Virginia Tech vs. Boston College - 2/8/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Virginia Tech vs. Boston College - 2/8/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Boston College Eagles (11-12) at Virginia Tech Hokies (14-9)

College Basketball: Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 12:00 pm (Cassell Coliseum)

The Line: Virginia Tech Hokies -8.5 -- Over/Under: 130.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

Where to Watch: RSN Stream College Basketball all season on ESPN+. Sign up now! Advertisement

The Boston College Eagles and the Virginia Tech Hokies meet in college basketball action from Cassell Coliseum on Saturday. 

Boston College comes in here at 11-12 overall. The Eagles are 2-2 in their last four games, beating Virginia Tech and UNC while otherwise falling to Louisville and Duke in that time. 

In the loss to the Devils, Boston College’s Derryck Thornton put up 21 points with three assists and two rebounds. Jay Heath almost doubled up there with 12 points and nine boards, and Stefan Mitchell hauled in 12 rebounds. 

Get Our Experts BEST BETS For All Of The Games CLICK HERE

Over on the Virginia Tech side, they’re 14-9 so far. The Hokies have lost four straight games, dropping to Boston College, Miami-FL, Florida State and Georgia Tech in that stretch. 

In the loss to the Jackets, Virginia Tech’s Tyrece Radford managed 12 points with three rebounds and one assist. Also in double-digits there was Landers Nolley with 10 points, seven rebounds and two assists. 

The Hokies are 1-5 ATS in their last six Saturday games and 0-5 ATS in their last five after an ATS loss. Virginia Tech is 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games and 0-6 ATS in their last six overall. 

Meanwhile, the Eagles are 4-1 ATS in their last five Saturday games and 5-2 ATS in their last seven after a straight-up loss. BC is 4-1 ATS in their last five overall and the under is 9-4 in their last 13 overall. 

Boston College hung around with Duke pretty well initially in the Tuesday loss, and even carried a 24-21 lead into halftime. Still, the Eagles have hit 70 points just twice in their last 11 games, so they’re better in lower-scoring affairs. 

Looking at Virginia Tech’s recent offensive output (63 or fewer points over each of their last four), that’s good news for the Eagles. I’m probably staying away from this one as there’s not a ton of intrigue, but I like Boston College again here. 

See Who Our Experts Picked To Win

Andrew’s Pick Boston College Eagles +8.5

Get Premium Picks Start Winning Now »
The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

Mitch's Take...

Free Parlay Mitch's NBA Basketball Parlay for 1/23/21 NBA Pick and Prediction

Guaranteed Packages

Guaranteed packages automatically give you a credit if the package does not turn a profit—the sum of betting all individual picks. THESE ARE NOT PARLAYS UNLESS OTHERWISE CLEARLY STATED. If a guaranteed package does not profit, a credit for its full purchase price is automatically issued after picks are graded and verified.

For example, if you purchase a $39.95 package that doesn’t profit, you’ll get a $39.95 credit towards any future purchase(s) on our site. Credits are usually issued within hours of a game’s conclusion, so please allow a few hours for final verification.

To use your credits, log in to your account and add another package or pass to your cart. Credits will automatically reduce what you owe. Any remaining balance will be settled through our payment system, with any leftover credits available future purchases. Credits do not expire.