Looking to win big? The Crimson and Eagles face off at 5:00 ET on ACC. The Eagles are hosting the game at Silvio Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, MA. The odds for this non-conference game currently have the Eagles as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 138.5 points.
HARVARD CRIMSON VS BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Boston College Eagles -5
This game will be played at Silvio Conte Forum at 5:00 ET on Saturday, November 18th.
WHY BET THE BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-66 in favor of the Eagles.
- Not only will Boston College pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 138.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.
Taking a Look at the Crimson Chances in Chestnut Hill
After two games, Harvard is currently 2-0. In their last ten road games, which includes last year, Harvard has a record of 6-4. As Harvard enters today’s game, their ATS record stands at 2-0. Looking back to last season, Harvard has gone 5-4 against the spread in their previous ten games.
Up to this point, games involving Harvard have had an average of 150.5 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 140.2 points. Their over/under record is 2-0-0. When assessing the Crimson’s performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 3-0, with their games averaging 82 points per game.
Harvard’s offense is coming off a strong performance vs. Northeastern, finishing the game with a total of 80 points. Their season average is now 81.2 points per game. Leading Harvard in scoring vs. Northeastern was Malik Mack with his 22 points. Chisom Okpara also added 14 points for the Crimson.
So far this season, the Harvard defense has been performing well, ranking 43rd in the country at 64.2 points allowed per contest. Against Northeastern in their most recent game, the Harvard defense gave up a total of 56 points while allowing Northeastern to hit 48% of their shots.
Does Boston College Have What it Takes to Win as Home Favorites?
After defeating Richmond by a score of 68-61 in their previous game, Boston College now holds a perfect 3-0 record. In their last three home games, including those from last year, Boston College has a 2-1 record. Taking a closer look at Boston College’s ATS performance, they enter today’s game with a 2-1 ATS record. When considering their last ten games, including the previous season, Boston College has gone 6-4 vs. the spread.
Boston College’s games have, on average, featured 144.7 points per game leading to an over/under record of 2-1-0. Their average over/under line is currently 136.8 points so far. The Eagles have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 73 points per game and an over/under record of 3-2.
Coming off their recent game, the Boston College offense tallied 68 points in a matchup against Richmond. Their field goal percentage for the game was 37.3%, and they made 7 threes. The team’s top scorer is Quinten Post, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 19.3, while Jaeden Zackery also maintains a PPG average of 12.3 leading up to the game.
In the current season, the Boston College defense has excelled, sitting 66th in the nation by allowing 67.3 points per game. Against Richmond in their most recent game, the Boston College defense gave up a total of 61 points while allowing Richmond to hit 37% of their shots.