Boston College vs. New Mexico - 11/20/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New Mexico Lobos (2-0) at Boston College Eagles (1-1)
College Basketball: Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 5:00 pm (Coliseo Roberto Clemente)
The Line: Boston College Eagles +5.5 -- Over/Under: 133 See the Latest Odds
The Boston College Eagles and the New Mexico Lobos face off on Thursday in San Juan in college basketball action.
The Boston College Eagles are 1-1 so far this season beating New Hampshire and then losing to UMass. BC is averaging 60 points per game shooting 35.5 percent from the floor and 15 percent from beyond the three-point arc. Oliver Hanlan is averaging 17.5 points and 4.5 rebounds, Aaron Brown is averaging 16.5 points, and Will Magarity is averaging 6.5 points. Boston College has a light edge in rebounding over their opponents averaging 34-33 per game.
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The New Mexico Lobos are off to a 2-0 start knocking off Cal State Fullerton and Idaho State. New Mexico is averaging 73 points and they are shooting 45.9 percent from the floor and 38.2 percent from beyond the three-point arc while defensively they are allowing 57 points and their opponents are shooting 38.7 percent. Cullen Neal is averaging 24.5 points, Deshawn Delany is averaging 9.5 points and 6.0 rebounds, Hugh Greenwood is averaging 9.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 4.5 assists, and Obij Aget is averaging 8.5 points and 9.0 rebounds. New Mexico has been outrebounding their opponents 37.5 to 23.
Boston College is 2-5-1 against the spread following a loss, 2-5 against the spread in their last seven neutral site games, and 0-6 against the spread in their last six non-conference games. New Mexico is 14-5 against the spread in their last 19 games, 11-5 against the spread following a win, and 1-4 against the spread in their last five non-conference games.
The total is at 133 and I see this one staying under.