PITT at BC 2/12/19 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions
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Pittsburgh Panthers vs. BC Eagles
NFL: 7:00 PM EST
Feb. 12, 2019
Latest Odds : BC -3 Total 142
The Pittsburgh Panthers visit Silvio Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts to play the Boston College Eagles in an ACC showdown. The Panthers fell to 12-12 on the season following a 79-76 loss to North Carolina State on Saturday. Pittsburgh battled back from a 14-point deficit only to come up short in the end. Freshman Xavier Johnson led the Panthers in the loss with 17 points.
Boston College is 11-11 on the season following tis 67-56 loss to Syracuse on Saturday. The Eagles rally late in the game came up short after trailing by as many as 20 points during the second half. Ty Bowman led the rally and the Eagles with 21 points even though he sat out the first five minutes of the game for violating team rules.
Xavier Johnson leads Pitt in scoring and assists with averages of 17.0 points and 4.4 assists per game. Trey McGowens is the second leading scorer with an average of 12.3 points per game. Au’Diese Toney leads the Panthers in rebounding with an average of 5.9. Pitt as a team is shooting 43.3% from the field and 33.2% from 3-point territory.
Ky Bowman leads the Eagles in scoring and assists with averages of 20.3 points and 3.6 assists per game. Steffon Mitchell leads BC in rebounding with an average of 7.7 per game. Four players average double figures in scoring for the Eagles. Boston College is shooting 43.6% from the field and 32.3% from 3-point territory.
Recent Betting Trends:
Pittsburgh is 0-4 ATS in its last 4 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in 36 of the Panthers last 52 on the road
Boston College is 0-4 ATS in its last 4
The OVER has cashed in 26 of the Eagles last 35 at home
Free Betting Pick: Pittsburgh Panthers +3
Pittsburgh has not had much success in ACC play but has covered the number in 4 of the last 5 head-to-head with Boston College. The visiting team (Pittsburgh) has covered the number in 5 of the last 7 between the two. Boston College has failed to cover each of the last 4 at home and 8 of the last 9 on its home court. Final Score Prediction, Boston College Eagles win but fail to cover ATS 73-72.