Boston College vs Miami Prediction College Basketball Picks 3/6/24

Miami (15-14) vs Boston College (15-14)

Game Info: Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at 7:00 pm (Watsco Center)

Betting Odds: Miami -4 - Over/Under: 151.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Miami Hurricanes will host the Boston College Eagles for an ACC matchup this Tuesday from the Watsco Center on ESPNU. Miami enters as 4-point home favorites, with the total hovering 151.5. Stay tuned for our Boston College vs Miami Prediction. 

Boston College Eagles Preview

Boston College fell to 15-14 after losing to Pittsburgh at home, 90-65. The Eagleswere outpaced by double digits in both halves by the Panthers, and they’ll try to dodge a fifth straight loss here in Miami. BC is scoring 76.0 points per game, on 46.6% shooting, while allowing 70.8 ppg, and they’re currently 12th in the ACC with a 6-12 record in league play. The Eagles are 4-6 over their previous ten games, and they’re 4-6 on the road this season. 

Boston College Team Profile

  • Boston College plays at a respectable pace, averaging 72.0 possessions per game (173rd), and they’ve been effective well from deep, shooting 36.9% from three. 
  • Senior forward Quinten Post has gone for 17 points or more in three straight home games, and he leads Boston College in scoring (15.9) and rebounding (7.7). 
  • Former CHSO guard Claudell Harris Jr. has struggled with his shot over the past two games, but he remains second on the team at 13.7 ppg. 
  • Junior guard Jaeden Zackery led the way with 19 points in the FSU matchup, and he leads BC in assists (4.3), while averaging 11.7 ppg. 

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Miami Hurricanes Preview

Miami fell to 15-14 after losing to North Carolina in Chapel Hill by four, 75-71. The Canes came up just short despite giving the Heels a scare, and they’ll look to stop the bleeding here on Senior Night. Miami is scoring 84.3 points per game, on 49.4% shooting, while allowing 72.3 ppg, and they’re currently 13th in the ACC with a 6-12 record in league play. The Hurricanes are 2-8 over their last ten games, and they’ve gone 11-5 in Miami this season.  

Miami Team Profile

  • Jim Larranaga’s team has slowed down over the last two weeks, averaging 72.0 possessions per game (115th), but they’ve found success from the outside, knocking down 36.7% of threes (43rd). 
  • Junior forward Norchad Omier recorded a 20-point double-double in the first matchup with UNC, and he leads Miami in scoring (17.1) and rebounding (9.7).  
  • FSU transfer Matthew Cleveland went for a team-high 20 points against Boston College, and he’s second on the team at 13.8 ppg and 5.8 rpg.  
  • Philly native Wooga Poplar also posted a double-double in the narrow loss to Carolina, and he’s averaging 13.7 ppg and 4.9 rpg. 
  • Junior lead guard Nijel Pack (13.7 ppg, 3.6 apg) has missed the last three games, and the Canes are 0-4 during that stretch.  

Boston College vs Miami Trends

  • Boston College leads the head-to-head series, 29-28, but Miami has won four of the last five meetings.  
  • BC is 11-18 against the spread, with a 19-10 O/U record
  • MIA is 16-13 ATS, with a 13-16 over/under record.

Boston College vs Miami Prediction

Miami hasn’t been able to replicate last season’s success at all, but they come into a manageable spot this Wednesday for Senior Night versus Boston College. The Eagles haven’t been able to provide consistent production along Quinten Post, and after coming up short in Chapel Hill, the Hurricanes should come out eager to avoid ending the regular season on a disappointing note. Let’s sway Miami’s way for this ACC battle. 

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