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College Basketball Matchup - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Boston College Eagles Odds Preview

Boston College EaglesGeorgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Feb 4, 1:00 PM | Alexander Memorial Coliseum

Boston College Eagles vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Odds


Boston College pays a visit to Georgia Tech on Saturday, hoping to send the Yellow Jackets to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Alexander Memorial Coliseum.

Supporters of the Eagles have watched them go 7-15 and 9-7 ATS on the year, while the Yellow Jackets are at 8-14 and 7-10 ATS. In totals betting, the Yellow Jackets are 9-8, while the Eagles have a 4-12 mark.

View Boston College vs Georgia Tech Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers opened the Yellow Jackets as 9.5-point favorites in this matchupl.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 91-rated Yellow Jackets and the No. 312-ranked Eagles, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 63-55 result in favor of the Yellow Jackets.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Georgia Tech's No. 279-ranked scoring average of 62.9 PPG, against a Eagles defense rated No. 207 and allowing 68.2 PPG. The Yellow Jackets FG% has averaged 43.9% to date this season, more than the Eagles shooters have managed so far (41% per game).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Boston College owns the country's No. 214-rated mark, allowing 71.8 points per game on the highway. Georgia Tech, on the other hand, rates No. 312 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Boston College was a 56-51 loser at home against North Carolina State. They covered the 10-point spread as underdogs. Boston College got 15 points from Matt Humphrey but lost anyway, 56-51, to North Carolina State on Wednesday at Conte Forum.

Last time out for Georgia Tech, they were a 68-54 loser as they battled Florida State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 12-point underdog. Brandon Reed scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Yellow Jackets to a win (they lost 68-54 to Florida State at Tucker Center on Wednesday).

Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Florida State are 3-5
After playing North Carolina State are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing North Carolina State are 4-6
After playing Florida State are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

A few Eagles at Yellow Jackets trends to consider:
Boston College is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Georgia Tech
Boston College is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Georgia Tech is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Boston College
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Georgia Tech's last 5 games when playing Boston College
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Georgia Tech's last 6 games
Georgia Tech is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games

Next up:
Boston College home to Florida State, Wednesday, February 8
Georgia Tech home to North Carolina State, Thursday, February 9