Boston College vs. Louisville - College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Louisville Cardinals (16-3) at Boston College Eagles (9-9)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Conte Forum)
The Line: Boston College +8.5 See the Latest Odds
The Louisville Cardinals and Boston College Eagles play Wednesday at the Silvio Conte Forum.
The Louisville Cardinals have split their last four games and play their fifth true road game. On the season, Louisville is averaging 73 points on 43.7 percent shooting and is allowing 57.8 points on 37 percent shooting. Terry Rozier is averaging 17.8 points and 5.3 rebounds while Montrezl Harrell is averaging 15.1 points and 9.1 rebounds. Chris Jones is dishing four assists and Wayne Blackshear is grabbing 5.1 rebounds. The Louisville Cardinals are a defensive team that’s allowing 29.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 68 or less points in nine of their last 11 games. Offensively, Louisville is shooting 66.4 percent from the line and 30.1 percent from beyond the arc. Louisville is 3-1 SU on the road.
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The Boston College Eagles have split their last four games and look for their second ACC win. On the season, Boston College is averaging 64.6 points on 43.4 percent shooting and is allowing 63.7 points on 42 percent shooting. Olivier Hanlan is averaging 16.8 points and 4.5 assists while Aaron Brown is averaging 14 points and 3.2 rebounds. Patrick Heckmann is dishing 2.2 assists and Dennis Clifford is grabbing 5.6 rebounds. The Boston College Eagles are also a defensive team that’s allowing 29.8 percent shooting from deep and has given up 66 or less points in five of their last six games. Offensively, Boston College is shooting 69.3 percent from the line and 30.9 percent from beyond the arc.
The Cardinals are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Wednesday games and 2-8-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Eagles are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games following a S.U. win and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
Boston College is coming off a two-game road trip where it just competed against Syracuse and Georgia Tech. Louisville is still a hit and miss. I like the points here.