Florida State vs. Boston College - 3/8/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boston College Eagles (7-24) at Florida State Seminoles (18-12)
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 2:30 pm (Alltel Arena)
The Line: Florida State Seminoles -13 -- Over/Under: 138 See the Latest Odds
The Florida State Seminoles and the Boston College Eagles face off on Tuesday in opening round ACC Tournament college basketball action.
The Florida State Seminoles are 18-12 this season and they have won their last two games. Florida State is averaging 77.5 points per game and they are shooting 46.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 73.3 points and their opponents are shooting 43.8 percent. Dwayne Bacon leads the Seminoles averaging 15.8 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. Malik Beasley is averaging 15.7 points and 5.3 rebounds, Xavier Ranthan-Mayes is averaging 11.8 points, and Devon Bookert is averaging 9.3 points. Florida State is 4-1 in neutral site games and 8-10 in the ACC.
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The Boston College Eagles are 7-24 this season and they are winless in the ACC this year. BC is averaging 61.1 points per game and they are shooting 40.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 69.9 points and their opponents are shooting 45.5 percent. Eli Carter leads the Eagles averaging 15.8 points per game. Jerome Robinson is averaging 11.9 points, Dennis Clifford is averaging 9.8 points and 7.3 rebounds, and A.J. Turner is averaging 5.8 points. Boston College is 1-3 in neutral site games.
Florida State is 2-5 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games, and 13-3-1 against the spread against a team with a losing record. Boston College is 5-1-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the spread, 6-13-1 against the spread against the ACC, and 2-5 against the spread following a double-digit home loss. Boston College is 2-5-1 against the point spread in their last eight games against Florida State.
This is a decent size number for a disappointing team so while Florida State wins, Boston College covers.