Barclays Center to play the Boston College Eagles on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has Boston College as 1 point favorites.
Georgia Tech heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-18. They currently have a point differential of -2.0 as they are averaging 65.3 points per contest while giving up 67.3 per game. Boston College has an overall mark of 17-14. They are averaging 75.8 points per contest and giving up 73.5, which is a point differential of 2.4.
Valuable Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 14-13 against the spread this season
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 13-14 against the over/under this year
Important Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 13-11 against the spread this season
The Boston College Eagles are 15-9 against the over/under this year
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
02/11/18 G Jose Alvarado Arm is out for season
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 Left Team is out for season
03/05/18 G Jerome Robinson Elbow is "?" Tuesday vs Georgia Tech
03/05/18 F Lucas Kraljevic Concussion is "?" Tuesday vs Georgia Tech
03/05/18 F Steffon Mitchell Hamstring is "?" Tuesday vs Georgia Tech
Tadric Jackson averages 12.1 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 63%. Ben Lammers averages 11.5 points per game in 35.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 8.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Jerome Robinson averages 20.8 points per game while playing 35.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Ky Bowman averages 16.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 38.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.7 rebounds per contest and 4.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia Tech averages 65.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 332nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 278th. Behind the arc they shoot 32%, which is good for 320th in the country. They average 33.8 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per game, which ranks them 259th and 245th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 186th with 12.8 per game. The Yellow Jackets allow 67.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 48th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc, ranking them 99th and 331st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 101st and they give up 14.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 256th place in college basketball. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 117th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Boston College is 116th in the country with 75.8 points per game this year. They are 156th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 2.4. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 89th in college basketball. They are 97th in the nation in rebounding with 36.9 boards per game, and 130th in assists per contest with 14.2. The Eagles are 192nd in turnovers per game with 12.8. The Eagles surrender 73.5 points per contest, which ranks them 203rd in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 181st and 240th in those defensive statistics. They rank 200th with 13.6 assists allowed per contest and 183rd with 34.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Eagles are 143rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per game this season.
The Yellow Jackets are 148th in the country in defensive rating with 101.7, and their offensive rating of 98.7 is ranked 305th. They are 325th in college basketball in pace with 65.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 329th. As a unit they are 315th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 334th in D-1. Georgia Tech is 110th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 105th in the country.
Boston College is 198th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 218th in the nation. The Eagles are 119th in the country in offensive rating with 107.7, and their defensive rating of 104.3 is ranked 226th. In terms of pace they are 181st in Division 1 with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 119th. As a team they are 122nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 96th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Georgia Tech/Boston College college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Boston College -1
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