Miami Hurricanes vs Boston College Eagles NCAAB Betting Prediction

Miami (FL) Hurricanes vs Boston College Prediction 2/17/2024

The Miami (FL) Hurricanes (15-10) travel to face off against the Boston College Eagles (14-10) on Saturday, February 17th. This game will be played at Silvio Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill and televised on ACCN. Boston College is coming off a win in their previous game, while Miami (FL) is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Clemson. Tip-off is set for 4:00 ET.

Miami (FL) Hurricanes vs Boston College Eagles

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

Heading into their matchup with Boston College, Miami (FL) has lost three straight games and is 15-10 overall this season. The Hurricanes have gone 6-8 in Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) play, compared to 9-2 in non-conference games.

On the road, Miami (FL) has struggled this season, going just 2-7. Over their last 10 road games, the Hurricanes have gone 2-8, and their average scoring margin on the road is -9.4 points per game.

As the underdog this season, Miami (FL) has gone 4-4-1 vs. the spread. On the road, the Hurricanes have an ATS mark of 3-5-1 this year and they are just 0-3 ATS in their last three road games. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Miami (FL) has posted an ATS record of 4-5-1.

This season, the over/under record for Miami (FL) games is 11-14 and today’s line of 150.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (153.2). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is just 126 points, which is lower than today’s OU line. So far, 12 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line.

The Boston College Eagles Are Coming Off A Win

As a team, Boston College has been better at home this season, going 10-5 compared to 4-5 on the road. Their average scoring margin at home is +6.5 compared to -2.2 on the road.

So far this season, the Eagles have been favored in 14 of their 24 games, going 11-3 in those matchups. In their last game, they beat Louisville by a score of 89-77.

Overall, Boston College has an ATS record of 10-12-2 this season. At home, the Eagles are 7-8 vs. the spread. In their last three home games, they are 2-1 ATS and over their last 10 as the favorite, they have a mark of 4-6.

So far this season, the over/under record in Boston College games is 13-10-1. The average scoring total in their games is 148.5 points compared to an average over/under line of 144.8, a difference of 3.7 points. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 145 points.

Miami (FL) Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the Miami (FL) offense tallied 60 points in a matchup against Clemson. Their field goal percentage for the game was 37.3%, and they made 12 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Norchad Omier, who holds an average of 17.8 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Wooga Poplar is averaging 13.7 points per game this season.

Norchad Omier (F) 17.8 9.9 1.2
Wooga Poplar (G) 13.7 5.0 2.1
Nijel Pack (G) 13.1 2.5 3.5

Boston College Offense Breakdown

Boston College finished with 89 points in their game against Louisville. This total surpasses their season-average of 75.8 points per game. On the offensive front, the Eagles have a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, ranking 108th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 119th in terms of percentage and 146th in three-pointers made.

Quinten Post (F) 16.1 7.8 2.9
Claudell Harris Jr. (G) 14.3 3.0 1.9
Jaeden Zackery (G) 11.5 3.2 4.3

Miami (FL) Team Defense

On the defensive side, Miami (FL) is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 72.0 points per game. So far, the Miami (FL) defense is giving up an average of 8.6 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.3 times per game (618th).

Boston College Team Defense

The Eagles’ defense is presently ranked 187th nationally, allowing an average of 72.6 points per contest. Boston College’s three-point defense is currently 180th in the country at 7.7 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 44.3% of their shots vs. Boston College.

Hurricanes vs Eagles Trends

  • When looking at their past three road matchups, Miami (FL) has an ATS record of 0-3 while averaging 55 per game. The team went 0-3 overall in these games.
  • In their last five games at home, the Eagles have a straight up record of 1-4 while going 1-2-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 66 points per game in these contests.
  • As the betting underdog, the Hurricanes have an ATS mark of just 2-3 in their last five games. Miami (FL) posted a straight up mark of 0-5 in these matchups.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Eagles have gone 4-6 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 7-3.

Hurricanes vs Eagles Prediction

Not only do we have the Eagles winning this one by a score of 75-68, but we see them covering the spread. Our pick is to grab the Eagles at -1.5.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 150.5, and our model predicts the Hurricanes and Eagles to score a combined 143 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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