Boston College Eagles vs Miami (FL) NCAAB Betting Prediction

Boston College Eagles vs Miami (FL) Prediction 3/6/2024

The Boston College Eagles (15-14) travel to face off against the Miami (FL) Hurricanes (15-14) on Wednesday, March 6th. This game will be played at Watsco Center in Coral Gables and televised on ESPNU. Both Boston College and Miami (FL) will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 ET.

Boston College Eagles vs Miami (FL) Hurricanes

The Boston College Eagles Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

With a 15-14 record, Boston College is currently on a four-game losing streak. They have gone 6-12 in Atlantic Coast Conference games and 9-2 in non-conference games. On the road, the Eagles have gone 4-7 this season, and they are currently on a three-game losing streak away from home.

For the season, Boston College has been the underdog in 14 of their games, going 3-11 in those contests. They are 12-3 when they have been favored. In their last game, the Eagles lost to Pittsburgh by a score of 90-65.

As the underdog, Boston College has struggled against the spread this season, going just 3-9-2. Their overall ATS record is 11-16-2, and they are 3-6-2 vs. the spread on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Eagles have gone just 1-7-2. On the road, their ATS mark is 3-5-2.

This season, the over/under record for Boston College games is 18-10-1, and today’s over/under line of 151.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this season (144.7). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 with an average scoring total of 148 points.

The Miami (FL) Hurricanes Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After falling to North Carolina by a score of 75-71, the Miami (FL) Hurricanes are 15-14 overall and 6-12 in Atlantic Coast Conference action. They have lost seven straight games, and their record at home this season is 13-5.

So far, Miami has been favored in 17 of its 29 games, going 13-4 in those contests. The Hurricanes are favored by 4.5 points tonight and have an average scoring margin of +11.1 points per game at home.

Against the spread, Miami is 14-13-2 this season. At home, the Hurricanes are 10-7-1 vs. the spread. In their last 10 games as the favorite, Miami has gone 4-5-1 vs. the spread.

On the season, the over/under record in Miami games is 13-16 and today’s over/under line of 151.5 is below the average over/under line in their games of 152.8. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 146 points.

Boston College Offense Breakdown

In contrast to their season average of 75.3 points per game, the Boston College had a below average performance. They scored 65 points against Pittsburgh and had a field goal percentage of 43.5%. Leading Boston College in scoring vs. Pittsburgh was Quinten Post with his 30 points. Devin McGlockton also added 10 points for the Eagles.

Quinten Post (F) 16.7 7.9 2.9
Claudell Harris Jr. (G) 13.1 3.2 2.1
Jaeden Zackery (G) 11.6 3.1 4.2

Miami (FL) Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the Miami (FL) offense tallied 71 points in a matchup against North Carolina. Their field goal percentage for the game was 39.3%, and they made 14 threes. Norchad Omier was the leading scorer for the Hurricanes, putting up 22 points. In addition, Bensley Joseph contributed 21 points.

Norchad Omier (F) 17.3 9.5 1.2
Wooga Poplar (G) 13.7 4.9 2.1
Matthew Cleveland (G) 13.7 6.0 1.7

Boston College Team Defense

The Eagles’ defense is presently ranked 225th nationally, allowing an average of 74.0 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Boston College’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 45.3% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 36.0% this season.

Miami (FL) Team Defense

Currently, the Hurricanes’ defense holds the 205th rank in the nation, allowing 73.3 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 9.4 threes per game vs. Boston College. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.5%.

Eagles vs Hurricanes Trends

  • In their last three games away from home, the Eagles have a straight up record of 0-3 while going 0-3 vs. the spread. The team averaged 70 points per game in this stretch.
  • Although Miami (FL) has a straight up record of 2-8 in their last ten home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 4-5-1. The team averaged 67 points per game in these games.
  • As the betting underdog, the Eagles have an ATS mark of just 0-3 in their last three games. Boston College posted a straight up mark of 0-3 in these matchups.
  • Through their previous five contests as the betting favorite, the Hurricanes have a strong record of 3-2. Their record vs the spread in these matchups is 2-2-1.

Eagles vs Hurricanes Prediction

The Hurricanes is our pick to not only win with a projected score of 76-68. But we also favor them to cover the spread. Our bet is on the Hurricanes at -4.5.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 151.5, and our model predicts the Eagles and Hurricanes to score a combined 144 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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