Boston College at Virginia Tech College Basketball Parlay 1/5/2019
Saturday, January 5, 2019
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The Boston College Eagles head to Cassell Coliseum to take on the Virginia Tech Hokies on Saturday, January 5, 2019. The opening line for this game has Virginia Tech as 16.5 point favorites.
Boston College heads into this matchup with a mark of 9-3. They currently have a point differential of 6.5 as they are averaging 77.3 points per contest while giving up 70.8 per game. Virginia Tech has an overall mark of 12-1. They are averaging 81.5 points per contest and giving up 57.3, which is a point differential of 24.2.
Valuable Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 5-7-0 against the spread this season
The Boston College Eagles are 6-6-0 against the over/under this year
Important Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 10-3-0 against the spread this season
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 4-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
12/14/18 G Landers Nolley II Eligibility is out indefinitely
11/01/18 G Chris Clarke Suspension is out indefinitely
Wynston Tabbs averages 14.6 points per contest in 31.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.0 assists per game and 4.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 85%. Ky Bowman comes into this game averaging 20.9 points per contest while playing 38.5 minutes per night. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Kerry Blackshear Jr. averages 13.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 25.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 62%. Nickeil Alexander-Walker scores 18.3 points per contest while playing 31.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.3 rebounds per contest and has 3.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Eagles allow 70.8 points per contest which is 173rd in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 28th and 75th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 228th, and they allow 14.8 assists per game which puts them in 286th place in D-1. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 58th in Division 1. Boston College averages 77.3 points per contest, which is 106th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 159th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 303rd in the nation. They average 40.3 boards per contest and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 37th and 258th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 244th with 12.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hokies give up 57.3 points per game, which ranks them 4th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 30th and 110th in those defensive statistics. They rank 92nd with 11.8 dimes allowed per game and 10th with 29.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Hokies are 307th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per contest. Virginia Tech is 49th in the country with 81.5 points per contest this season. They are 5th in D-1 in shooting at 52%, while their average scoring margin is 24.2. They shoot 45% from beyond the arc, which is good for 2nd in the country. They are 291st in the nation in rebounding with 33.7 boards per contest and 13th in assists per game with 18.0. The Hokies are 308th in turnovers per contest with 11.5.
The Eagles are 125th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.2. In terms of pace they are 174th in the country with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 202nd. As a team they are 164th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 197th in Division 1. Boston College is 250th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions.
Virginia Tech is 260th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions. The Hokies are 2nd in the country in offensive rating with 123.3. In terms of pace they are 337th in Division 1 with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 62% is 2nd. As a team they are 2nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 77th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Boston College +16.5 and over 142 total points
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