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North Carolina Tar Heels home to Eagles in NCAAB betting action

Boston College EaglesNorth Carolina Tar Heels
Jan 7, 2:30 PM | Dean Smith Center

Boston College Eagles vs North Carolina Tar Heels Odds

5-9TEAM RECORD13-2

Dean Smith Center will host Tar Heels vs. Eagles action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAAB action.

The Tar Heels sit at 13-2 (8-6 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Eagles are currently 5-9 (3-5 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? North Carolina is 7-6-1 OU, and Boston College is 3-5 OU.

View Boston College vs North Carolina Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Tar Heels installed as 30-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Tar Heels rated this week at No. 6 and the Eagles sitting at No. 306. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 92-65 result in favor of the Tar Heels.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Eagles rank No. 311 in NCAA Division 1 with 31.2 per game. That compares with North Carolina’s No. 1 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where North Carolina is college basketball's No. 234-ranked team at 5.5 per game, while the Eagles rate No. 72 with 7.4 per game.

Defensively, Boston College features the nation's No. 150-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.8 points per game. North Carolina, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Boston College, they were a 78-72 loser as they battled Rhode Island at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 2.5-point favorite. Boston College suffered a 78-72 loss against Rhode Island on Monday, getting 18 points from Ryan Anderson in a losing effort at Conte Forum.

Last time out for North Carolina, they were a 102-65 winner as they battled Monmouth at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 39.5-point favorite. The Tar Heels blew out Monmouth on Sunday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 102-65 win at Dean Smith Center.

Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Clemson are 6-4
After playing Rhode Island are 5-0
After a loss are 4-6

North Carolina Tar Heels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Miami are 8-2
After a win are 8-2

A few Eagles at Tar Heels trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston College's last 5 games when playing on the road against North Carolina
Boston College is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
North Carolina is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
North Carolina is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of North Carolina's last 5 games when playing at home against Boston College
North Carolina is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Boston College

Next up:
Boston College home to Clemson, Thursday, January 12
North Carolina home to Miami, Tuesday, January 10

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