Miami Hurricanes (5-5) at Boston College Eagles (2-9)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Silvio O. Conte Forum)
The Line: Boston College Eagles +1 -- Over/Under: 142 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Miami Hurricanes and Boston College Eagles meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the Silvio O. Conte Forum.
The Miami Hurricanes look for a win to get a game above a .500 record. The Miami Hurricanes are averaging 67.9 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 64.5 points on 39.6 percent shooting. Isaiah Wong is averaging 17.5 points and six rebounds while Chris Lykes is averaging 15.5 points and four rebounds. Kameron McGusty is the third double-digit scorer and Earl Timberlake is grabbing 5.2 rebounds. The Miami Hurricanes are shooting 28 percent from beyond the arc and 69.2 percent from the free throw line. The Miami Hurricanes are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35 rebounds per game.
The Boston College Eagles need a win here to snap a four-game losing streak. The Boston College Eagles are averaging 71.9 points on 43.2 percent shooting and allowing 79.5 points on 48.6 percent shooting. Wynston Tabbs is averaging 13.3 points and 2.8 rebounds while Jay Heath is averaging 12.4 points and three rebounds. CJ Felder is dishing 0.7 assists and Rich Kelly is grabbing 1.6 rebounds. The Boston College Eagles are shooting 33 percent from beyond the arc and 67.8 percent from the free throw line. The Boston College Eagles are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.4 rebounds per game.
The Hurricanes are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Tuesday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Eagles are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up loss and 0-6 ATS in their last 6 home games. The over is 5-2 in Hurricanes last 7 road games. The over is 7-2 in Eagles last 9 overall. The underdog is 7-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings. The home team is 10-3 ATS in the last 13 meetings.
The Miami Hurricanes are playing their best ball of the season where they competed with some solid ACC teams, should have beaten UNC and just beat NC State on the road. The Boston College Eagles continue to pile up the losses and are a turnstile on the defensive end of the court. These are two teams heading in different directions right now. Give me the Miami Hurricanes in this near toss up ACC contest.