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Harvard Crimson home to Boston College Eagles in NCAA Basketball betting action

Boston College EaglesHarvard Crimson
4-9January 01, 2014, 04:00 | Lavietes Pavilion11-1

A key college battle sees the visiting Boston College Eagles travelling to Harvard Wednesday to take on the Crimson.

The Crimson sport a record of 11-1 and 5-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Eagles have 4-9 and 2-9 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-3-1 for the Crimson and 7-4 for the Eagles.

View Boston College Eagles vs Harvard Crimson Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with Harvard in this one found them as -10.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Crimson rated this week at No. 80 and the Eagles sitting at No. 217.


In their last action, Boston College was a 69-50 loser at home against Virginia Commonwealth. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs. The Rams grabbed a 69-50 win over the Eagles on Saturday, behind a 14-point effort from Juvonte Reddic at Barclays Center.

Harvard was a 94-86 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Fordham. They covered the 7.5-point spread as favorites. The Crimson got 19 points from Siyani Chambers as Harvard ran past Fordham 94-86 on Saturday at Rose Hill Gym.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Harvard's No. 138-rated squad against Boston College's No. 244-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Harvard rates No. 197 in the country with 5.17 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 68 nationally with 7.31 per match.

A few Eagles at Crimson trends to consider:
Boston College is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Boston College is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Boston College is 2-12 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Boston College is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Harvard
Harvard is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Harvard is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Harvard is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Boston College
Harvard is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston College

Next up:
Boston College home to Clemson, Saturday, January 4th
Harvard at Rice, Saturday, January 4th