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Joe Catalano

Monday, February 20, 2017 6:05 PM GMT

It doesn't get any more lopsided than this as Dwayne Bacon and his 17th ranked Florida State Seminoles look to "Bring Home the Bacon" in the form if an inter-conference victory as Boston College simply doesn't have the talent to compete with the Noles. Will we see a big performance from FSU to cover the spread?

  Boston College Eagles vs Florida State Seminoles  

 

Tight Race in the ACC

With teams just a game or two ahead of the Seminoles in the conference, every game is important. Let's not take anything for granted as we saw an Oregon State team pull off a huge upset in the Pac-12 and this is a team that hadn't won an inter-conference game all season long.

Florida State will look to avoid that from happening as they possess quality victories over Duke, Virginia, and Florida, but are riding a 2 game losing streak. Can the Noles shrug off these recent losses and get back on track? It's imperative for their psychological state that they do as they play in one of the toughest conferences in the country.

 

Not Ready Yet!

Indeed, sophomore guard Dwayne Bacon made the wise decision of withdrawing from the NBA Draft after a great freshman campaign. This is a guy with the size and all of the tools to be successful at the next level but he's not ready.

So far this season, he leads FSU at 16.8 points and 3.9 rebounds per game and has been a tough defender. However, Bacon is coming off of a scoreless game in an 80-66 loss to Pittsburgh. In order for Florida State to be successful, they need Bacon's production and look for a bounce back effort here against a weak Boston College defense as he'll likely see a ton of playing time.

For Boston College, they've had a tough schedule, but have been unable to get on any type of run as they're currently on a 10 game losing streak.Look for guard Jerome Robinson to continue to "be selfish" and take unnecessary shots as B.C. need's some type of production to counteract the Florida State attack. Robinson is averaging 19.1 points per game but is coming off of a 3 of 12 shooting effort in a loss to Notre Dame.

Florida State is the clear-cut NCAA basketball pick despite laying a ton of points.

 Free NCAAB Pick: Florida State Seminoles -18.5Best Line Offered: at BetOnline

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