Boston College vs. Wake Forest - 3/7/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wake Forest Demon Deacons (13-17) at Boston College Eagles (11-18)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Conte Forum)
The Line: Boston College Eagles -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons and Boston College Eagles meet Saturday at the Silvio Conte Forum.
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons look for a win after losing four of their last five. On the season, Wake Forest is averaging 68.9 points on 42 percent shooting and is allowing 71.6 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Codi Miller-McIntyre is averaging 13.9 points and 4.1 assists while Devin Thomas is averaging 11.8 points and 8.9 rebounds. Konstantinos Mitoglou is grabbing 4.5 rebounds and Mitchell Wilbekin is dishing 1.7 assists. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons have five players averaging at least 7.6 points, and they’re shooting 63.7 percent from the line and 33.6 percent from deep. Defensively, Wake Forest is allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 70 or more points in five of its last seven.
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The Boston College Eagles look for a third straight victory. On the season, Boston College is averaging 65.4 points on 44.5 percent shooting and is allowing 67.2 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Olivier Hanlan is averaging 19.4 points and 4.1 assists while Aaron Brown is averaging 15.1 points and 3.2 rebounds. Patrick Heckmann is dishing 2.8 assists and Dennis Clifford is grabbing 5.4 rebounds. The Boston College Eagles have five players averaging at least 7.1 points, and they’re shooting 70.4 percent from the line and 31.9 percent from deep. Defensively, BC is allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and has given up 70 or more points in six of its last nine.
The Demon Deacons are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 8-3-1 ATS in their last 12 games vs. a team with a losing S.U. record. The Eagles are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games and 4-9 ATS in their last 13 home games vs. a team with a losing road record. The Demon Deacons are 8-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
Boston College has put together solid back-to-back games while Wake Forest continues to fall apart. I'll take the home team on senior day andlay the bucket.