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Boston College Eagles vs Terrapins College Hoops Game Preview

Boston College EaglesMaryland Terrapins
Jan 22, 9:00 PM | Comcast Center

Boston College Eagles vs Maryland Terrapins Odds

9-8TEAM RECORD14-4

The Maryland Terrapins will be trying to slam the Boston College Eagles on Tuesday when the teams tip off at Comcast Center in college betting action.

The Terrapins sit at 14-4 (5-6 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Eagles are currently 9-8 (7-5-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Maryland is 3-6 OU, and Boston College is 9-1 OU.

View Boston College vs Maryland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Terrapins installed as 10.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 28-ranked Terrapins and the No. 219-rated Eagles in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 80-69 win for the Terrapins on Tuesday.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Eagles is ranked No. 217 in NCAA hoops at 34.1 per game. Contrast that with Maryland’s No. 1 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Maryland is the No. 257-ranked team in the country at 5.3 per game, while Boston College rates No. 72 at 7.2 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Boston College owns the country's No. 253-rated mark, allowing 73.8 points per game on the highway. Maryland, on the other hand, rates No. 82 in scoring at home.

Boston College was a 60-59 loser in their most recent outing at home against Miami. They covered the 6-point spread as underdogs. Boston College got 17 points from Olivier Hanlan but lost anyway, 60-59, to Miami on Wednesday at Conte Forum.

Last time out for Maryland, they were a 62-52 loser as they battled North Carolina on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 6-point underdog. Maryland suffered a 62-52 loss against North Carolina on Saturday, getting 21 points from Dez Wells in a losing effort at Dean Smith Center.

Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Virginia are 5-5
After playing Miami are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

Maryland Terrapins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Duke are 9-1
After playing North Carolina are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

A few Eagles at Terrapins trends to consider:
Boston College is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Maryland
Boston College is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Boston College is 2-14 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Maryland is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Maryland's last 6 games
Maryland is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games
Maryland is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Boston College

Next up:
Boston College at Virginia, Saturday, January 26
Maryland at Duke, Saturday, January 26