Boston College Eagles vs Clemson Tigers Prediction, 1/15/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Boston College Eagles vs Clemson Tigers
Date: Saturday, January 15, 2022
Location: Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson, SC
The Boston College Eagles (6-8) are on their way to Littlejohn Coliseum on Saturday where they will try to beat the Clemson Tigers (10-6).
The Boston College Eagles played Georgia Tech and took a loss by a final of 81-76 in their last contest. Boston College finished the game with a 46.8% FG percentage (29 out of 62) and made 6 of their 21 3-pointers. From the charity stripe, the Eagles converted 12 of their 19 attempts for a percentage of 63.2%. When talking about hauling in rebounds, they compiled 30 with 13 of them being offensive. They also doled out 16 assists for this contest while forcing the opposition into 15 turnovers and getting 6 steals. Concerning defending, Boston College let their opponent shoot 50.9% from the field on 29 out of 57 shooting. Georgia Tech dished out 17 dimes and had 10 steals in this matchup. Additionally, Georgia Tech snagged 33 rebounds (11 offensive, 22 defensive), but didn't notch a block. Georgia Tech went 70.6% from the free throw line by making 12 of 17 attempts. They also made 11 out of their 25 shots from beyond the perimeter. Regarding fouls, the Eagles finished with 16 and Georgia Tech racked up 22 fouls.
Quinten Post is one guy who was important for the game. He totaled 24 points on 10 of 14 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 23 mins and also collected 9 rebounds. He finished shooting 71.4% from the floor and also totaled 2 dimes.
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Boston College enters this game with a win-loss record of 6-8 so far this year. They are averaging 67.7 pts per contest (284th in the country) while hitting 42.8% from the field. The Eagles are connecting on 34.3% on shots from downtown (82 of 239) and 70.1% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Boston College is pulling down 35.4 boards per game and has 169 dimes so far this year, which is 274th in college hoops in terms of passing the ball. They turn it over 11.7 times per contest and as a basketball team are committing 15.6 fouls per game.
On the defensive end of the court, the Eagles are able to force 12.6 turnovers per contest while drawing 17.2 fouls. They currently rank 176th in college basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 182 surrendered for the campaign. The Eagles are allowing an opponent shooting percentage of 44.8% (330 of 736) and they relinquish 31.1 rebounds per game as a group. They are conceding 36.9% on shots from beyond the perimeter while they are 106th in college basketball in PPG allowed (65.6).
The last time they took the court, the Clemson Tigers went home defeated by a final of 72-56 when they faced Notre Dame. The Tigers were able to pull down 24 defensive rebounds and 11 offensive rebounds totaling 35 for the contest. They gave up possession of the ball 10 times, while getting 3 steals in this game. Notre Dame was called for 16 fouls for the matchup which took the Tigers to the charity stripe for a total of 12 shots. They were able to bury 8 of those for a percentage of 66.7%. Concerning shooting from 3-point land, Clemson knocked down 6 out of 32 attempts (18.8%). When the final whistle blew, the Tigers shot 21 out of 61 from the floor which gave them a rate of 34.4%. The Tigers allowed Notre Dame to make 25 of their 55 tries from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 45.5% in this contest. They finished shooting 38.5% from beyond the arc by going 10 of 26 and ended up going 12 out of 17 from the free throw line (70.6%). When discussing how they attacked the glass, Clemson allowed Notre Dame to get 37 overall (8 on the offensive glass).
Hunter Tyson was important for the Tigers for the contest. He converted 4 of 8 for the game for a field goal percentage of 50.0%, and had 6 rebounds. He accumulated 12 points in his 20 minutes of playing time, but wasn't able to tally an assist.
Clemson has a mark of 10-6 so far this season. The Tigers have committed 16.0 fouls per contest and they hit 71.9% from the charity stripe. They are dishing out assists 14.3 times per game (122nd in college basketball) and they turn it over 11.6 times per game. Clemson has accumulated 1,169 points on the season (73.1 per game) and they grab 36.0 rebounds per game. As an offense, the Tigers are shooting 46.5% from the field, which is ranked 75th in D-1.
The Tigers on the defensive end are ranked 121st in the nation in points given up per game with 66.3. They have forced 11.6 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 40.3% from the floor (68th in D-1). The Clemson defense allows 32.2% on shots from 3-point land (122 of 379) and their opponents are connecting on 79.7% of their foul shots. They relinquish 10.8 assists and 31.8 rebounds per game, which is 66th and 62nd in D-1.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Boston College
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