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Providence Friars vs Boston College Eagles in college hoops odds

Boston College EaglesProvidence Friars
Dec 8, 7:00 PM | Dunkin Donuts Center

Boston College Eagles vs Providence Friars Odds

2-6TEAM RECORD7-2

The visiting Eagles hope to send their backers to the pay window on Thursday as they look to cover the spread at Dunkin Donuts Center against the Providence Friars.

Providence battles the Eagles, currently sitting with a 2-6 mark (2-3 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 3-2 for the Friars and 2-3 for the Eagles.

View Boston College vs Providence Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 13-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Friars sit at No. 204 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Eagles sit at No. 328 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Friars will win this game 74-54.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Providence's No. 101 nationally ranked offense (72.4 points per game) against a Eagles defense that sits as the No. 258 at 71 PPG. The Friars have been averaging 46.2% from the field, more than the Eagles have managed so far this season (38.3% on average).

Defensively, Boston College features the nation's No. 189-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.2 points per game. Providence, meanwhile, comes in at No. 147 nationally in scoring at home.

Boston College was a 75-61 loser in its last match at home against Boston University. The Eagles endured a 75-61 loss at the hands of the Terriers on Saturday, despite a 11-point effort from Lonnie Jackson at Conte Forum.

In their last action, Providence was an 80-49 winner at home against Brown. They covered the 12–point spread as favorites. Providence cruised to victory on Monday, running Brown out of the gym and running up an 80-49 score at Dunkin Donuts Center.

Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Stony Brook are 3-0
After playing Boston University are 3-1
After a loss are 5-5

Providence Friars Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Bryant are 0-1
After playing Brown are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

A few Eagles at Friars trends to consider:
Boston College is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Providence
Boston College is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games on the road
Providence is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Providence is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Providence is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Boston College
Providence is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing at home against Boston College

Next up:
Boston College home to Stony Brook, Sunday, December 11
Providence home to Bryant, Saturday, December 10

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