The Boston College Eagles (15-16, 9-11 ACC) will head into the ACC Tournament against the Louisville Cardinals (4-27, 2-18 ACC) on Tuesday at Greensboro Coliseum, tipping off at 4:30 PM.
The Eagles face the Cardinals in a game that Boston College is currently a favorite by 6 points. A 135-point over/under has been set for the matchup.
Boston College vs. Louisville Odds
Point Spread for Boston College vs. Louisville
The spread for this matchup is set at 6 points, with sportsbooks listing Boston College as the favorite.
Boston College vs. Louisville Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Boston College has -277 odds to pick up the win, while Louisville is listed at +223 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 135 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, March 7, 2023
- Game Time: 4:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: ACC Network
- Location: Greensboro, North Carolina
- Arena: Greensboro Coliseum
Boston College vs. Louisville Betting Trends
Boston College is 14-17-0 against the spread this season. The Eagles have won in five of the nine contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year. Boston College’s games this year have hit the over 18 times in 31 opportunities (58.1%).
Louisville is 13-18-0 against the spread this season. The Cardinals have won three of the 26 games they were the moneyline underdog this season (11.5%). Louisville’s games this season have gone over the total in 15 of 31 opportunities (48.4%).
Boston College vs. Louisville Key Players to Watch
Jaeden Zackery puts up 10.5 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game, shooting 41.1% from the floor and 34.1% from downtown with 1 made 3-pointers per game. T.J. Bickerstaff is tops on the Eagles at 5.6 rebounds per contest, while also putting up 1.2 assists and 5.2 points. Quinten Post is averaging 15.2 points, 1.5 assists and 5.7 rebounds per contest.
The Cardinals get 9 points, 5.2 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game from Jae’Lyn Withers. Mike James is averaging 10.1 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game, making 45.4% of his shots from the field and 35.4% from beyond the arc, with 1.1 treys per contest. The Cardinals receive 6.7 points, 3.7 rebounds and 0.6 assists per game from JJ Traynor.
What you need to know about the Boston College Eagles
So far this season, 14 out of Boston College’s 20 ACC games have hit the over. Offensively, the Eagles are scoring 66.3 points per game (315th-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing 70 points per contest at the other end (177th-ranked). Boston College is averaging 30.9 boards per game (238th-ranked in college basketball) this year, while allowing 31.5 rebounds per contest (199th-ranked).
With 5.7 three-pointers per game, Boston College ranks 333rd in the nation. It sports a 32% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks 303rd in college basketball. The Eagles rank 315th in the nation by giving up 8.4 three-pointers per contest, but they are allowing a 36.8% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks 20th-worst in college basketball.
The Eagles have gone 5-5 in their past 10 contests, with a 5-5 record against the spread during that span. Boston College has hit the over in six of its last 10 games. Boston College’s offense has been incredibly consistent as of late, averaging the same 66.3 points per game in its last 10 games as it has the entire 2022-23 season. The past 10 games have seen Boston College give up 1.1 more points per game (71.1) than its season-long average (70).
What you need to know about the Louisville Cardinals
Louisville has covered 11 times in 20 games with a spread in conference play this season. In 2022-23, the Cardinals are 20th-worst in the nation offensively (64 points scored per game) and 324th defensively (75.6 points allowed). In 2022-23, Louisville is 282nd in college basketball in rebounds (29.9 per game) and 162nd in rebounds conceded (30.8).
In 2022-23, Louisville is 292nd in the country in 3-point makes (6.3 per game) and 247th in 3-point percentage (33%). The Cardinals give up 8.2 3-pointers per game and concede 35.4% from beyond the arc, ranking 289th and 280th, respectively, in the nation.
The Cardinals are 7-3 against the spread and 2-8 overall over their last 10 games. Louisville has gone over the total in seven of its last 10 games. Louisville has played better offensively in its past 10 games, generating 67.2 points per contest, 3.2 more than its season average of 64. The Cardinals are allowing 76.5 points per contest in their previous 10 games, compared to their season average of 75.6 points allowed.
Boston College vs. Louisville Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this contest is Boston College, and we expect that Boston College will cover the spread (Boston College -6). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 135 points.
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