North Carolina at Boston College NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 3/5/2019
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
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The North Carolina Tar Heels travel to Conte Forum to play the Boston College Eagles on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has North Carolina as 11 point favorites.
North Carolina comes into this game with an overall record of 24-5. They currently have a point differential of 13.8 as they are averaging 87.1 points per game while giving up 73.3 per contest. Boston College has an overall mark of 14-14. They are averaging 71.9 points per contest and giving up 72.3, which is a point differential of -0.4.
Valuable North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 17-10-2 against the spread
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 14-15-0 against the over/under
Important Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 15-13-0 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 15-13-0 against the over/under
Key North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
03/04/19 F Sterling Manley Knee is questionable Tuesday vs Boston College
02/11/19 G Rechon Black Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
03/04/19 G Wynston Tabbs Knee is questionable Tuesday vs North Carolina
Coby White averages 16.4 points per game in 27.2 minutes per contest. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%. Cameron Johnson comes into this contest averaging 16.8 points per game while playing 29.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Nik Popovic averages 14.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.3 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Ky Bowman averages 19.2 points per game while playing 39.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tar Heels allow 73.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 228th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 67th and 132nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 106th, and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 258th place in the NCAA. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 280th in the nation. North Carolina averages 87.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 3rd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 13.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 51st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 47th in D-1. They average 43.2 rebounds per game and 19.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 1st and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 117th with 13.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Eagles surrender 72.3 points per contest, which ranks them 203rd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 76th and 57th in those defensive statistics. They rank 234th with 13.8 assists allowed per contest, and 290th with 37.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Eagles are 56th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per game. Boston College is 199th in the country with 71.9 points per game this year. They are 219th in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -0.4. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 280th in the nation. They are 99th in the country in rebounding with 36.8 boards per game and 250th in assists per contest with 12.5. The Eagles are 239th in turnovers per game with 12.5.
The Tar Heels have an offensive rating of 113.7, which is ranked 14th. They are 6th in college basketball in pace with 76.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 58th. As a unit they are 50th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 242nd in D-1. North Carolina is 265th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions.
Boston College is 223rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions. The Eagles have an offensive rating of 103.5, which is ranked 180th. They are 243rd in D-1 in pace with 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 242nd. As a unit they are 227th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 200th in the country.
Who will win tonight's North Carolina/Boston College college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Boston College +11
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