Columbia at BC 12/12/18 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Game: Boston College Eagles vs Columbia Lions
Date & Time: 12/13/2018, 12:00 AM UTC
Latest Odds: BC -14 Total 152
TV Channel: ACC

The Columbia Lions visit Silvio Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts on Wednesday to play the Boston College Eagles. Columbia improved to 3-6 on the season and won its second straight with a 74-71 victory over Iona on Sunday at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The Lions were led by Jake Killingsworth who scored 14 points. Columbia sank five free throws over the last 30 seconds to preserve the win.

Boston College had its most recent outing against Texas A&M cancelled due to a mechanical issue with the chartered plane the Eagles were going to use and bad weather complicated the issue. The Eagles last to Providence in overtime in the most recent game played a week ago. The Eagles were led in the overtime loss by Jordan Chatman with 28 points and Ky Bowman and Wynston Tabbs with 17 apiece.
Mike Smith leads Columbia in scoring and assists with averages of 15.8 points and 5.0 assists per game. Two other players are averaging double figures in scoring for the Lions. Randy Brumant is the leading rebounder with an average of 7.6 per game. Columbia is shooting 46.2% from the field and 38.8% from 3-point territory.

Ky Bowman leads the Eagles in scoring and assists with averages of 19.1 points and 3.6 assists per game. Steffon Mitchell leads BC in rebounding with an average of 9.3 per game. Four players average double figures in scoring for the Eagles. Boston College is shooting 45.8% from the field and 30.4% from 3-point territory.

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Betting Trends

Columbia is 3-1-1 ATS in its last 5 non-Ivy League games

The OVER has cashed in 6 of the Lions last 8 on the road

Boston College is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 following a loss straight up

The OVER has cashed in each of the Eagles last 7 on Wednesday

Free NCAA Basketball Pick: Boston College Eagles -14

Columbia has won two straight, but Boston College has far more talent on its roster with Jordan Chatman, Ky Bowman and Steffon Mitchell amongst others. Boston College has covered the number in 5 of its last 7 following a game in which the Eagles scored 90 or more points. Columbia has its problems on the road failing to cover in 6 of the last 8 away from home. Final Score Prediction, Boston College Eagles win and cover ATS 85-69.

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