Boston College at Wake Forest NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 1/26/2019
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Boston College Eagles travel to Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Boston College as 1 point favorites.
Boston College comes into this game with an overall record of 10-7. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 74.9 points per game while giving up 73.0 per contest. Wake Forest has an overall record of 8-10. They are averaging 71.6 points per game and surrendering 74.6, good for a point differential of -3.0.
Valuable Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 9-8-0 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 10-7-0 against the over/under
Important Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 8-10-0 against the spread
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 8-10-0 against the over/under
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
12/14/18 G Jamie Lewis Disciplinary is out indefinitely
01/25/19 F Ikenna Smart Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Boston College
Ky Bowman comes into this contest averaging 20.9 points per game while playing 38.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 81%. Wynston Tabbs averages 13.9 points per game in 31.4 minutes per contest this season. 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%.
Brandon Childress averages 16.6 points per game while playing 36.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Jaylen Hoard averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.9 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Boston College averages 74.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 149th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 187th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 279th in the nation. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per game, which ranks them 89th and 286th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 261st with 12.5 per game. The Eagles allow 73.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 222nd in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 58th and 77th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 278th and they give up 14.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 274th place in Division 1. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 41st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Wake Forest is 232nd in the country with 71.6 points per game this year. They are 303rd in Division 1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -3.0. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 286th in the nation. They are 97th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.4 boards per game, and 338th in assists per contest with 10.7. The Demon Deacons are 201st in turnovers per game with 13.0. The Demon Deacons surrender 74.6 points per contest, which ranks them 257th in D-1. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 277th and 90th in those defensive statistics. They rank 302nd with 15.1 assists allowed per contest and 78th with 32.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Demon Deacons are 29th in country in forcing turnovers with 11.3 per game.
The Eagles are 145th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.2. In terms of pace they are 173rd in the country with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 211th. As a team they are 184th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 169th in Division 1. Boston College is 258th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions.
Wake Forest is 213th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions. The Demon Deacons have an offensive rating of 102.9, which is ranked 203rd. They are 226th in D-1 in pace with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 314th. As a unit they are 277th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 266th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Boston College/Wake Forest college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Wake Forest +1
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