Notre Dame at Boston College NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 2/2/2019
Saturday, February 2, 2019
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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish travel to Conte Forum to play the Boston College Eagles on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Boston College as 2.5 point favorites.
Notre Dame heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-10. They currently have a point differential of 2.4 as they are averaging 72.5 points per contest while giving up 70.0 per game. Boston College has an overall record of 11-8. They are averaging 74.2 points per game and surrendering 72.6, good for a point differential of 1.6.
Valuable Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 7-14-0 against the spread
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 9-11-1 against the over/under
Important Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 10-9-0 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 11-8-0 against the over/under
Key Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
12/17/18 G Rex Pflueger Knee is out for season
12/15/18 G Robby Carmody Shoulder is out for season
11/27/18 F Elijah Burns Transferred is out for season
02/01/19 F Juwan Durham Ankle is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Boston College
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
02/01/19 G Wynston Tabbs Knee is questionable Saturday vs Notre Dame
John Mooney comes into this contest averaging 14.4 points per game while playing 28.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 10.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 80%. Temple Gibbs averages 13.4 points per game in 35.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 2.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 34% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Ky Bowman averages 20.5 points per game while playing 38.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.7 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Jordan Chatman averages 13.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Notre Dame averages 72.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 201st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team, which has them ranked 331st. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 249th in the nation. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game, which ranks them 49th and 159th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 349th with 9.6 per game. The Fighting Irish allow 70.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 143rd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 120th and 232nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.9 rebounds a game which ranks 324th and they give up 12.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 153rd place in Division 1. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Boston College is 157th in the country with 74.2 points per game this year. They are 193rd in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 1.6. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 264th in the nation. They are 126th in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.6 boards per game, and 268th in assists per contest with 12.4. The Eagles are 267th in turnovers per game with 12.3. The Eagles surrender 72.6 points per contest, which ranks them 213th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 91st and 81st in those defensive statistics. They rank 257th with 14.2 assists allowed per contest and 272nd with 36.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Eagles are 60th in country in forcing turnovers with 11.9 per game.
The Fighting Irish are 123rd in the nation in offensive rating with 106.7. In terms of pace they are 272nd in the country with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 310th. As a team they are 297th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 56th in Division 1. Notre Dame is 351st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions.
Boston College is 263rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions. The Eagles have an offensive rating of 105.5, which is ranked 142nd. They are 212th in D-1 in pace with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 209th. As a unit they are 182nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 163rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Notre Dame/Boston College college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Boston College -2.5
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