Boston College Eagles vs Miami Hurricanes Predictions, College Basketball Picks Tonight 2/12/2020
Game: Boston College Eagles vs Miami Hurricanes
Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Location: Watsco Center in Coral Gables, FL
TV: ACCNE, FSN
Odds/Point Spread: Miami -4
The Boston College Eagles travel to Watsco Center to play the Miami Hurricanes on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Miami as 4 point favorites.
Boston College heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-12. They currently have a point differential of -3.5 as they are averaging 64.9 points per contest while giving up 68.4 per game. Miami has an overall mark of 11-12. They are averaging 71.5 points per contest and giving up 75.3, which is a point differential of -3.9.
Valuable Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 12-12-0 against the spread
The Boston College Eagles are 10-13-1 against the over/under
Important Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 11-12-0 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 14-9-0 against the over/under
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
12/07/19 F Nik Popovic Back is out indefinitely
11/05/19 G Wynston Tabbs Undisclosed is out for season
02/11/20 F CJ Felder Illness is questionable Wednesday vs Miami Florida
Key Miami Hurricanes Injuries
12/05/19 F Deng Gak Knee is out for season
02/11/20 C Rodney Miller Jr. Ankle is questionable Wednesday vs Boston College
Derryck Thornton comes into this contest averaging 13.0 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 76%. Jay Heath averages 12.6 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.0 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 57%.
Kameron McGusty averages 13.2 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Dejan Vasiljevic averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
Boston College averages 64.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 319th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -3.5 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 318th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 319th in the nation. They average 33.4 rebounds per game and 12.3 assists per game, which ranks them 277th and 247th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 126th with 13.8 per game. The Eagles allow 68.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 151st in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 176th and 185th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.8 rebounds a game which ranks 325th and they give up 12.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 210th place in Division 1. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 296th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami is 170th in the country with 71.5 points per game this year. They are 185th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -3.9. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 194th in the nation. They are 292nd in the NCAA in rebounding with 33.1 boards per game, and 342nd in assists per contest with 10.0. The Hurricanes are 262nd in turnovers per game with 12.3. The Hurricanes surrender 75.3 points per contest, which ranks them 306th in D-1. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 309th and 290th in those defensive statistics. They rank 335th with 16.2 assists allowed per contest and 322nd with 38.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hurricanes are 115th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per game.
The Eagles are 329th in the nation in offensive rating with 92.2. In terms of pace they are 143rd in the country with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 314th. As a team they are 328th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 126th in Division 1. Boston College is 106th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions.
Miami is 254th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions. The Hurricanes have an offensive rating of 101.4, which is ranked 178th. They are 164th in D-1 in pace with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 188th. As a unit they are 175th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 212th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Boston College/Miami college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Miami -4
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