Miami at Boston College College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/10/2018
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Silvio Conte Forum
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The Miami Hurricanes travel to Silvio Conte Forum to play the Boston College Eagles on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Miami as 2 point favorites.
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Miami comes into this game with an overall record of 18-5. They currently have a point differential of 9.4 as they are averaging 75.8 points per game while giving up 66.3 per contest. Boston College has an overall record of 14-10. They are averaging 76.1 points per game and surrendering 72.9, good for a point differential of 3.2.
Valuable Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 8-10 against the spread this season
The Miami Hurricanes are 10-8 against the over/under this year
Important Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 9-9 against the spread this season
The Boston College Eagles are 11-6 against the over/under this year
Key Miami Hurricanes Injuries
01/30/18 G Bruce Brown Foot is OUT 5-6 weeks
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
02/09/18 F Nik Popovic Abdominal left last game, is "?" Saturday vs Miami Florida
Lonnie Walker averages 11.5 points per game in 25.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Dewan Huell averages 12.8 points per game while playing 26.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Ky Bowman averages 16.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.7 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 75%. Jerome Robinson averages 20.2 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hurricanes allow 66.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 42nd in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 41st and 37th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.0 rebounds a game which ranks 133rd, and they give up 12.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 79th place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 178th in college basketball. Miami averages 75.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 123rd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 9.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 63rd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 101st in D-1. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 130th and 189th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 305th with 11.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Eagles surrender 72.9 points per contest, which ranks them 194th in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 117th and 149th in those defensive statistics. They rank 186th with 13.5 assists allowed per contest, and 214th with 35.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Eagles are 63rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per game this season. Boston College is 119th in Division 1 with 76.1 points per game this year. They are 148th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 3.2. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 75th in the nation. They are 77th in college basketball in rebounding with 37.8 boards per game and 152nd in assists per contest with 14.0. The Eagles are 202nd in turnovers per game with 12.8.
The Hurricanes are 89th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.9, and their defensive rating of 95.3 is ranked 32nd. In terms of pace they are 234th in the country with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 87th. As a team they are 127th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 231st in Division 1. Miami is 292nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 27th in the nation.
Boston College is 205th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 146th in the nation. The Eagles are 108th in the country in offensive rating with 107.9, and their defensive rating of 103.4 is ranked 214th. In terms of pace they are 208th in Division 1 with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 116th. As a team they are 117th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 98th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Miami/Boston College college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Boston College +2
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