South Florida Bulls vs Boston College Eagles Prediction, 11/29/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: USF Bulls vs Boston College Eagles
Date: Monday, November 29, 2021
Location: Silvio O. Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, MA
Silvio O. Conte Forum is where the Boston College Eagles (4-3) will go up against the USF Bulls (3-2) on Monday.
The USF Bulls faced Hampton and notched a win by a score of 58-52 in their last game. In relation to fouls, the Bulls finished with 14 while Hampton finished the game with 11 fouls. They knocked down 10 of their 24 shots from downtown. Hampton finished the game at 54.5% from the charity stripe by converting 6 of 11 tries. Additionally, Hampton collected 30 rebounds (9 offensive, 21 defensive), but couldn't earn a rejection. Hampton distributed 10 dimes and had 5 steals for this contest. In relation to the defense, South Florida allowed 34.6% from the field on 18 of 52 shooting. They also distributed 11 assists in this matchup in addition to forcing 11 turnovers and earning 8 steals. Pertaining to grabbing rebounds, they collected 33 with 9 of them being offensive. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Bulls converted 4 of 5 attempts for a rate of 80.0%. South Florida wrapped up the game with a 41.4% field goal percentage (24 of 58) and made 6 of 20 shots from beyond the arc.
Javon Greene is a guy who was a major factor in this game. He ended up going 60.0% from the field and also totaled 4 dimes. He was on the court for 33 minutes and also totaled 5 boards. He scored 10 points on 3 out of 5 shooting.
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South Florida will play this game with a mark of 3-2 so far this year. They cough up possession 11.6 times per game and as a basketball team they are committing 12.8 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, South Florida is pulling down 37.0 rebounds per contest and has accounted for 58 dimes this season, which has them ranked 318th in Division 1 in terms of passing. The Bulls are shooting 26.0% on 3-point shots (27 of 104) and 62.1% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 56.4 points per contest (353rd in the country) while shooting 37.2% from the field.
Defensively, the Bulls are forcing 13.8 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 16.0 fouls. They concede 26.3% from 3-point land and they are ranked 6th in D-1 in PPG allowed (54.2). The Bulls are giving up a field goal percentage of 37.5% (104 of 277) and they surrender 36.6 rebounds per game as a group. They are currently ranked 48th in college basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 55 surrendered for the season.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Boston College Eagles walked away with a victory by a final of 73-60 when they played Columbia. The Eagles collected 28 defensive boards and 17 offensive rebounds for a total of 45 in this game. They also turned the ball over 11 times, while earning 8 steals in this game. Columbia earned 17 fouls in the matchup which took the Eagles to the charity stripe for a total of 22 shots. They were able to knock down 13 of the free throws for a percentage of 59.1%. In the matter of shooting from beyond the arc, Boston College made 8 of their 22 attempts (36.4%). When all was said and done, the Eagles shot 26 out of 62 from the field which gave them a percentage of 41.9%. The Eagles allowed Columbia to convert 22 of their 52 attempts from the floor which left them with a shooting percentage of 42.3% in this game. They finished the game shooting 33.3% from 3-point land by connecting on 8 of 24 and ended up going 8 out of 15 at the charity stripe (53.3%). In regard to cleaning the glass, Boston College allowed Columbia to get 27 in all (4 offensive).
DeMarr Langford ended up being important for the Eagles for the matchup. He made 5 of 11 in the game for a field goal percentage of 45.5%, and had 7 rebounds. He earned 15 points in his 38 minutes on the court and totaled 1 assist in the matchup.
Boston College has a win-loss record of 4-3 on the season. As an offensive team, the Eagles are hitting on 44.4% from the field, which has them ranked 179th in the nation. Boston College has scored 478 pts this year (68.3 per game) and they collect 37.1 boards per contest. They are getting an assist 11.0 times per game (294th in Division 1) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 12.7 times per contest. The Eagles commit 16.9 personal fouls per contest while shooting 68.4% from the charity stripe.
The Eagles on the defensive side of the court are 64th in college hoops in PPG surrendered with 61.7. They are forcing their opponents into 12.7 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 43.6% from the field (226th in college basketball). The Boston College defense gives up 34.0% on shots from behind the 3-point line (49 of 144) and their opponents are converting on 71.4% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have conceded 12.1 dimes and 27.9 rebounds per game, ranking them 158th and 7th in college basketball.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Boston College
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