Clemson vs Boston College Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/22/2020
Game: Clemson Tigers vs Boston College Eagles
Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020
Location: Silvio O. Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, MA
Odds/Point Spread: Boston College +3
The Clemson Tigers head to Silvio O. Conte Forum to take on the Boston College Eagles on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The opening line for this game has Clemson as 3 point favorites.
Clemson comes into this game with an overall record of 13-12. They currently have a point differential of 3.0 as they are averaging 66.5 points per game while giving up 63.5 per contest. Boston College has an overall mark of 13-14. They are averaging 64.9 points per contest and giving up 69.3, which is a point differential of -4.5.
Valuable Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 14-11-0 against the spread this season
The Clemson Tigers are 14-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 13-14-0 against the spread this season
The Boston College Eagles are 12-14-1 against the over/under this year
Key Clemson Tigers Injuries
01/04/20 F Jonathan Baehre Knee is out for season
01/04/20 G Chase Hunter Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
11/05/19 G Wynston Tabbs Undisclosed is out for season
02/20/20 G Chris Herren Jr. Illness is questionable
02/20/20 G Derryck Thornton Back is questionable
02/20/20 G Jared Hamilton Hip injured last game, is questionable
Tevin Mack averages 12.4 points per contest in 28.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 5.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 59%. Aamir Simms comes into this game averaging 13.3 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per night. He grabs 7.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Jay Heath averages 12.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes 2.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 56%. Derryck Thornton scores 13.1 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.9 rebounds per contest and has 3.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers allow 63.5 points per contest which is 37th in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 51st and 104th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 186th, and they allow 11.6 assists per game which puts them in 101st place in D-1. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 163rd in Division 1. Clemson averages 66.5 points per contest, which is 299th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.0 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 255th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 243rd in the nation. They average 34.2 boards per contest and 13.0 assists per game, which ranks them 240th and 188th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 266th with 12.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Eagles give up 69.3 points per game, which ranks them 174th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 218th and 209th in those defensive statistics. They rank 219th with 13.1 dimes allowed per game and 307th with 38.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Eagles are 292nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per contest. Boston College is 318th in the country with 64.9 points per contest this season. They are 318th in D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -4.5. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 314th in the country. They are 295th in the nation in rebounding with 33.0 boards per contest and 235th in assists per game with 12.4. The Eagles are 142nd in turnovers per contest with 13.6.
The Tigers are 247th in the nation in offensive rating with 98.6. In terms of pace they are 308th in the country with 66.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 183rd. As a team they are 216th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 19th in Division 1. Clemson is 210th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions.
Boston College is 117th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions. The Eagles have an offensive rating of 92.7, which is ranked 330th. They are 161st in D-1 in pace with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 316th. As a unit they are 327th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 147th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Clemson -3 and over 127.5 total points
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