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Boston College Eagles Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Syracuse Orange

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for Boston College when they take on the Syracuse Orange on Wednesday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Syracuse Orange betting line opened as -12-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

Boston College Eagles vs Syracuse Orange Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 10-7 and 6-10 ATS Syracuse Orange will face the 7-8 Boston College Eagles, who own a 3-7 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Syracuse Orange are 9-7 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Boston College Eagles are 3-7.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 53-ranked Syracuse Orange and the No. 292-rated Boston College Eagles in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Syracuse's No. 181-ranked offense, averaging 70.88 PPG, against a Eagles defense that ranks No. 84 at 67.33 PPG. The Orange field goal percentage has averaged 41.85% so far, less than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.65% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston College was run off the court by the Fighting Irish on Thursday as Notre Dame routed them 82-54 at Conte Forum.

Trevor Cooney scored 27 points for Syracuse on Saturday, but the Tar Heels managed a 84-73 victory over the Orange at Carrier Dome.

Betting Trends
  • Boston College is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Boston College is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
  • Boston College is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Boston College is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Syracuse is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Syracuse is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Syracuse is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • Syracuse is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Boston College

Next Betting Matchups

Boston College at Pittsburgh, Saturday, January 16th
Syracuse at Wake Forest, Saturday, January 16th