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Syracuse tips off versus Boston College

The Syracuse Orange get a chance to pick up a SU and ATS victory over the Boston College Eagles for the second time this season when the schools meet again on Wednesday night.

Syracuse got past Boston College by a score of 69-59 and covered the spread as an 8.5-point road favorite on the college basketball betting lines in their first meeting on January 13. That matchup was an UNDER.

The Orange are 25-0 so far on the season, and 15-6 ATS vs. the number. The Eagles, meanwhile, are 6-19 and 7-15-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Syracuse go 8-13 and the Eagles go 13-10 on the totals.

View Boston College Eagles vs Syracuse Orange Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting Boston College before tip-off in this one found them as 16.5-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.

This game matches up the No. 35 (Orange) and the No. 207 (Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

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Boston College was a 73-69 loser in their most recent outing at home against Notre Dame. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as favorites. The Eagles endured a 73-69 loss at the hands of the Fighting Irish on Sunday, despite an 18 -point effort from Olivier Hanlan at Conte Forum.

Syracuse was a 56-55 winner in their most recent outing at home against North Carolina State. They failed to cover the 13.5-point spread as favorites. The Orange grabbed a 56-55 win over the Wolfpack on Saturday, behind a 14-point effort from Rakeem Christmas at Carrier Dome.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Syracuse's No. 169-ranked scoring average of 70 PPG, against a Eagles defense rated No. 216 and allowing 74.52 PPG. The Orange FG% has averaged 45.42% to date this season, more than the Eagles shooters have managed so far (45.01% per game).

A few Eagles at Orange trends to consider:
Boston College is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Boston College is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Boston College is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Boston College is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Syracuse
Syracuse is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
Syracuse is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Syracuse's last 13 games
Syracuse is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Boston College at Miami, Saturday, February 22nd
Syracuse at Duke, Saturday, February 22nd