The Syracuse Orange and Boston College Eagles meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Silvio O. Conte Forum. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Syracuse Orange Betting Preview
The Syracuse Orange are averaging 74.4 points on 47 percent shooting and allowing 70.6 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Joseph Girard III is averaging 16.6 points and 2.7 rebounds, while Judah Mintz is averaging 15.4 points and 4.4 assists. Jesse Edwards is the third double-digit scorer and Benny Williams is dishing 1 assist. The Syracuse Orange are shooting 36.4 percent from beyond the arc and 72.7 percent from the free throw line. The Syracuse Orange are allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.2 rebounds per game.
The Boston College Eagles Betting Preview
The Boston College Eagles are averaging 65.7 points on 43.2 percent shooting and allowing 69.1 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Quinten Post is averaging 15.6 points and 6.1 rebounds, while Makai Ashton-Langford is averaging 13 points and 3.1 rebounds. Jaeden Zackery is the third double-digit scorer and CJ Penha Jr. is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The Boston College Eagles are shooting 29.4 percent from beyond the arc and 72.1 percent from the free throw line. The Boston College Eagles are allowing 37.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.4 rebounds per game.
Syracuse vs Boston College Trends
The Orange are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Saturday games and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Eagles are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 9-2 in Orange last 11 overall. The over is 12-4 in Eagles last 16 overall. The favorite is 17-5 ATS in the last 22 meetings.
Randy’s Free Pick
The Syracuse Orange are the better team, but they've been hit or miss all yer to the point I'm not excited to lay points with them in the favorite role. The Boston College Eagles are at home, where they win by an average of 1.3 points, and you can argue they've played the better ball over the last week or so. Give me the free bucket if forced to pick.