Louisville at Boston College College Basketball Game Picks 2/27/2019
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
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The Louisville Cardinals head to Conte Forum to take on the Boston College Eagles on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. The opening line for this game has Louisville as 4.5 point favorites.
Louisville heads into this matchup with a mark of 18-10. They currently have a point differential of 7.5 as they are averaging 75.5 points per contest while giving up 67.9 per game. Boston College has an overall mark of 13-13. They are averaging 71.9 points per contest and giving up 72.5, which is a point differential of -0.6.
Valuable Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 13-12-2 against the spread this season
The Louisville Cardinals are 12-15-0 against the over/under this year
Important Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 13-12-0 against the spread this season
The Boston College Eagles are 13-12-0 against the over/under this year
Key Louisville Cardinals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
02/26/19 G Jordan Chatman Hand is questionable Wednesday vs Louisville
02/26/19 G Wynston Tabbs Knee is questionable Wednesday vs Louisville
Jordan Nwora comes into this game averaging 17.3 points per contest while playing 32.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 76%. Dwayne Sutton averages 10.6 points per contest in 32.4 minutes per game. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 6.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Ky Bowman scores 19.2 points per contest while playing 39.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.5 rebounds per contest and has 3.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Jordan Chatman averages 13.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 35.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.0 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Louisville averages 75.5 points per contest, which is 108th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 7.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 206th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 118th in the nation. They average 37.0 boards per contest and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 96th and 163rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 215th with 12.8 per game. The Cardinals allow 67.9 points per contest, which is 84th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 46th and 64th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 148th, and they allow 11.5 assists per game which puts them in 60th place in the country. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 107th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Boston College is 206th in the nation with 71.9 points per contest this season. They are 219th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -0.6. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 253rd in the NCAA. They are 109th in D-1 in rebounding with 36.8 boards per contest and 267th in assists per game with 12.3. The Eagles are 193rd in turnovers per contest with 13.0. The Eagles give up 72.5 points per game, which ranks them 212th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 81st and 71st in those defensive statistics. They rank 230th with 13.7 dimes allowed per game and 273rd with 36.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Eagles are 54th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per contest this year.
The Cardinals are 83rd in the nation in offensive rating with 107.8. In terms of pace they are 211th in the country with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 136th. As a team they are 82nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 50th in Division 1. Louisville is 195th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions.
Boston College is 175th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions. The Eagles have an offensive rating of 103.4, which is ranked 178th. They are 226th in D-1 in pace with 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 235th. As a unit they are 216th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 185th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Louisville/Boston College college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Louisville -4.5
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