Boston College vs. North Carolina - 2/9/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
North Carolina Tar Heels (19-4) at Boston College Eagles (7-16)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Conte Forum)
The Line: Boston College Eagles +20 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The North Carolina Tar Heels and Boston College Eagles meet Tuesday night at the Silvio Conte Forum.
The North Carolina Tar Heels haven't lost three straight games since January of 2014. The North Carolina Tar Heels are averaging 84.5 points on 47.8 percent shooting and allowing 70.7 points on 41.7 percent shooting. Brice Johnson is averaging 16.6 points and 10.4 rebounds while Marcus Paige is averaging 12.9 points and 3.9 assists. Joel Berry II is dishing 4.2 assists and Kennedy Meeks is grabbing 6.2 rebounds. The North Carolina Tar Heels are shooting 30.8 percent from beyond the arc and 73 percent from the free throw line. The Tar Heels are allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41 rebounds per game. The North Carolina Tar Heels have split their last 12 road games.
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The Boston College Eagles are desprate for a win in order to snap a 10-game losing streak. The Boston College Eagles are averaging 61.6 points on 40.9 percent shooting and allowing 69.6 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Eli Carter is averaging 16.1 points and 4.1 assists while Jerome Robinson is averaging 11.6 points and four rebounds. Dennis Clifford is grabbing 6.8 rebounds and A.J. Turner is dishing 1.4 assists. The Boston College Eagles are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 63.8 percent from the free throw line. The Eagles are allowing 36.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32 rebounds per game. The Boston College Eagles have lost six of their last nine home games.
The Tar Heels are 19-7 ATS in their last 26 Tuesday games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Eagles are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 Tuesday games and 2-7-1 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Tar Heels are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The last thing Boston College needs is for an angy North Carolina team to come into its house, as the Tar Heels have outscored the Eagles 170-125 in the last two meetings. Boston College has shown us nothing as of late to think it can keep this game close at all. Not a fan of big chalk, but you have to lay it here.