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Virginia Cavaliers home to Boston College Eagles in NCAA Basketball betting action

Boston College EaglesVirginia Cavaliers
Jan 26, 1:00 PM | John Paul Jones Arena

Boston College Eagles vs Virginia Cavaliers Odds


The Boston College Eagles will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Cavaliers in Virginia at John Paul Jones Arena on Saturday in college basketball action.

The Cavaliers currently sports a 13-5 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 10-5-1 ATS. The Eagles are 9-9 and 8-5-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Cavaliers produce a 4-7 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Eagles have gone 9-2 against the number.

View Boston College vs Virginia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Virginia in this one found them as 10.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 158-rated Cavaliers and the No. 219-ranked Eagles, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 74-64 result in favor of the Cavaliers.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Eagles is ranked No. 217 in NCAA hoops at 34.1 per game. Contrast that with Virginia’s No. 257 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Virginia is the No. 208-ranked team in the country at 5.9 per game, while Boston College rates No. 72 at 7.3 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Boston College owns the country's No. 229-rated mark, allowing 72.2 points per game on the highway. Virginia, on the other hand, rates No. 289 in scoring at home.

Boston College was a 64-59 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Maryland. They covered the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. Boston College got 19 points from Ryan Anderson but lost anyway, 64-59, to Maryland on Tuesday at Comcast Center.

Last time out for Virginia, they were a 74-58 winner as they battled Virginia Tech on the road. They covered in the match as a 5-point favorite. Virginia got 18 points from Evan Nolte en route to a 74-58 victory over Virginia Tech on Thursday at Cassell Coliseum.

Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing North Carolina are 4-6
After playing Maryland are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Virginia Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing North Carolina State are 7-3
After playing Virginia Tech are 5-5
After a win are 8-2

A few Eagles at Cavaliers trends to consider:
Boston College is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Boston College is 2-15 SU in its last 17 games on the road
Virginia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Virginia is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Virginia's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Virginia's last 9 games when playing Boston College

Next up:
Boston College home to North Carolina, Tuesday, January 29
Virginia home to North Carolina State, Tuesday, January 29