Betting on today’s Hurricanes and Eagles game? Catch the action at Silvio Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, MA, as the Eagles hosts this showdown at 4:00 ET on ACCN. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 150.5 points, and Boston College is favored by -1 to win at home against Miami (FL).

MIAMI (FL) HURRICANES VS BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Boston College Eagles -1

This game will be played at Silvio Conte Forum at 4:00 ET on Saturday, February 17th.

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 -1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 150.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Can The Hurricanes Secure a Road Victory?

After losing their last game to Clemson by a score of 77-60, Miami (FL) comes into this game with a record of 15-10. Their record in the Atlantic Coast Conference is 6-8, compared to their non-conference record of 9-2. So far this season, the Hurricanes have gone 2-7 on the road, and they have lost three straight games away from home.

As the underdog, Miami (FL) has gone 2-7 this season, and they have gone 13-3 when they are the favorite. They have an average scoring margin of -9.4 points per game on the road, compared to +14.5 at home. So far, they have played 16 games as the favorite.

As the underdog, Miami’s ATS record this season is 4-4-1. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Hurricanes have gone 4-5-1 vs. the spread. On the road, Miami’s ATS mark is 3-5-1 this year and they are 0-3 ATS in their last three road games.

This season, the over/under record for Miami (FL) games is 11-14. So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 150.5. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 126 points.

In their most recent game, the Miami (FL) offense put up just 60 points vs. the Clemson Tigers. Overall, they are now averaging 77.9 points per game which is 92nd in the country. Offensively, the Hurricanes hold a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, placing them 102nd in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 72nd in terms of percentage and 57th in three-pointers made.

Miami (FL)’s defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 72.0 points per game. Miami (FL)’s three-point defense is currently 235th in the country at 8.8 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.8% of their shots vs. Miami (FL).

Will the Eagles Win at Home?

After winning their last game against Louisville by a score of 89-77, Boston College comes into this game with a record of 14-10. They have been much better at home this season, going 10-5 compared to 4-5 on the road. Overall, they have been favored in 14 of their games, going 11-3.

So far this season, the Eagles have a scoring differential of +6.5 points per game at home. Over their last 10 games at home, they have gone 7-3. For the season, they are 5-8 in ACC play compared to 9-2 in non-conference games.

As the favorite this season, Boston College has gone 7-7 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Eagles have an ATS mark of 4-6. At home, BC is 7-8 vs. the spread this year. In their last 10 games at home, the Eagles have a 4-6 ATS record.

Today’s over/under line of 150.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Boston College’s games (144.8). This season, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and their average scoring total in those games is 145 points.

In their latest game, Boston College’s offense looked good, scoring 89 points against Louisville. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 56.7% and made 10/13 free throws. Quinten Post is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 16.1. Meanwhile, Claudell Harris Jr. also brings a PPG average of 14.3 into the game.

The Eagles’ defense is presently ranked 186th nationally, allowing an average of 72.6 points per contest. Against Louisville, the Eagles’ defense gave up 77 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Louisville only made 10 free-throws.