Boston College at Duke: 3/9/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Duke Blue Devils (11-11) vs Boston College Eagles (4-15)
Game Info: Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 4:30 pm (Greensboro Coliseum)
Betting Odds: Duke Blue Devils -11 -- Over/Under: 153.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Boston College Eagles and Duke Blue Devils face off on Tuesday in a college basketball showdown at Greensboro Coliseum.
These two teams faced off earlier this season and it was Duke that pulled out an 83-82 victory.
The Boston College Eagles come into this game with a 4-15 record overall and over the last six games they have five losses. In the last game against Miami, Boston College was at least competitive, but they still lost by four points. Boston College on the season is averaging 72.4 points per game while their defense is giving up 79.2 points per game. Boston College is shooting 42.3 percent from the field and 33.7 percent from behind the three point line. Guard Jay Heath has been the best player for Boston College averaging 15.1 points while shooting 41.7 percent from the field and 35 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Duke Blue Devils who sit with an 11-11 record overall and they have lost three games in a row. In the last game against North Carolina the offense managed 73 points, but the defense gave up 91 points and that led to the defeat. Duke on the season is averaging 75.8 points per game while their defense is giving up 72.9 points per game. Duke is shooting 46.6 percent from the field and 34.4 percent from behind the three point line. Forward Matthew Hurt has been the best player this season averaging 18.7 points while shooting 56 percent from the field and 43.7 percent from behind the three point line.
The over is 13-4 in Boston College’s last 17 games overall. Duke is 1-9 against the spread in their last 10 games played on Tuesday. The over is 26-18 in Duke’s last 34 games against the ACC. The over is 36-15-1 in Duke’s last 52 games overall. The over is 7-3 in the last ten meetings played between the two teams.
Duke has no doubt struggled, but Boston College has been awful this season and Duke is going to take advantage. Back Duke against the spread.