Boston College Eagles vs. Harvard Crimson - 11/22/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Harvard Crimson (1-2) at Boston College Eagles (2-0)
College Basketball: Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 12:30 pm (Conte Forum)
The Line: Boston College Eagles -4.5 -- Over/Under: 134 See the Latest Odds
The Harvard Crimson will travel to play the Boston College Eagles in a non-conference battle.
The Boston College Eagles are 2-0 and are coming off of a win against Central Connecticut by a score of 82-57. Boston College was up 12 at the half, but pulled away in the second half for the blowout. Eli Carter led the way for Boston College with 18 points and 5 assists. Dennis Clifford led Boston College in rebounding with 9 rebounds, while adding 9 points. Boston College out rebounded their opponent by a total of 41-34 and had 17 assists in the victory. Boston College is averaging 78.5 points per game while giving up 53 points per game. Boston College is also averaging 45 rebounds per game and 13 assists per game. Eli Carter is the leading scorer for Boston College this season with 20.5 points per game. Dennis Clifford is the leading rebounder this season for Boston College with 10 rebounds per game. Boston College is shooting 48.7% on free throws, 41.9% on three-pointers, and 48.4% on all field goal attempts.
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The Harvard Crimson are 1-2 and are coming off of a loss against UMASS by a score of 69-63. Harvard pulled within 4 points late in the second half, but that was as close as they could get. Zena Edosomwan led Harvard in scoring with 18 points and also led in rebounding with 15 rebounds. Harvard out rebounded their opponent by a total of 42-39 and had 10 assists in the defeat. Harvard is averaging 62 points per game while giving up 72.5 points per game. Harvard is also averaging 42 rebounds per game and 12.3 assists per game. Zena Edosomwan is the leading player for Harvard with 12.3 points per game and 12.3 rebounds per game this season. Corey Johnson has also scored 10.3 points per game this season. Harvard is shooting 66.1% on free throws, 30.6% on three-pointers, and 39.8% on all field goal attempts.
Harvard is 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games against the ACC. Harvard is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 non-conference games. The under is 6-0 in Harvard’s last 6 games against the ACC. Boston College is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 non-conference games. Boston College is 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games against the Ivy League. The under is 7-2 in Boston College’s last 9 non-conference games. Harvard is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 meetings with Boston College.
Boston College is coming into this game playing some great defense on the year. Harvard has struggled a little bit on the offensive side and I think this will be another tough game for them. I like Boston College to get the win here.