Notre Dame at Boston College: 2/27/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Boston College Eagles (3-13) vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish (9-12)
Game Info: Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 2:00 pm (Silvio O. Conte Forum)
Betting Odds: Boston College Eagles +4.5 -- Over/Under: 148.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Boston College Eagles face off on Saturday in a college basketball showdown at Conte Forum.
The Notre Dame FIghting Irish come into this game with a 9-12 record overall and they have lost two games in a row. In the last game against Louisville Cardinals the offense only scored 57 points and that led to the defeat. Notre Dame is averaging 71.9 points per game while their defense is giving up 71.8 points per game. Notre Dame is shooting 46.4 percent from the field and 37.4 percent from behind the three point line. Nate Leszewski has been the best player for Notre Dame averaging 14.3 points while shooting 61.8 percent from the field.
On the other side of this matchup is the Boston College Eagles who sit with a 3-13 record overall and they have lost four games in a row. In the last game against Syracuse the defense struggled giving up 75 points and that led to the defeat. Bowling Green on the season is averaging 71.4 points while their defense is giving up 77.6 points per game. Boston College is shooting 42 percent from the field and 32.7 percent from behind the three point line. Boston College’s biggest issue has been inconsistency and that is a big problem for this team. Guard Jay Heath has been the best player for Boston College averaging 14.3 points while shooting 41.2 percent from the field
The under is 7-2 in Notre Dame’s last nine games overall. Boston College is 1-8 against the spread in their last nine games overall. The over is 10-4 in Boston College’s last 14 games overall. Notre Dame is 9-4 in their last 13 meetings against Boston College.
Notre Dame hasn’t been great, but they are still the better team in thesis matchup and that will be the difference in this game. Back Notre Dame to come away with a cover of the spread.