Pittsburgh at Boston College NCAA Basketball Tips 3/12/2019
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
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The Pittsburgh Panthers travel to Spectrum Center to play the Boston College Eagles on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Boston College as 1 point favorites.
Pittsburgh heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-18. They currently have a point differential of 1.4 as they are averaging 69.9 points per contest while giving up 68.5 per game. Boston College has an overall record of 14-16. They are averaging 70.9 points per game and surrendering 72.5, good for a point differential of -1.7.
Valuable Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 14-16-1 against the spread
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 14-17-0 against the over/under
Important Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 15-15-0 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 15-15-0 against the over/under
Key Pittsburgh Panthers Injuries
12/14/18 C Peace Ilegomah Transferred is out for season
03/09/19 G Khameron Davis Head is questionable
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
03/10/19 F Nik Popovic Knee is questionable
03/09/19 F Jairus Hamilton Ankle is questionable
03/09/19 G Wynston Tabbs Knee is questionable
Jared Wilson-Frame averages 12.2 points per game in 30.9 minutes per contest. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 4.8 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 15.6 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Nik Popovic averages 14.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 1.1 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 7.5 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 Panthers allow 68.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 97th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 42nd and 135th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 279th, and they give up 13.9 assists per contest which puts them in 248th place in the NCAA. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 297th in the nation. Pittsburgh averages 69.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 252nd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 1.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 295th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 263rd in D-1. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 116th and 283rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 105th with 13.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Eagles surrender 72.5 points per contest, which ranks them 212th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 66th and 57th in those defensive statistics. They rank 263rd with 14.1 assists allowed per contest, and 323rd with 38.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Eagles are 57th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per game. Boston College is 230th in the country with 70.9 points per game this year. They are 268th in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -1.7. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 295th in the nation. They are 101st in the country in rebounding with 36.7 boards per game and 257th in assists per contest with 12.3. The Eagles are 246th in turnovers per game with 12.3.
The Panthers are 254th in the nation in offensive rating with 100.7. In terms of pace they are 194th in the country with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 305th. As a team they are 286th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 214th in Division 1. Pittsburgh is 109th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions.
Boston College is 244th 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 101.8, which is ranked 220th. They are 223rd in D-1 in pace with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 278th. As a unit they are 283rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 188th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Pittsburgh/Boston College college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Boston College -1
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