Boston College at Syracuse College Basketball Game Picks 2/9/2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
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The Boston College Eagles head to Carrier Dome to take on the Syracuse Orange on Saturday, February 9, 2019. The opening line for this game has Syracuse as 11.5 point favorites.
Boston College heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-10. They currently have a point differential of 0.0 as they are averaging 73.2 points per contest while giving up 73.2 per game. Syracuse has an overall mark of 16-7. They are averaging 70.7 points per contest and giving up 64.3, which is a point differential of 6.3.
Valuable Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 10-11-0 against the spread this season
The Boston College Eagles are 12-9-0 against the over/under this year
Important Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 13-10-0 against the spread this season
The Syracuse Orange are 10-13-0 against the over/under this year
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
02/05/19 G Wynston Tabbs Knee is questionable
Key Syracuse Orange Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ky Bowman comes into this game averaging 20.3 points per contest while playing 39.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 80%. Jordan Chatman averages 14.0 points per contest in 36.4 minutes per game. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 2.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Tyus Battle scores 17.7 points per contest while playing 36.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Elijah Hughes averages 14.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.3 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Boston College averages 73.2 points per contest, which is 173rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 0.0 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 201st. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 270th in the nation. They average 36.3 boards per contest and 12.4 assists per game, which ranks them 136th and 259th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 270th with 12.2 per game. The Eagles allow 73.2 points per contest, which is 224th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 108th and 98th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 272nd, and they allow 14.0 assists per game which puts them in 246th place in the country. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 42nd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Syracuse is 248th in the nation with 70.7 points per contest this season. They are 255th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 6.3. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 263rd in the NCAA. They are 184th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.6 boards per contest and 252nd in assists per game with 12.5. The Orange are 259th in turnovers per contest with 12.3. The Orange give up 64.3 points per game, which ranks them 26th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 19th and 61st in those defensive statistics. They rank 295th with 14.9 dimes allowed per game and 241st with 36.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Orange are 313th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per contest this year.
The Eagles are 161st in the nation in offensive rating with 104.6. In terms of pace they are 218th in the country with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 221st. As a team they are 197th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 181st in Division 1. Boston College is 262nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions.
Syracuse is 225th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions. The Orange are 162nd in the country in offensive rating with 104.4. In terms of pace they are 295th in Division 1 with 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 237th. As a team they are 227th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 72nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Boston College/Syracuse college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Boston College +11.5
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