Planning on watching today’s Eagles and Hurricanes game? Catch the action at Watsco Center in Coral Gables, FL, as the Hurricanes hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPNU. The over/under for this Atlantic Coast conference contest is set at 151.5 points, with Miami (FL) being favored by -5.5 at home against Boston College.

BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES VS MIAMI (FL) HURRICANES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Miami (FL) Hurricanes -5.5

This game will be played at Watsco Center at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, March 6th.

WHY BET THE MIAMI (FL) HURRICANES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Hurricanes.
  • Not only will Miami (FL) pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -5.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 151.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Will the Eagles Make it Happen on the Road?

After losing their last game to Pittsburgh by a score of 90-65, Boston College enters this game with a record of 15-14. They are 6-12 in Atlantic Coast Conference play and 9-2 in non-conference games.

On the road, the Eagles have gone 4-7 this season, and they have lost three straight games away from home. Their average scoring margin on the road is -3.5 points per game.

As the underdog, Boston College has struggled vs. the spread this season, going just 3-9-2. Their road ATS mark is 3-6-2, and they are just 1-7-2 in their last 10 games as the underdog.

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

Compared to their season average of 75.3 points per game, Boston College struggled in their previous game. Against Pittsburgh, the Eagles scored 65 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 43.5%. Quinten Post is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 16.7. Meanwhile, Claudell Harris Jr. also brings a PPG average of 13.1 into the game.

At this time, the Eagles’ defense is positioned 228th in the country, permitting 74.0 points per game. Against Pittsburgh, the Eagles’ defense gave up 90 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Pittsburgh only made 2 free-throws.

Does Miami (FL) Have What it Takes at Home?

After losing their most recent game to North Carolina by a score of 75-71, Miami (FL) comes into this game with a 15-14 record. Over their last ten games, the Hurricanes have gone 5-5. So far this season, they have been favored in 17 games and have gone 13-4 in those matchups.

At home this season, Miami (FL) has gone 13-5, and their average scoring margin at home is +11.1. They have lost their last three games at home, and over their last five games at home, they have gone 2-3.

When looking at Miami’s ATS record this season, they are currently 14-13-2. At home, the Hurricanes have an ATS mark of 10-7-1. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Miami has gone 4-5-1 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Miami games is 13-16. Today’s over/under line of 151.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (152.8). In their last three games, the average scoring total is 146 points.

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. For the season, the Miami (FL) offense has struggled to get to the free-throw line, ranking just 336th in terms of free-throw attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 46%.

So far, the Hurricanes’ defense is ranked 208th in the country at 73.3 points per contest. Against North Carolina in their most recent game, the Miami (FL) defense gave up a total of 75 points while allowing North Carolina to hit 44% of their shots.