Boston College Eagles vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Prediction, 11/30/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Boston College Eagles vs Nebraska Cornhuskers
Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Location: Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, NE
Pinnacle Bank Arena is where the Nebraska Cornhuskers (4-3) will take on the Boston College Eagles (5-2) on Wednesday.
The Boston College Eagles faced off with Rhode Island and earned the victory with a final of 53-49 in their last game. When it comes to personal fouls, the Eagles ended up with 15 and Rhode Island accumulated 20 personal fouls. They knocked down 3 out of their 16 tries from long range. Rhode Island finished the game shooting 58.8% from the free throw line by making 10 of 17 tries. Moreover, Rhode Island pulled down 38 rebounds (10 offensive, 28 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. Rhode Island totaled 8 assists and had 6 steals for the matchup. When it comes to defending, Boston College allowed the other team to shoot 30.5% from the field on 18 of 59 shooting. They also doled out 8 dimes for the matchup while forcing the other team into 16 turnovers and earning 6 steals. When discussing hauling in boards, they earned 37 with 10 of them being on the offensive end. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Eagles made 18 of their 23 attempts for a percentage of 78.3%. Boston College ended the contest with a 30.4% field goal percentage (17 out of 56) and made 1 of their 14 3-point shots.
Devin McGlockton is one player who was important in the matchup. He ended up with 11 points on 3 out of 7 shooting. He saw the court for 20 mins played and grabbed 7 rebounds. He finished 42.9% from the field but had no assists when the time ran out.
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Boston College comes into this matchup with a win-loss record of 5-2 so far this season. They are losing possession via turnover 13.4 times per contest and as a unit they are committing 16.3 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Boston College is pulling in 35.6 boards per game and has 69 dimes for the year, which is 313th in the nation in terms of passing. The Eagles are shooting 28.4% on shots from distance (29 of 102) and 66.9% from the free throw line. They average 64.3 points per contest (323rd in college hoops) on 42.3% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Eagles are able to force 15.4 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 19.4 fouls. They are currently ranked 120th in the nation in allowing assists to the opposition with 74 conceded for the year. The Eagles defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 41.3% (159 of 385) and they surrender 34.3 boards per game as a basketball team. They are giving up 32.7% on shots from distance and they are 58th in college basketball in PPG from their opponents (62.1).
The last time they took the court, the Nebraska Cornhuskers went home victorious with a score of 75-58 when they played Florida State. The Cornhuskers corralled 24 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive boards for a total of 34 for this contest. They gave up possession of the ball 14 times, while earning 8 steals in the matchup. Florida State earned 11 fouls in this matchup which took the Cornhuskers to the charity stripe for a total of 5 shots. They were able to convert 3 of the free throw tries for a rate of 60.0%. When talking about shots from distance, Nebraska knocked down 6 of their 24 attempts (25.0%). Overall, the Cornhuskers finished shooting 33 out of 66 from the floor which had them shooting 50.0%. The Cornhuskers permitted Florida State to make 23 of their 59 attempts from the floor which gave them a percentage of 39.0% for the matchup. They finished the game shooting 14.3% from 3-point land by going 3 of 21 and finished the contest at 9 out of 15 at the free throw line (60.0%). With respect to rebounds, Nebraska permitted Florida State to snag 31 overall (12 offensive).
Derrick Walker pitched in for the Cornhuskers for this contest. He had 20 points in his 32 minutes on the court and had 4 assists in this game. He made 10 out of 12 in the game giving him a rate of 83.3%, and accounted for 13 rebounds.
Nebraska has a win-loss record of 4-3 for the season. The Cornhuskers are responsible for committing 11.1 fouls every game and they hit 61.8% from the free throw line. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 14.4 times per game (129th in college basketball) and they are turning it over 13.7 times per game. Nebraska has accounted for 478 points so far this season (68.3 per contest) and they snag 38.3 rebounds per game. On the offensive side of the ball, the Cornhuskers are hitting on 44.8% from the field, which ranks 171st in Division 1.
The Nebraska defense surrenders 35.1% from downtown (54 of 154) and their opponents are converting on 56.1% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have relinquished 14.7 assists and 32.3 boards every game, which ranks them 304th and 84th in college hoops. The Cornhuskers defensively are ranked 105th in college hoops in points allowed per game with 65.0. They are forcing 14.4 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 43.8% from the floor (244th in the nation).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Boston College
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