Boston College Eagles home to Virginia Cavaliers in NCAA Basketball betting action
Virginia Cavaliers vs Boston College Eagles Odds
Conte Forum features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Boston College Eagles and the visiting Virginia Cavaliers in college hoops action on Sunday.
The Eagles bring a 12-16 record (12-11-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 20-8 Cavaliers, who are 17-8-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Boston College go 14-7 so far and the Cavaliers go 12-9.
The Cavaliers were listed as 4.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Eagles at No. 288 and the Cavaliers at No. 120 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 75-62 result in favor of the Cavaliers.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Cavaliers is ranked No. 274 in NCAA hoops at 32.3 per game. Contrast that with Boston College’s No. 305 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Boston College is the No. 89-ranked team in the country at 7 per game, while Virginia rates No. 149 at 6.3 per game.
Defensively, Virginia features the nation's No. 48-rated defense on the road, allowing 63.4 points per game. Boston College, meanwhile, comes in at No. 240 nationally in scoring at home.
Virginia was a 73-68 winner in its last match at home against Duke. They covered the 1-point spread as favorites. Joe Harris poured in a team-high 36 points for Virginia on Thursday, as they defeated Duke 73-68 at John Paul Jones Arena.
Boston College was an 82-64 loser in their most recent outing on the road against North Carolina State. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as underdogs. Boston College suffered an 82-64 loss against North Carolina State on Wednesday, getting 16 points from Lonnie Jackson in a losing effort at PNC Arena.
Virginia Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Florida State are 4-6
After playing Duke are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Clemson are 4-6
After playing North Carolina State are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Cavaliers at Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Virginia's last 5 games on the road
Virginia is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston College
Virginia is 4-10-1 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
Virginia is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston College's last 5 games when playing Virginia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston College's last 7 games
Boston College is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston College's last 6 games at home
Virginia at Florida State, Thursday, March 7
Boston College at Clemson, Tuesday, March 5