Syracuse Orange vs Boston College Eagles NCAAB Betting Prediction

Syracuse Orange vs Boston College Prediction 1/30/2024

The Syracuse Orange (14-6) travel to face off against the Boston College Eagles (12-8) on Tuesday, January 30th. This game will be played at Silvio Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill and televised on ACCN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

Syracuse Orange vs Boston College Eagles

The Syracuse Orange Are Coming Off A Win

For Syracuse, they will be on the road for this game against Boston College. So far this season, Syracuse has gone 3-4 on the road, and their average scoring margin on the road is -3.6 points per game. In their last game, they took down North Carolina State by a score of 77-65.

So far this season, Syracuse has an overall record of 14-6. In Atlantic Coast Conference play, they have gone 5-4. As the underdog, they have gone 2-5, and they have been the underdog in seven of their games this season.

As the underdog this season, Syracuse has an ATS record of just 2-5 and they are just 2-7-1 vs. the spread in their last 10 games as the underdog. On the road, the Orange have gone 3-4 ATS this year and their last 10 road ATS mark is 4-6.

On the season, the over/under record for Syracuse is 9-11 and today’s line of 149 is just below the average over/under line in their games (150.7). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 145 points and their OU record over their last 10 games is 5-5.

The Boston College Eagles Are Coming Off A Win

Throughout the season, Boston College has been much better at home than on the road. The Eagles have gone 8-4 at home compared to 4-4 on the road. Their average scoring margin at home is +6.8, while it is -0.6 on the road.

Following a 61-58 win over Notre Dame, Boston College is now 12-8 overall and 3-6 in Atlantic Coast Conference play. As the favorite, the Eagles are 9-2, and they have been favored in 11 of their 20 games.

As the favorite this season, Boston College has gone just 5-6 against the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Eagles have a record of 4-6. At home, their ATS mark is 5-7 and they are just 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games. Overall, their ATS record this year is 8-10-2.

This season, the over/under record for Boston College games is 11-8-1. So far, the average over/under line in their games is 143.9 and their games have averaged 148.6 points. Today’s over/under line of 149 is higher than the average OU line in their games this year. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 0-3 with an average scoring total of 136 points.

Syracuse Offense Breakdown

The Syracuse offense is coming off a game where they scored 77 points against North Carolina State. They posted a field goal percentage of 44.6% and connected on 7 threes. In terms of offense, the Orange have a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, putting them 243rd in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 282nd in percentage and 246th in three-pointers made.

Judah Mintz (G) 18.5 3.4 4.5
J.J. Starling (G) 12.4 3.5 2.0
Chris Bell (F) 10.8 1.9 0.8

Boston College Offense Breakdown

Against Notre Dame, the Boston College had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 76.2 points per game. They scored 61 points and posted a field goal percentage of 44% in the game. On the offensive front, the Eagles have a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, ranking 146th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 130th in terms of percentage and 165th in three-pointers made.

Quinten Post (F) 16.6 7.4 2.8
Claudell Harris Jr. (G) 14.1 3.0 1.8
Jaeden Zackery (G) 11.5 3.2 4.3

Syracuse Team Defense

At present, the Orange’s defense is nationally ranked 164th, allowing 72.0 points per game. So far, the Syracuse defense is giving up an average of 10.4 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.7 times per game (558th).

Boston College Team Defense

Currently, the Eagles’ defense holds the 175th rank in the nation, allowing 72.4 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.8 threes per game vs. Syracuse. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 35.2%.

Orange vs Eagles Trends

  • Although Syracuse has a straight up record of 1-2 in their last three road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 1-2. The team averaged 67 points per game in these games.
  • Boston College has a 1-2 record in their last three home games. In this stretch, they averaged 70 points per game while allowing 74. The team also performed well vs the spread at 1-0-2.
  • The last five games that Syracuse was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 2-3 while going 2-3 straight up.
  • In their last five contests as the favorite, Boston College has a poor record vs the spread going 2-3. But, they still put together a straight up mark of 5-0.

Orange vs Eagles Prediction

The Eagles is our pick to not only win with a projected score of 75-68. But we also favor them to cover the spread. Our bet is on the Eagles at -3.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 149, and our model projects the Orange and Eagles to reach a combined total of 143 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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