Boston College at Clemson NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 2/23/2019
Saturday, February 23, 2019
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The Boston College Eagles travel to Littlejohn Coliseum to play the Clemson Tigers on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Clemson as 11 point favorites.
Boston College comes into this game with an overall record of 13-12. They currently have a point differential of -0.2 as they are averaging 72.1 points per game while giving up 72.3 per contest. Clemson has an overall record of 15-11. They are averaging 69.3 points per game and surrendering 64.3, good for a point differential of 5.1.
Valuable Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 13-12-0 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 13-12-0 against the over/under
Important Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 11-15-0 against the spread
The Clemson Tigers are 12-14-0 against the over/under
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
02/22/19 G Jordan Chatman Hand left last game, is questionable Saturday vs Clemson
02/22/19 G Wynston Tabbs Knee is questionable Saturday vs Clemson
Key Clemson Tigers Injuries
11/09/18 F Malik William Concussion is out indefinitely
Wynston Tabbs averages 13.9 points per game in 31.4 minutes per contest. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%. Ky Bowman comes into this contest averaging 19.3 points per game while playing 39.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Elijah Thomas averages 13.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 25.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.7 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is 66%. Marcquise Reed averages 18.7 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 3.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Eagles allow 72.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 205th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 71st and 64th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 280th, and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 235th place in the NCAA. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 49th in the nation. Boston College averages 72.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 196th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -0.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 210th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 231st in D-1. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per contest, which ranks them 104th and 258th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 194th with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers surrender 64.3 points per contest, which ranks them 26th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 52nd and 268th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 9.7 assists allowed per contest, and 18th with 31.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 196th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game. Clemson is 271st in the country with 69.3 points per game this year. They are 96th in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 5.1. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 273rd in the nation. They are 201st in the country in rebounding with 35.0 boards per game and 283rd in assists per contest with 12.0. The Tigers are 121st in turnovers per game with 13.6.
The Eagles are 178th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.5. In terms of pace they are 231st in the country with 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 227th. As a team they are 210th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 184th in Division 1. Boston College is 178th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
Clemson is 60th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 102.7, which is ranked 196th. They are 274th in D-1 in pace with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 143rd. As a unit they are 127th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 250th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Boston College/Clemson college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Clemson -11
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