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Point spread favors Hokies in battle with Eagles

Virginia Tech HokiesBoston College Eagles
Jan 14, 3:00 PM | Conte Forum

Virginia Tech Hokies vs Boston College Eagles Odds

11-5TEAM RECORD6-10

The Eagles will be trying to slam the Virginia Tech Hokies on Saturday when the teams tip off at Conte Forum in college betting action.

The Eagles currently sports a 6-10 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 5-5 ATS. The Hokies are 11-5 and 6-6 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Eagles produce a 3-7 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Hokies have gone 4-8 against the number.

View Virginia Tech vs Boston College Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Boston College opened as 9.5-point underdogs in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Eagles sit at No. 311 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Hokies sit at No. 26 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Hokies will win this game 75-58.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Hokies is ranked No. 104 in NCAA hoops at 36.4 per game. Contrast that with Boston College’s No. 321 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Boston College is the No. 63-ranked team in the country at 7.6 per game, while Virginia Tech rates No. 189 at 6.1 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Virginia Tech owns the country's No. 28-rated mark, allowing 61.7 points per game on the highway. Boston College, on the other hand, rates No. 317 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Virginia Tech, they were a 63-59 loser as they battled Florida State at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 4-point favorite. Erick Green scored 21 points in a futile effort to lead the Hokies to a win (they lost 63-59 to Florida State at Cassell Coliseum on Tuesday).

Last time out for Boston College, they were a 59-57 winner as they battled Clemson at home. They covered in the match as a 9-point underdog. Boston College earned a 59-57 victory over Clemson on Thursday, getting 15 points from Dennis Clifford at Conte Forum.

Virginia Tech Hokies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing North Carolina are 6-4
After playing Florida State are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing North Carolina State are 6-4
After playing Clemson are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

A few Hokies at Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Virginia Tech's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Virginia Tech's last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston College
Virginia Tech is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Virginia Tech is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Boston College
Boston College is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Virginia Tech
Boston College is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Virginia Tech
Boston College is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston College's last 6 games when playing at home against Virginia Tech

Next up:
Virginia Tech home to North Carolina, Thursday, January 19
Boston College at North Carolina State, Thursday, January 19

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