Florida State vs. Boston College - 2/18/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boston College Eagles (9-15) at Florida State Seminoles (14-12)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Tucker Center)
The Line: Florida State Seminoles -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Boston College Eagles and Florida State Seminoles play Wednesday at the Donald L. Tucker Center.
The Boston College Eagles look for their second road win and to snap a six-game losing streak. On the season, Boston College is averaging 64.9 points on 43.4 percent shooting and is allowing 66.7 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Olivier Hanlan is averaging 18.1 points and 4.5 assists while Aaron Brown is averaging 14.8 points and 3.3 rebounds. Patrick Heckmann is dishing 2.6 assists and Dennis Clifford is grabbing five rebounds. The Boston College Eagles have five players averaging at least seven points, and they’re shooting 69.7 percent from the line and 31.3 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, Boston College is allowing 32.7 percent shooting from deep and has given up 70 or more points in five of its last six games.
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The Florida State Seminoles hope to keep rolling with wins in four of their last six games. On the season, FSU is averaging 68.2 points on 46.4 percent shooting and is allowing 67.5 points on 41.4 percent shooting. Xavier Rathan-Mayes is averaging 13.6 points and 4.5 assists while Montay Brandon is averaging 12.3 points and 5.4 rebounds. Devon Bookert is the third double-digit scorer and Phil Cofer is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Florida State Seminoles have five players averaging at least 6.6 points, and they’re shooting 66.9 percent from the line and 29.9 percent from downtown. Defensively, FSU is allowing 33.1 percent shooting from deep and has given up 65 or less points in four of its last five games. Jarquez Smith is questionable with a knee injury.
The Eagles are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games following a S.U. loss. The Seminoles are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 home games and 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Florida State.
Florida State has all of sudden flipped a siwtch and is not only winning games outright, but has covered seven of its last eight games. Expect FSU to keep things going and cover the reasonable chalk here.