Planning on watching today’s Seminoles and Eagles game? Catch the action at Silvio Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, MA, as the Eagles hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ACCN. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 151.5 points, and Boston College is favored by -3 to win at home against Florida State.
FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES VS BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Boston College Eagles -3
This game will be played at Silvio Conte Forum at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, February 6th.
WHY BET THE BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Eagles.
- Not only will Boston College pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 151.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.
Will the Seminoles Make it Happen on the Road?
Florida State enters this game with a 12-9 overall record, including a 6-4 mark in Atlantic Coast Conference play. The Seminoles have lost two straight games, including a 101-92 defeat at the hands of Louisville.
So far this season, Florida State has gone 4-4 on the road, and they are 5-4 when listed as the underdog. Through 21 games, their average scoring margin on the road is -1.5 points per game.
Florida State has an ATS record of 11-9-1 this season and they are 5-3 vs. the spread on the road. As the underdog, the Seminoles are 6-3 ATS this year and they have gone 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games as the underdog. Over their last 3 road games, Florida State is 2-1 vs. the spread.
Florida State’s over/under record this season is 12-8-1, and today’s over/under line of 151.5 is similar to the average over/under line in their games (150.9). So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 162 points.
Florida State’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 92 points against Louisville. They had an overall field goal percentage of 51.6% and made 23/35 free throws. Offensively, the Seminoles have a season long field goal percentage of 44%, which is 219th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 309th in percentage and 292nd in three-pointers made.
So far, the Seminoles’ defense is ranked 229th in the country at 74.7 points per contest. The Florida State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 101 points and allowed Louisville to connect on 3 threes.
Will the Eagles Come Through as Home Favorites?
At home this season, Boston College has been a solid team, going 9-4 with an average scoring margin of +6.6 points per game. In their last game, the Eagles defeated Syracuse by a score of 80-75. Over their last 10 games at home, Boston College has gone 6-4.
So far this season, the Eagles have been favored in 12 of their games, going 10-2 in those contests. Overall, they are 13-8 on the year and have won two games in a row. In Atlantic Coast Conference play, Boston College is 4-6 compared to a non-conference record of 9-2.
As the favorite this season, Boston College has gone 6-6 vs. the spread. At home, the Eagles are just 6-7 ATS this year. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, BC has a .500 ATS mark of 5-5.
Today’s over/under line of 151.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Boston College’s games this season (144.1). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 139 points and their OU record in their last 10 games is 5-5.
The Eagles’ offense wrapped up their last game with 80 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 76.4 points per contest. Leading the team in scoring was Claudell Harris Jr. with 19 points. Devin McGlockton also added 15 points for the Eagles.
Coming into today’s game, the Boston College defense is giving up an average of 72.5 points per contest. Against Syracuse, the Eagles’ defense gave up 75 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Syracuse only made 10 free-throws.