North Carolina State vs. Boston College - 2/20/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boston College Eagles (16-11) at North Carolina State Wolfpack (18-9)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm (PNC Arena)
The Line: North Carolina State Wolfpack -7 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Boston College Eagles and NC State Wolfpack meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the PNC Arena.
The Boston College Eagles could use a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Boston College Eagles are averaging 75.8 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 72.6 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Jerome Robinson is averaging 21 points and 3.1 assists while Ky Bowman is averaging 16.4 points and seven rebounds. Jordan Chatman is the third double-digit scorer and Nik Popovic is grabbing 6.4 rebounds. The Boston College Eagles are shooting 36.9 percent from beyond the arc and 74.7 percent from the free throw line. The Boston College Eagles are allowing 35.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.7 rebounds per game. The Boston College Eagles have lost five of their last six road games.
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The NC State Wolfpack look for another victory after winning five of their last seven games. The NC State Wolfpack are averaging 81 points on 46.6 percent shooting and allowing 74.3 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Allerik Freeman is averaging 14.6 points and 2.4 assists while Omer Yurtseven is averaging 13.8 points and 6.8 rebounds. Torin Dorn is the third double-digit scorer and Braxton Beverly is dishing 3.9 assists. The NC State Wolfpack are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 70.2 percent from the free throw line. The NC State Wolfpack are allowing 32.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.5 rebounds per game. The NC State Wolfpack have won five of their last seven home games.
The Eagles are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 road games. The Wolfpack are 3-10 ATS in their last 13 games following a ATS win and 5-11 ATS in their last 16 games following a straight up win. The Eagles are 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings in NC State, 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings and the home team is 12-2 ATS in the last 14 meetings.
The home team has won eight of the last 10 meetings between Boston College and NC State. The NC State Wolfpack have been a problem at home this season where they're outscoring teams by over 15 points while shooting 50 percent from the field. The Boston College Eagles have lost five of their last six on the road and are allowing 48.1 percent shooting from the field and 42.2 percent from deep on the road overall. Boston College is allowing 50.4 percent shooting in its last five games. Hard not to side with the NC State Wolfpack in a comfortable victory.