Boston College Eagles vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Prediction, 3/5/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Boston College Eagles vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Date: Saturday, March 5, 2022
Location: McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta, GA
The Boston College Eagles (11-18) are hitting the road to McCamish Pavilion on Saturday where they will play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (11-19).
The Boston College Eagles faced Miami and went home with a loss by a final score of 81-70 in their last contest. With respect to personal fouls, the Eagles left the arena with 9 and Miami had 12 personal fouls. They knocked down 10 out of their 21 tries from long range. Miami walked away from this one shooting 75.0% at the free throw line by burying 9 of 12 attempts. Moreover, Miami had 25 rebounds (6 offensive, 19 defensive), but didn't record a block for the team. Miami doled out 15 assists and had 9 steals in this contest. When talking about defending, Boston College allowed the other team to shoot 56.4% from the field on 31 out of 55 shooting. They also recorded 14 assists in the game as well as forcing the other team into 10 turnovers and having 4 steals. In relation to grabbing rebounds, they collected 27 with 9 of them being on the offensive end. At the charity stripe, the Eagles buried 8 of their 14 shots for a percentage of 57.1%. Boston College finished the game with a 50.0% FG percentage (28 out of 56) and made 6 of their 17 shots from downtown.
Makai Ashton-Langford is a guy who was a major contributor for the game. He accounted for 21 points on 8 of 15 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 37 mins and also totaled 4 boards. He ended up shooting 53.3% from the floor and earned 1 assist.
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Boston College enters this matchup with a win-loss record of 11-18 this year. They have an average of 66.0 pts per contest (304th in college basketball) while going 42.0% from the field. The Eagles are shooting 29.9% on 3-point shots (165 of 551) and 70.7% from the charity stripe. As a team, Boston College is pulling in 34.8 rebounds per contest and is sitting with 342 assists so far this year, which has them ranked 270th in college hoops in terms of passing. They are giving up possession 11.6 times per contest and as a unit are committing 15.8 fouls per game.
On defense, the Eagles have forced 12.1 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 15.9 personal fouls. They surrender 36.8% on shots from distance and they are ranked 145th in the nation in PPG allowed (68.0). The Eagles defensively are giving up a FG percentage of 44.3% (690 of 1,559) and they surrender 33.6 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They are currently ranked 130th in D-1 in allowing assists to the opposition with 347 conceded this season.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets went home defeated by a final of 68-65 when they faced Clemson. With respect to how they cleaned up the glass, Georgia Tech allowed Clemson to get 27 in total (2 offensive). They shot 28.6% from distance by shooting 6 of 21 and ended up shooting 6 of 7 at the free throw line (85.7%). The Yellow Jackets allowed Clemson to convert 28 of their 53 attempts from the field which gave them a percentage of 52.8% in the game. When the final whistle was blown, the Yellow Jackets ended up going 25 out of 56 from the floor which had them shooting 44.6%. Regarding shooting from beyond the arc, Georgia Tech converted 7 out of 21 attempts (33.3%). They were able to knock down 8 of the free throws for a rate of 72.7%. Clemson was called for 11 personal fouls in the game which took the Yellow Jackets to the free throw line for 11 attempts. They coughed up the ball 12 times, while getting 5 steals in the matchup. The Yellow Jackets snagged 23 defensive boards and 6 offensive rebounds for a total of 29 in this matchup.
Michael Devoe was important for the Yellow Jackets for the matchup. He accumulated 15 points in his 37 mins of playing time and tallied 2 assists in the matchup. He buried 6 of 10 for the game for a field goal rate of 60.0%, and had 7 rebounds.
Georgia Tech has a win-loss mark of 11-19 for the season. As an offense, the Yellow Jackets are shooting 43.6% from the field, which ranks 220th in the nation. Georgia Tech has scored 2,039 pts on the year (68.0 per game) and they collect 34.3 boards per game. They are dishing out assists 13.5 times per contest (148th in college basketball) and they turn it over 13.1 times per game. The Yellow Jackets are responsible for committing 17.8 fouls per game while shooting 70.0% from the charity stripe.
The Yellow Jackets defensively are ranked 208th in D-1 in points given up per game with 70.1. They are forcing 13.3 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 43.4% from the floor (198th in the country). The Georgia Tech defense allows 31.1% on three-point shots (209 of 671) and opponents are connecting on 71.7% of their free throw attempts. They have allowed 14.7 assists and 35.4 rebounds on a nightly basis, which is ranked 317th and 229th in those categories on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Boston College
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