Miami vs. Boston College - 1/10/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boston College Eagles (7-6) at Miami Hurricanes (10-4)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 4:00 pm (BankUnited Center)
The Line: Miami Hurricanes -8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Miami Hurricanes and the Boston College Eagles face off on Saturday at the BankUnited Center in ACC college basketball action.
The Miami Hurricanes are 10-4 this season but they have lost three of their last four games. Miami is averaging 70.5 points and they are shooting 44.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 61.8 points and their opponents are shooting 40.5 percent. Sheldon McClellan is averaging 15.7 points and 5.6 rebounds per game to lead he Hurricanes. Angel Rodriguez is averaging 14.4 points, Manu Lecomte is averaging 9.6 points, and Tonye Jekiri is averaging 7.4 points and 9.5 rebounds. Miami is 5-3 at home this season and lost to Virginia in double overtime in their ACC opener.
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The Boston College Eagles are 7-6 this season and they have lost three of their last four games. BC is averaging 66.7 points and they are shooting 44 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 64.1 points and their opponents are shooting 42.8 percent. Olivier Hanlan is averaging 16.2 points to lead the Eagles. Aaron Brown is averaging 15.3 points, Dennus Clifford is averaging 8.2 points and 5.9 rebounds, and Dimiri Batten is averaging 8.2 points. Boston College is 0-1 on the road this season.
Miami is 5-1 against the spread following a loss, 1-3-1 against the spread against the ACC, and 1-4 against the spread in their last five games. Boston College is 1-4 against the spread against the ACC and 1-4 against the spread in their last five road games. The home team has covered the point spread in the last five meetings of these two.
This is just way too many points for this one and my pick is Boston College with the big number.