Baylor Bears visit Boston College Eagles in college basketball clash
Baylor Bears vs Boston College Eagles Odds
The Boston College Eagles host Baylor on Thursday, looking to build on their 1-0 mark against the 2-0 Bears in college hoops action at TD Arena.
This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at TD Arena.
The Eagles are 1-0 so far on the season, and 0-0-1 ATS vs. the number. The Bears, meanwhile, are 2-0 and 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Boston College go 0-0 and the Bears go 0-0 on the totals.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Eagles as 13.5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 318-ranked Eagles and the No. 12-rated Bears in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 103-90 win for the Bears on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Boston College's No. 28-rated squad against Baylor's No. 45-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Boston College rates No. 331 in the country with 2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 241 nationally with 4.5 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Baylor owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. Boston College, on the other hand, rates No. 73 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Baylor, they were a 78-47 winner as they battled Jackson State at home. The Bears blew out Jackson State on Sunday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 78-47 win at Ferrell Center.
Last time out for Boston College, they were an 84-70 winner as they battled Florida International at home. They earned a push in the match as a 14-point favorite. Boston College got 29 points and 17 rebounds from Ryan Anderson en route to an 84-70 victory over Florida International on Sunday at Conte Forum.
Baylor Bears Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 9-1
After playing Jackson State are 4-1
After a win are 6-4
Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
After a win are 3-7
A few Bears at Eagles trends to consider:
Boston College is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games
Boston College is 1-5-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Baylor home to College of Charleston, Saturday, November 24
Boston College home to Auburn, Wednesday, November 21