Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Boston College Eagles Prediction, 1/12/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Boston College Eagles
Date: Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Location: Silvio O. Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, MA
Silvio O. Conte Forum is the location where the Boston College Eagles (6-7) will take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (6-8) on Wednesday.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets faced Notre Dame and took a loss by a score of 72-68 in their last contest. In regard to personal fouls, the Yellow Jackets ended up with 12 and Notre Dame finished the game with 14 personal fouls. They made 7 of their 23 attempts from 3-point land. Notre Dame finished 50.0% from the charity stripe by burying 3 of 6 attempts. On top of that, Notre Dame pulled down 34 rebounds (5 offensive, 29 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. Notre Dame doled out 19 dimes and had 11 steals in this matchup. Concerning defending, Georgia Tech allowed the other team to go 47.0% from the field on 31 of 66 shooting. They also doled out 15 assists for the matchup while forcing 12 turnovers and having 6 steals. In terms of getting rebounds, they earned a total of 37 with 8 of them being on the offensive end. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Yellow Jackets converted 10 of their 12 shots for a percentage of 83.3%. Georgia Tech walked away from the contest with a 38.8% FG percentage (26 of 67) and made 6 of their 27 shots from beyond the arc.
Michael Devoe is someone who was a factor in this contest. He ended up scoring 20 points on 8 of 15 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 43 minutes and totaled 6 rebounds. He ended up going 53.3% from the floor and also earned 3 assists.
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Georgia Tech enters this game with a mark of 6-8 on the season. They are averaging 67.9 points per game (280th in the nation) while hitting 43.4% from the field. The Yellow Jackets are shooting 35.3% on three-point shots (94 of 266) and 69.5% from the free throw line. As a unit, Georgia Tech is grabbing 35.9 rebounds per contest and has tallied 178 assists so far this year, which ranks 229th in Division 1 in terms of passing. They are turning it over 13.5 times per contest and as a squad they commit 18.0 fouls every game.
On the defensive end, the Yellow Jackets are able to force 12.9 turnovers per contest and they draw 15.2 fouls. They are ranked 260th in the nation in allowing assists with 198 relinquished so far this year. The Yellow Jackets are giving up a field goal percentage of 42.4% (345 of 814) and they surrender 34.9 boards per contest as a group. They give up 31.3% on shots from distance and they are ranked 171st in D-1 in points per game from their opponents (68.0).
When they last stepped on the court, the Boston College Eagles took a loss by a score of 69-67 when they played Pittsburgh. The Eagles collected 17 defensive boards and 9 offensive boards totaling 26 in this matchup. They turned it over 10 times, while recording 8 steals in the matchup. Pittsburgh earned 18 fouls in this contest which got the Eagles to the free throw line for a total of 19 shots. They were able to knock down 14 of them for a rate of 73.7%. In regard to three-point attempts, Boston College made 9 out of their 23 attempts (39.1%). When the final whistle blew, the Eagles shot 22 for 57 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 38.6%. The Eagles permitted Pittsburgh to knock down 20 of their 45 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 44.4% for the game. They went 42.9% from three-point range by going 6 out of 14 and walked away from this one shooting 23 of 28 from the free throw line (82.1%). Regarding rebounding, Boston College allowed Pittsburgh to pull down 35 in all (8 offensive).
Makai Ashton-Langford was important for the Eagles in the matchup. He knocked down 7 out of 14 for this contest for a field goal rate of 50.0%, and had 3 rebounds. He totaled 23 points in his 38 minutes on the hardwood and had 4 dimes for the contest.
Boston College has a record of 6-7 on the campaign. When it comes to executing on offense, the Eagles are hitting on 42.5% from the field, which is ranked 269th in Division 1. Boston College has totaled 872 pts so far this season (67.1 per contest) and they pull in 35.8 rebounds per contest. They are dishing out assists 11.8 times per contest (279th in college basketball) and they are turning it over 11.4 times per game. The Eagles have committed 15.6 personal fouls every game and they shoot 70.6% from the charity stripe.
The Eagles on defense are ranked 79th in college hoops in points given up per game with 64.5. They are able to force 12.3 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 44.3% from the floor (268th in college basketball). The Boston College defense allows 36.2% on 3-pointers (97 of 268) and their opponents are knocking down 74.7% of their free throw shots. They surrender 12.7 assists and 30.8 total boards per game, which is ranked 187th and 29th 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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