Pittsburgh at Boston College NCAA Basketball Tips 2/12/2019
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
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The Pittsburgh Panthers travel to Conte Forum to play the Boston College Eagles on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Boston College as 3 point favorites.
Pittsburgh comes into this game with an overall record of 12-12. They currently have a point differential of 4.8 as they are averaging 73.5 points per game while giving up 68.8 per contest. Boston College has an overall mark of 11-11. They are averaging 72.4 points per contest and giving up 73.0, which is a point differential of -0.5.
Valuable Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 13-11-0 against the spread
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 11-13-0 against the over/under
Important Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 10-12-0 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 12-10-0 against the over/under
Key Pittsburgh Panthers Injuries
12/14/18 C Peace Ilegomah Transferred is out for season
02/11/19 G Malik Ellison Ankle is questionable Tuesday vs Boston College
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
02/11/19 F Steffon Mitchell Undisclosed is questionable Tuesday vs Pittsburgh
02/11/19 G Wynston Tabbs Knee is questionable Tuesday vs Pittsburgh
Trey McGowens averages 12.3 points per game in 28.0 minutes per contest. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Xavier Johnson comes into this contest averaging 17.0 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Jordan Chatman averages 13.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 36.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.1 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Ky Bowman averages 20.3 points per game while playing 38.9 minutes per contest. 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%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers allow 68.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 113th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 20th and 65th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.6 rebounds a game which ranks 301st, and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 236th place in the NCAA. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 311th in the nation. Pittsburgh averages 73.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 158th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 4.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 230th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 228th in D-1. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 12.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 77th and 288th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 104th with 14.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Eagles surrender 73.0 points per contest, which ranks them 219th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 105th and 106th in those defensive statistics. They rank 240th with 13.8 assists allowed per contest, and 269th with 36.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Eagles are 45th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per game. Boston College is 194th in the country with 72.4 points per game this year. They are 221st in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -0.5. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 279th in the nation. They are 130th in the country in rebounding with 36.4 boards per game and 260th in assists per contest with 12.4. The Eagles are 246th in turnovers per game with 12.5.
The Panthers are 181st in the nation in offensive rating with 103.4. In terms of pace they are 137th in the country with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 263rd. As a team they are 208th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 254th in Division 1. Pittsburgh is 110th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions.
Boston College is 244th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions. The Eagles have an offensive rating of 103.8, which is ranked 172nd. They are 219th in D-1 in pace with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 242nd. As a unit they are 219th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 175th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Pittsburgh/Boston College college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Boston College -3
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