Boston College Eagles vs Duke Blue Devils NCAAB Betting Prediction

Boston College Eagles vs Duke Blue Prediction 2/10/2024

The Boston College Eagles (13-9) travel to face off against the Duke Blue Devils (17-5) on Saturday, February 10th. This game will be played at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham and televised on ESPN. Duke is coming off a win in their previous game, while Boston College is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Florida State. Tip-off is set for 2:00 ET.

Boston College Eagles vs Duke Blue Devils

The Boston College Eagles Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After losing to Florida State, Boston College’s record now stands at 13-9. They have gone 4-7 in Atlantic Coast Conference play and 9-2 in non-conference action. On the road, the Eagles are 4-4 this season, and they have gone 5-5 in their last 10 road games.

As the underdog, Boston College has gone 3-6 this season, and they are 13-point underdogs heading into their matchup with Duke. Their average scoring margin on the road this season is -0.6 points per game, and their record as the underdog is 3-6.

Against the spread, Boston College has gone 9-11-2 this season, including a 3-3-2 mark on the road. As the underdog, the Eagles are 3-4-2 vs. the spread this year and 0-1-2 in their last three games as the underdog. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Boston College is 3-5-2 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record in Boston College games is 12-9-1. So far, the average over/under line in their games is 144.5 and their games have averaged 147.8 points. Today’s over/under line is set at 150.5. Currently, 18 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 132 points. On the season, their games have finished with an average of 3.3 more points than today’s over/under line.

The Duke Blue Devils Are Coming Off A Win

With a record of 17-5, Duke has been playing well this season. They are currently on a two-game winning streak and have a record of 12-2 at home. Over their last 10 games at home, they have gone 9-1.

So far this season, Duke has been favored in 20 of their 22 games. In those games, they have gone 16-4. Their average scoring margin at home is +17.1, compared to +3.3 on the road.

As the favorite this season, Duke has a record of 10-10 vs. the spread. In their last 10 games as the favorite, the Blue Devils are 5-5 vs. the spread. At home this year, Duke has an ATS mark of 8-6.

This season, Duke’s over/under record is 11-9-1. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 149.4 points, which is slightly higher than the average over/under line of 146.1. Today’s over/under line of 150.5 is higher than the average scoring total in their last three games (148 points) and their last five games (147 points). Over their last 10 games, Duke’s over/under record is 5-4.

Boston College Offense Breakdown

In their most recent game, the Boston College offense put up just 62 points vs. the Florida State Seminoles. Overall, they are now averaging 75.7 points per game which is 159th in the country. The team’s top scorer is Quinten Post, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 16.4, while Claudell Harris Jr. also carries a PPG average of 14 into the game.

Quinten Post (F) 16.4 7.8 2.8
Claudell Harris Jr. (G) 14.0 3.1 1.9
Jaeden Zackery (G) 11.6 3.2 4.3

Duke Offense Breakdown

Against Notre Dame, the Duke had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 80.7 points per game. They scored 71 points and posted a field goal percentage of 43.3% in the game. Currently leading the team in scoring is Kyle Filipowski who comes into today’s matchup averaging 17.3. Jeremy Roach also heads into the game with a PPG average of 13.9.

Kyle Filipowski (C) 17.3 8.5 2.8
Jeremy Roach (G) 13.9 2.4 2.9
Jared McCain (G) 12.8 4.5 1.6

Boston College Team Defense

At present, the Eagles’ defense is nationally ranked 178th, allowing 72.1 points per game. Against Florida State, the Eagles’ defense gave up 63 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Florida State only made 6 free-throws.

Duke Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Duke defense is giving up an average of 67.7 points per contest. Against Notre Dame in their most recent game, the Duke defense gave up a total of 53 points while allowing Notre Dame to hit 43% of their shots.

Eagles vs Blue Devils Trends

  • Across their last five road contests, Boston College has a 2-1-2 record vs the spread. Their overall mark in these games was 2-3, while averaging 72 points per game.
  • When looking at their past five home matchups, Duke has an ATS record of 1-3 while averaging 77 per game. The team went 4-1 overall in these games.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the underdog, the Eagles have a straight up record of 3-7. But, their mark vs the spread was just 3-5-2.
  • Through their last five matchups as the betting favorite, the Blue Devils have a good straight up record, but their ATS mark is just 2-3.

Eagles vs Blue Devils Prediction

For a point-spread wager in this Blue Devils vs. Blue Devils game, we suggest taking the Blue Devils at -12.5. Even though our predictions have the Blue Devils winning 74-69, we see the Eagles as the better choice on the point-spread.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 150.5 and given that our model is projecting 143 points between the teams, we like the under.

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