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Eagles open as college hoops underdog vs Cavaliers

Boston College EaglesVirginia Cavaliers
6-15February 05, 2014, 07:00 | John Paul Jones Arena17-5



The Boston College Eagles will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Cavaliers in Virginia at John Paul Jones Arena on Wednesday in college basketball action.

Supporters of the Eagles have watched them go 6-15 and 6-13 ATS on the year, while the Cavaliers are at 17-5 and 12-6 ATS. In totals betting, the Cavaliers are 7-10-1, while the Eagles have a 9-10 mark.

View Boston College Eagles vs Virginia Cavaliers Odds and Stats.

The visitors opened as 16-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.

This game matches up the No. 23 (Cavaliers) and the No. 220 (Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

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Last time out for Boston College, they were a 76-73 loser as they battled Notre Dame on the road. They covered in the match as a 7-point underdog. The Eagles endured a 76-73 loss at the hands of the Fighting Irish on Saturday, despite a 21-point effort from Ryan Anderson at Joyce Center.

In their last action, Virginia was a 48-45 winner on the road against Pittsburgh. They covered the 4-point spread as underdogs. Virginia earned a 48-45 victory over Pittsburgh on Sunday, getting 16 points from Malcolm Brogdon at Petersen Events Center.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Virginia's No. 104-rated squad against Boston College's No. 245-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Virginia rates No. 198 in the country with 5.27 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 28 nationally with 7.95 per match.

A few Eagles at Cavaliers trends to consider:
Boston College is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Boston College is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Boston College is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Boston College is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Virginia
Virginia is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
Virginia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Virginia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Virginia is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Boston College


Next up:
Boston College home to Duke, Saturday, February 8th
Virginia at Georgia Tech, Saturday, February 8th

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