Virginia Cavaliers vs. Boston College Eagles Pick-Odds-Prediction 2/5/14
Boston College Eagles (6-15) at Virginia Cavaliers (17-5)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm (John Paul Jones Arena)
The Line: Virginia Cavaliers -13.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
Boston College travels to Virginia to play the Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
Boston College dropped to 6-15, 2-6 ACC after losing at Notre Dame 76-73 on Saturday night. On the season, Olivier Hanlan averages a team-high 17.9 points per game and 2.9 assists. Ryan Anderson averages 15 points per game and a team-high 7.1 rebounds per contest. Joe Rahon averages a team-high 3.2 assists per game. The Eagles average 70 points per game while shooting 44.6% from the field as a team this season. Boston College is one of the worst rebounding teams in the country, averaging only 30.6 boards per game. The Eagles finally won a game against Virginia Tech last week after losing seven of eight prior to that game. Boston College got back to their losing ways at Notre Dame and they will stay on the road for this game on Wednesday.
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The Virginia Cavaliers improved to 17-5, 8-1 ACC after beating Pittsburgh on the road 48-45 on Saturday. On the year, Malcolm Brogdon is averaging a team-high 11.8 points per game along with averaging 5.3 rebounds per game. Joe Harris is averaging 11.5 points per game, while Akil Mitchell is averaging a team-high 6.7 rebounds per game. The Cavaliers are averaging 66.1 points per game while shooting 44.7% from the field as a team this season. Virginia is a decent rebounding team, averaging 36.4 boards per game. The Cavaliers are red hot right now, winning eight of their last nine games, with the only loss coming at Duke.
Boston College is not a good team and they are even worst, like most teams, when they hit the road. Virginia is on fire right now and playing some of the best basketball in the country. The Cavaliers win this game by 20.