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Wake Forest favored by -3 against Boston College on Saturday

Boston College Eagles Wake Forest Demon Deacons
7-21 March 01, 2014, 04:00 | Joel Coliseum 15-13



The Wake Forest Demon Deacons will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Boston College Eagles at Joel Coliseum in NCAA basketball action.

The Demon Deacons bring a 15-13 record (9-15 ATS) to this tilt against the 7-21 Eagles, who are 8-16-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Wake Forest go 9-14 so far and the Eagles go 13-13.

View Boston College Eagles vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Odds and Stats.

The visitors opened as 3-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.

The Demon Deacons - Eagles odds would favor the Eagles if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Wake Forest is rated No. 336 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Boston College is at No. 213.

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Boston College was a 66-59 loser in their most recent outing at home against Pittsburgh. They earned a push of the 7-point spread as underdogs. Olivier Hanlan scored 25 points for Boston College on Wednesday, but the Panthers managed a 66-59 victory over the Eagles at Conte Forum.

Last time out for Wake Forest, they were a 62-57 winner as they battled Clemson at home. They covered in the match as a 3-point underdog. Wake Forest earned a 62-57 victory over Clemson on Tuesday, getting 12 points from Devin Thomas at Joel Coliseum.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Wake Forest's No. 166-ranked scoring average of 69.79 PPG, against a Eagles defense rated No. 204 and allowing 73.46 PPG. The Demon Deacons FG% has averaged 44.93% to date this season, more than the Eagles shooters have managed so far (44.64% per game).

A few Eagles at Demon Deacons trends to consider:
Boston College is 1-3-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Boston College is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
Boston College is 5-1-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Boston College is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Wake Forest is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
Wake Forest is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
Wake Forest is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Wake Forest is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games at home


Next up:
Boston College home to Florida State, Tuesday, March 4th
Wake Forest at Duke, Wednesday, March 5th