ACC Tournament - Boston College Eagles take on Hurricanes in NCAA basketball test
Boston College Eagles vs Miami Hurricanes Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Boston College Eagles travelling to Miami Friday to take on the Hurricanes.
The ACC Tournament battle is part of the annual season-ending league tournament. The winner gets an automatic berth in the Madness, while all teams are trying to prove they deserve a spot. This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Greensboro Coliseum.
The Hurricanes are 24-6 so far on the season, and 16-9-2 ATS vs. the number. The Eagles, meanwhile, are 16-16 and 15-12-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Miami go 9-15-1 and the Eagles go 17-8 on the totals.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Miami Hurricanes as 7.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 9 (Hurricanes) and the No. 296 (Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 75-65 result in favor of the Hurricanes has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Eagles rank No. 297 in NCAA Division 1 with 31.6 per game. That compares with Miami’s No. 119 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Miami is college basketball's No. 120-ranked team at 6.6 per game, while the Eagles rate No. 82 with 7.1 per game.
Defensively, Boston College features the nation's No. 252-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.6 points per game. Miami, meanwhile, comes in at No. 173 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Boston College, they were an 84-64 winner as they battled Georgia Tech at home. They covered in the match as a 1.5-point underdog. The battle between the Eagles and Yellow Jackets didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Georgia Tech was handed an 84-64 defeat on Thursday at Greensboro Coliseum.
Miami was a 62-49 winner in its last match at home against Clemson. They failed to cover the 13.5-point spread as favorites. Clemson was victimized for 23 points and 12 rebounds by Kenny Kadji as the Hurricanes bested the Tigers 62-49 in college basketball action on Saturday.
Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
After playing Georgia Tech are 8-2
After a win are 5-5
Miami Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
After playing Clemson are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
A few Eagles at Hurricanes trends to consider:
Miami is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston College
Miami is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games when playing Boston College
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games