Boston College at Georgia Tech Expert NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 3/3/2019
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Hank McCamish Pavilion
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The Boston College Eagles travel to Hank McCamish Pavilion to play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Sunday, March 3, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Georgia Tech as 1 point favorites.
Boston College comes into this game with an overall record of 14-13. They currently have a point differential of -0.3 as they are averaging 71.7 points per game while giving up 72.0 per contest. Georgia Tech has an overall mark of 12-17. They are averaging 64.7 points per contest and giving up 66.0, which is a point differential of -1.3.
Valuable Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 15-12-0 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 14-13-0 against the over/under
Important Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 17-12-0 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 11-18-0 against the over/under
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
03/02/19 G Wynston Tabbs Knee is questionable Sunday vs Georgia Tech
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ky Bowman comes into this contest averaging 19.4 points per game while playing 39.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 77%. Nik Popovic averages 13.8 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 7.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Jose Alvarado averages 12.5 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. James Banks III averages 9.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
Boston College averages 71.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 207th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -0.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 229th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 259th in the nation. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 12.3 assists per game, which ranks them 105th and 268th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 221st with 12.6 per game. The Eagles allow 72.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 190th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 66th and 58th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 291st and they give up 13.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 223rd place in Division 1. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 59th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia Tech is 330th in the country with 64.7 points per game this year. They are 248th in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -1.3. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 331st in the nation. They are 267th in the NCAA in rebounding with 33.7 boards per game, and 204th in assists per contest with 13.1. The Yellow Jackets are 50th in turnovers per game with 14.8. The Yellow Jackets surrender 66.0 points per contest, which ranks them 47th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 248th with 13.9 assists allowed per contest and 242nd with 35.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Yellow Jackets are 186th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game.
The Eagles are 188th in the nation in offensive rating with 103. In terms of pace they are 222nd in the country with 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 246th. As a team they are 240th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 187th in Division 1. Boston College is 209th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions.
Georgia Tech is 26th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.2 times per 100 possessions. The Yellow Jackets are 328th in the country in offensive rating with 94.1. In terms of pace they are 210th in Division 1 with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 293rd. As a team they are 291st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 295th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Boston College/Georgia Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Georgia Tech -1
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