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Virginia Cavaliers vs Boston College Eagles 01/07/2020 Previews, Picks and Spread
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Virginia Cavaliers vs Boston College Eagles 01/07/2020 – While some of the top teams clash in the Big Ten Conference play, Virginia Cavaliers and Boston College Eagles will square-off in an Atlantic Coast clash from Silvio O. Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Virginia Cavaliers have been impressive with their 3-0 conference record and 11-2 overall record this season. Boston College Eagles have declined with their 8-6 overall record, but they are 2-1 in conference play. It’s time to take a deeper look into the college basketball betting picks and predictions of this game.
Virginia Cavaliers vs Boston College Eagles 01/07/2020
Virginia Cavaliers are yet to lose a conference game with their incredible defense helping them prevent opponents from scoring. The Cavaliers defeated Virginia Tech Hokies in style when they scored 65 points to victory. Their impressive defense restricted the Hookies to just 39 points. However, the Cavaliers will need to work on their shooting game since they are touching close to 56 points on average per game. The defense is surrendering close to 47 points to opponents on average.
Players to watch: M. Diakite F (13 GP 31.5 MIN 13.2 PTS 6.8 REB 0.6 AST 1 STL 1.1 BLK 2 TO 45.7 FG% 74.5 FT% 40.7 3P%), B. Key G (10 GP 30.1 MIN 10.3 PTS 7.3 REB 1.4 AST 1.5 STL 0.6 BLK 1.6 TO 52.6 FG% 60.9 FT% 26.9 3P%), K. Clark G (13 GP 35.5 MIN 9.8 PTS 4.4 REB 5.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 3.2 TO 37.4 FG% 88.2 FT% 37.8 3P%).
Boston College Eagles
Players to watch: D. Thornton G (14 GP 30.1 MIN 13.3 PTS 3.1 REB 3.4 AST 1.5 STL 0.1 BLK 3.5 TO 39.1 FG% 73.2 FT% 25 3P%), J. Heath G (13 GP 31.4 MIN 12 PTS 3.5 REB 1.8 AST 1.5 STL 0 BLK 1.9 TO 42.8 FG% 45.5 FT% 37.7 3P%), N. Popovic F (9 GP 28.8 MIN 11.8 PTS 5.9 REB 1.9 AST 0.3 STL 0.6 BLK 2.4 TO 44.3 FG% 74.1 FT% 32 3P%).
Virginia Cavaliers vs Boston College Eagles Betting Predictions
Cavaliers are 2-9 ATS in their last 11 games.
Boston College Eagles
Eagles are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games.
Virginia Cavaliers vs Boston College Eagles Betting Picks
When it comes to betting on college basketball, this game has an easy pick since Virginia has the upper hand. The Cavaliers will do well to get past Boston with ease since their strong defense is enough to prevent them from scoring.
Moneyline: -431 is the moneyline for Virginia and +341 is set for Boston College.
ATS: The ATS is -6.5 for Virginia and the ATS is +6.5 for Boston College.
Totals: A total of 110.5 will go over for the Cavaliers and a total of +6.5 will go under for the Eagles.
Score Prediction: 58-38, Virginia Cavaliers.