Boston College vs Florida State Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 3/7/2020
Game: Boston College Eagles vs Florida State Seminoles
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020
Location: Donald L. Tucker Civic Center in Tallahassee, FL
TV: ACCNE, FSN
Odds/Point Spread: Florida State -17.5
The Boston College Eagles head to Donald L. Tucker Civic Center to take on the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The opening line for this game has Florida State as 17.5 point favorites.
Boston College heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-17. They currently have a point differential of -5.1 as they are averaging 64.9 points per contest while giving up 70.0 per game. Florida State has an overall record of 25-5. They are averaging 75.2 points per game and surrendering 65.8, good for a point differential of 9.4.
Valuable Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 14-16-0 against the spread this season
The Boston College Eagles are 14-15-1 against the over/under this year
Important Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 15-14-1 against the spread this season
The Florida State Seminoles are 18-12-0 against the over/under this year
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
11/05/19 G Wynston Tabbs Undisclosed is out for season
03/06/20 F Jairus Hamilton Knee is questionable Saturday vs Florida State
03/06/20 F Nik Popovic Disciplinary is questionable Saturday vs Florida State
03/06/20 G Jared Hamilton Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Florida State
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Derryck Thornton averages 13.1 points per contest in 31.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.5 assists per game and 2.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 79%. Jay Heath comes into this game averaging 13.1 points per contest while playing 33.1 minutes per night. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 55%.
Trent Forrest averages 11.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes 4.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Devin Vassell scores 12.9 points per contest while playing 29.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.2 rebounds per contest and has 1.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Eagles allow 70.0 points per contest which is 193rd in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 251st and 218th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.7 rebounds a game which ranks 301st, and they allow 13.1 assists per game which puts them in 222nd place in D-1. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 290th in Division 1. Boston College averages 64.9 points per contest, which is 317th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -5.1 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 322nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 285th in the nation. They average 32.9 boards per contest and 12.8 assists per game, which ranks them 301st and 200th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 139th with 13.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Seminoles give up 65.8 points per game, which ranks them 75th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 64th and 114th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 9.9 dimes allowed per game and 70th with 32.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Seminoles are 336th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.6 per contest. Florida State is 73rd in the country with 75.2 points per contest this season. They are 65th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 9.4. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 54th in the country. They are 184th in the nation in rebounding with 35.1 boards per contest and 176th in assists per game with 13.1. The Seminoles are 149th in turnovers per contest with 13.4.
The Eagles are 328th in the nation in offensive rating with 93.3. In terms of pace they are 173rd in the country with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 302nd. As a team they are 330th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 105th in Division 1. Boston College is 118th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions.
Florida State is 171st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions. The Seminoles have an offensive rating of 107.4, which is ranked 58th. They are 167th in D-1 in pace with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 74th. As a unit they are 66th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 231st in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Boston College +17.5 and over 141 total points
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