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DePaul Blue Demons vs Boston College Eagles 11/23/2019 Picks, Spread and Predictions
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DePaul Blue Demons vs Boston College Eagles 11/23/2019 – DePaul Blue Demons continue their onslaught to start the season as they hold an unblemished 5-0 record. They now travel and put that undefeated record on the line against Boston College Eagles. Their opponents just tasted defeat once and would love to get back on a winning streak once again. This game is going to be held at the Silvio O. Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts at 12 pm Eastern Time. Basketball fans can watch this game on TV at the ACC Network and live stream is available at SofaScore. How To Bet On NCAA Basketball sees a tight game but eventually, the Blue Demons prevail over the Eagles to remain undefeated in six games.
DePaul Blue Demons vs Boston College Eagles 11/23/2019
DePaul Blue Demons
The DePaul Blue Demons are enjoying a six-game winning streak with their latest victim are Cornell Big Red who they defeated by 19 points. Paul Reed is an automatic double-double per game but he contributes across the board with minimum averages of two per game in assists, steals and blocks. In their last game, he had 18 points, 12 rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block. His most consistent support is coming from Charlie Moore and Jalyen Butz. But the emergence of Jalen Coleman-Lands and Devin Gage makes this team more interesting to watch with the amount of depth in that roster. Against Boston College, they need everyone to work in cohesion and the role players will be x-factors for them in taking over this game.
Players to Watch: P. Reed (15.4 PPG, 10.6 RPG, 2 APG, 2 SPG, 2.4 BPG), C. Moore (14.8 PPG, 2.2 RPG, 4 APG), J. Butz (10.4 PPG, 5.4 RPG, 1.8 APG)
Boston College Eagles
The Eagles managed to bounce back against Eastern Washington Eagles after snapping their three-game winning streak. In that match, Jay Heath was the team’s best scorer with 17 points to go along with eight rebounds. He also dropped five three-point shots to loosen up Nic Popovic inside. Derrick Thornton was fairly good but he missed seven of his shots to still finish with 14 points. Popovic had a bad shooting night with just 3-of-11 from the field but he still ended with a double-double 13 points and 12 rebounds. It was Jared Hamilton that helped push the Eagles above Eastern Washington with 12 points. This game against DePaul is a litmus test of the character of Boston College on how they respond to a team like this and how they can pull it all together as a team.
Players to Watch: D. Thornton (16.2 PPG, 2.6 RPG, 4.6 APG, 2 SPG), N. Popovic (14.8 PPG, 6.8 RPG, 1.8 APG), J. Heath (13 PPG, 4.4 RPG, 1 APG, 1.8 SPG).
DePaul Blue Demons vs Boston College Eagles Betting Predictions
DePaul Blue Demons
Demons are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
Boston College Eagles
Eagles are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
DePaul Blue Demons vs Boston College Eagles Betting Picks
This is a very tough match to call but the mere fact that Paul Reed has been consistently dominant for DePaul puts them on a slight edge. On the other hand, Boston College should recall and avoid a slow start just like what they did against Belmont Bruins. Battling for the boards will be a huge thing if they want to overcome the Blue Demons and if they manage to outhustle them inside, they could swing the game in their favor. It is still seen by Online Sportsbook that the Blue Demons will prevail but it is just a thin line between the two teams.
Moneyline: Both teams, Blue Devils and Eagles, are given a -10,000 moneyline each when they win.
ATS: The spread between the two teams is just two points with DePaul owning a -2 while Boston College is the underdog with +2.
TOTALS: Teams are expected to reach a combined total of 140.4 with the Blue Demons going under while the Eagles are over.
Score Prediction: 74-70, Blue Demons.