Boston College Eagles visit Penn State Nittany Lions in college basketball clash

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Nov 28, 9:15 PM | Bryce Jordan Center

Boston College Eagles vs Penn State Nittany Lions Odds

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The Penn State Nittany Lions will hit the floor running against the visiting Boston College Eagles Wednesday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

This season, the Nittany Lions are 3-2 overall and 1-2 ATS ATS, while the Eagles are 2-4 and 1-3-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Penn State boasts a 1-1 on the OU, and Boston College is 2-0.

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Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Penn State Nittany Lions as 3-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Nittany Lions rated this week at No. 261 and the Eagles sitting at No. 297. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 62-59 result in favor of the Eagles.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Eagles is ranked No. 222 in NCAA hoops at 34.2 per game. Contrast that with Penn State’s No. 187 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Penn State is the No. 273-ranked team in the country at 4.8 per game, while Boston College rates No. 91 at 7.2 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Boston College owns the country's No. 285-rated mark, allowing 79 points per game on the highway. Penn State, on the other hand, rates No. 301 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Boston College was a 56-54 loser at home against Bryant. The Eagles endured a 56-54 loss at the hands of the Bulldogs on Sunday, despite a 19-point effort from Olivier Hanlan at Conte Forum.

Penn State was a 60-57 winner in its last match at home against Bucknell. Penn State earned a 60-57 victory over Bucknell on Friday, getting 17 points from Jermaine Marshall at Bryce Jordan Center.

Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Harvard are 6-1
After playing Bryant are 4-0
After a loss are 3-7

Penn State Nittany Lions Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Pennsylvania are 3-3
After playing Bucknell are 7-3
After a win are 2-8

A few Eagles at Nittany Lions trends to consider:
Boston College is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Boston College is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Penn State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Penn State is 6-15 SU in its last 21 games

Next up:
Boston College home to Harvard, Tuesday, December 4
Penn State home to Pennsylvania, Saturday, December 1