Boston College Eagles vs North Carolina NCAAB Betting Prediction

Boston College Eagles vs North Carolina Prediction 2/24/2024

The Boston College Eagles (15-11) travel to face off against the North Carolina State Wolfpack (16-10) on Saturday, February 24th. This game will be played at PNC Arena in Raleigh and televised on ACCN. Both Boston College and North Carolina State will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 2:00 ET.

Boston College Eagles vs North Carolina State Wolfpack

The Boston College Eagles Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After losing to Florida State, Boston College’s record now stands at 15-11. They have gone 6-9 in Atlantic Coast Conference play compared to 9-2 in non-conference games. On the road, the Eagles are 4-6 compared to 11-5 at home.

So far this season, Boston College has been the underdog in 11 games, going 3-8 in those matchups. They have gone 12-3 when favored. In their last 10 games on the road, the Eagles have gone 4-6.

As the underdog this season, Boston College has gone just 3-6-2 against the spread. On the road, their ATS record is 3-5-2, including a mark of 1-2 over their last 3 road games. Overall, the Eagles are 11-13-2 vs. the spread this year.

Today’s over/under line of 149 is very close to the average over/under line in Boston College’s games this season (145.2). So far, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Recently, their games have been even higher scoring with an average of 162 points in their last three games.

The North Carolina State Wolfpack Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

North Carolina State has been a much better team at home this season, going 11-4 compared to 5-6 on the road. Their average scoring margin at home is +10.1 compared to -3.5 on the road.

Over their last 10 games at home, the Wolfpack are 6-4, including a 2-3 record over their last five games.

North Carolina State has an ATS record of 11-14-1 this season and they are 7-8 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Wolfpack are just 3-7 ATS. In their last 3 home games, they have failed to cover the spread.

North Carolina State’s over/under record for the season is 15-10-1. The average over/under line in their games is 146.5 and their games have averaged 147.2 points. So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 149. In their last three games, the over is 3-0 with an average of 162 points.

Boston College Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Boston College offense put up 76 points against Florida State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 51.9% and made 9 threes. Offensively, the Eagles have a season long field goal percentage of 46%, which is 94th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 86th in percentage and 115th in three-pointers made.

Quinten Post (F) 16.3 7.7 3.0
Claudell Harris Jr. (G) 14.0 3.3 2.1
Jaeden Zackery (G) 11.8 3.2 4.3

North Carolina State Offense Breakdown

The North Carolina State offense is coming off a game in which they scored 83 points vs. Syracuse. Overall their field goal percentage was 46.4% while connecting on 7 threes. Leading the team in scoring is DJ Horne, who is averaging 17.7 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, D.J. Burns also maintains a PPG average of 12 heading into game.

DJ Horne (G) 17.7 3.3 2.5
D.J. Burns (F) 12.0 4.2 2.6
Casey Morsell (G) 11.3 2.9 1.7

Boston College Team Defense

Boston College’s defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 73.2 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Boston College’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 45.0% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 35.4% this season.

North Carolina State Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the North Carolina State defense is giving up an average of 71.5 points per contest. Against Syracuse in their most recent game, the North Carolina State defense gave up a total of 87 points while allowing Syracuse to hit 45% of their shots.

Eagles vs Wolfpack Trends

  • Through their last five road contests, the Eagles offense has averaged 70 points per game while allowing an average of 77. Boston College posted an overall record of 1-4 while going 1-2-2 ATS.
  • Through their last five home games, North Carolina State has an ATS record of just 2-2-1. However, their overall record was 2-3 while averaging 72 points per game.
  • The last ten games that Boston College was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 3-5-2 while going 3-7 straight up.
  • As the betting favorite, the Wolfpack have an ATS mark of just 0-3 in their last three games. North Carolina State posted a straight up mark of 1-2 in these matchups.

Eagles vs Wolfpack Prediction

For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Wolfpack to secure the win, with an expected final score of 75-68. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 149 and given that our model is projecting 143 points between the teams, we like the under.

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