NCAA Matchups  >>  Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Boston College Eagles Preview 11/17/2012

The Virginia Tech Hokies and the Boston College Eagles will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Alumni Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Hokies listed as 8½-point favorites versus the Eagles, while the game's total is sitting at 49.
Virginia Tech was a 28-22 loser in their most recent outing at home against Florida State. They covered the 13-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (50) made winners of OVER bettors.
Boston College was a 21-6 loser in its last match at home against Notre Dame. They covered the 20-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 27 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

CURRENT STREAK:
Virginia Tech has lost 3 straight games.
Boston College has lost 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Virginia Tech: 4-6 SU, 3-7 ATS
Boston College: 2-8 SU, 3-7 ATS
VIRGINIA TECH MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 8-2
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 5-5

BOSTON COLLEGE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 4-6


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Virginia Tech is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boston College
Virginia Tech is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Boston College
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Virginia Tech's last 14 games on the road
Virginia Tech is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston College's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston College's last 9 games when playing Virginia Tech
Boston College is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Virginia Tech
Boston College is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games

NEXT UP:
Virginia Tech home to Virginia, Saturday, November 24
Boston College at North Carolina State, Saturday, November 24