Boston College vs. NC State - 3/7/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
NC State Wolfpack (21-10) at Boston College Eagles (18-14)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 2:00 pm (Barclays Center)
The Line: NC State Wolfpack -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Boston College Eagles and NC State Wolfpack meet Wednesday in the college basketball ACC Tournament at the Barclays Center.
The Boston College Eagles look for another victory after beating the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Tuesday. The Boston College Eagles are averaging 76.2 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 73.6 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Jerome Robinson is averaging 20.7 points and 3.4 assists while Ky Bowman is averaging 16.9 points and 6.7 rebounds. Jordan Chatman is the third double-digit scorer and Nik Popovic is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Boston College Eagles are shooting 36.3 percent from beyond the arc and 73.6 percent from the free throw line. The Boston College Eagles are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.4 rebounds per game. The Boston College Eagles have split their last six neutral site games.
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The NC State Wolfpack enter this tournament winning five of their last six games. The NC State Wolfpack are averaging 81 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 73.9 points on 46.3 percent shooting. Allerik Freeman is averaging 15.3 points and 2.5 assists while Omer Yurtseven is averaging 13.6 points and 6.8 rebounds. Torin Dorn is the third double-digit scorer and Braxton Beverly is dishing four assists. The NC State Wolfpack are shooting 36.7 percent from beyond the arc and 70.5 percent from the free throw line. The NC State Wolfpack are allowing 31.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.2 rebounds per game. The NC State Wolfpack have lost two of their last three neutral site games.
The Eagles are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games and 4-12 ATS in their last 16 neutral site games. The Wolfpack are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a straight up win, 5-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. Atlantic Coast and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The under is 4-1 in Wolfpack last 5 neutral site games and the over is 12-3-1 in Eagles last 16 overall.
The NC State Wolfpack just smoked Boston College a couple of weeks ago by 16 points, and they head into this game playing really good basketball. In its last five games, NC State is shooting 48.8 percent from the field and outscoring teams by more than nine points. You also factor in the rest advantage and the fact the Boston College Eagles have struggled with consistency all year, and you have to really like the Wolfpack and the small line. I'll lay the bucket.