New Hampshire Wildcats vs Eagles College Hoops Game Preview
New Hampshire Wildcats vs Boston College Eagles Odds
New Hampshire pays a visit to Boston College on Sunday, hoping to send the Eagles to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Conte Forum.
Boston College will face the 4-5 Wildcats, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Eagles are 4-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Wildcats are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Eagles - Wildcats odds would favor the Wildcats if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Boston College is rated No. 299 in the current Odds Shark poll, while New Hampshire is at No. 83. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 71-65 win for the Wildcats.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Wildcats is ranked No. 104 in NCAA hoops at 37.2 per game. Contrast that with Boston College’s No. 261 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Boston College is the No. 101-ranked team in the country at 6.9 per game, while New Hampshire rates No. 146 at 6.4 per game.
Defensively, New Hampshire features the nation's No. 88-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.8 points per game. Boston College, meanwhile, comes in at No. 271 nationally in scoring at home.
New Hampshire was a 64-56 winner in their most recent outing at home against Yale. New Hampshire got 24 points and 11 rebounds from Ferg Myrick en route to a 64-56 victory over Yale on Saturday at Lundholm Gymnasium.
Boston College won its last outing, a 72-64 result against St. Francis NY on December 8. The Eagles grabbed a 72-64 win over the Terriers on Saturday, behind an 18 -point effort from Patrick Heckmann at Conte Forum.
Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Providence are 7-3
After playing St. Francis NY are 1-2
After a win are 3-7
A few Wildcats at Eagles trends to consider:
Boston College is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing New Hampshire
Boston College is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against New Hampshire
Boston College is 6-17 SU in its last 23 games
New Hampshire at Penn State, Sunday, December 23
Boston College home to Providence, Saturday, December 22