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Boston College EaglesVirginia Tech Hokies
March 1, 9:00 PM | Cassell Coliseum

Boston College Eagles vs Virginia Tech Hokies Odds

17-11TEAM RECORD19-8

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Virginia Tech vs Boston College battle Tuesday at Cassell Coliseum as the Hokies look to defend home court and cover the NCAAB point spread.

The Hokies currently sports a 19-8 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 12-11 ATS. The Eagles are 17-11 and 13-9 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Hokies produce a 10-13 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Eagles have gone 11-11 against the number.

View Boston College vs Virginia Tech Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers opened the Hokies as 9-point favorites in this matchupl.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 32 (Hokies) and the No. 168 (Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 78-71 result in favor of the Hokies has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Virginia Tech's No. 98 nationally ranked offense (71.9 points per game) against a Eagles defense that sits as the No. 219 at 69.3 PPG. The Hokies have been averaging 46.3% from the field, more than the Eagles have managed so far this season (45.5% on average).

Defensively, Boston College features the nation's No. 67-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.7 points per game. Virginia Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 114 nationally in scoring at home.

Boston College won its last outing, a 63-44 result against Virginia on February 26. They covered in that game as a 1.5-point underdog. The Eagles got a terrific 25-point effort from Reggie Jackson as Boston College defeated Virginia 63-44 on Saturday at John Paul Jones Arena.

Virginia Tech won its last outing, a 64-60 result against Duke on February 26. They covered in that game as a 4.5-point underdog. Jeff Allen scored 18 points leading the Hokies to a 64-60 victory over Duke at Cassell Coliseum on Saturday.

Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Wake Forest are 4-3
After playing Virginia are 2-6
After a win are 4-6

Virginia Tech Hokies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Clemson are 5-4
After playing Duke are 7-2
After a win are 6-4

A few Eagles at Hokies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston College's last 6 games on the road
Boston College is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Virginia Tech
Boston College is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Virginia Tech
Boston College is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Virginia Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Virginia Tech is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Virginia Tech is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Boston College
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Virginia Tech's last 6 games

Next up:
Boston College home to Wake Forest, Sunday, March 6
Virginia Tech at Clemson, Saturday, March 5

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