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Boston College EaglesVirginia Tech Hokies
Feb 12, 6:00 PM | Cassell Coliseum

Boston College Eagles vs Virginia Tech Hokies Odds

8-16TEAM RECORD13-11

Virginia Tech looks to cover the Hokies-Eagles pointspread on Sunday and improve its overall 13-11 mark when they host Boston College in college basketball action.

The Hokies currently sports a 13-11 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 7-13 ATS. The Eagles are 8-16 and 11-7 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Hokies produce a 7-13 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Eagles have gone 5-13 against the number.

View Boston College vs Virginia Tech Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Hokies installed as 13-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 40 (Hokies) and the No. 294 (Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 68-56 result in favor of the Hokies has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Virginia Tech has the nation's No. 206-rated offensive output, at 66.6 PPG. The visiting Eagles defense ranks No. 181 allowing on average 67.1 PPG. The Hokies FG% has averaged 42.7% so far, more than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.7% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Boston College owns the country's No. 156-rated mark, allowing 69.4 points per game on the highway. Virginia Tech, on the other hand, rates No. 161 in scoring at home.

Boston College won its last outing, a 64-60 result against Florida State on February 8. They covered in that game as a 12-point underdog. Jordan Daniels scored 21 points leading the Eagles to a 64-60 victory over Florida State at Conte Forum on Wednesday.

In their last action, Virginia Tech was a 65-49 loser on the road against Miami. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs. Virginia Tech suffered a 65-49 loss against Miami on Thursday, getting 17 points from Erick Green in a losing effort at BankUnited Center.

Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Maryland are 5-5
After playing Florida State are 2-6
After a win are 4-6

Virginia Tech Hokies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Florida State are 6-4
After playing Miami are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Eagles at Hokies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston College's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston College's last 6 games when playing on the road against Virginia Tech
Boston College is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Virginia Tech
Boston College is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Boston College
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Virginia Tech's last 11 games
Virginia Tech is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Virginia Tech's last 6 games when playing at home against Boston College

Next up:
Boston College at Maryland, Thursday, February 16
Virginia Tech at Florida State, Thursday, February 16

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