Virginia Tech at Boston College Betting odds, Analysis, Pick ATS

by | Dec 21, 2022 | cbb

Virginia Tech (11-1 SU 6-6 ATS) vs. Boston College (6-6 SU 3-9 ATS)

When: Wednesday, December 21st: 6:30 ET

Where: Silvio Conte Forum Chestnut Hill, MA

TV: ACCN

Point Spread: VT -9.5/ BC +9.5 (Bet your games at -105 odds instead of -110! Find this awesome money saving offer that will save you THOUSANDS (and it costs you nothing!) at BAS Sportsbook!)

Total: 131.5

Money Line: Virginia Tech Hokies -528/ Boston College Eagles +374

The 11-1 Virginia Tech Hokies head to Chestnut Hill to take on the Boston College Eagles on Wednesday night at
Conte Forum. The college basketball betting board has the Hokies listed as a -9.5 road favorite
with a total line of 131.

Line Movement

Virginia Tech Opened at -9.5, Currently at -9.5

Boston College Opened at +9.5, Currently at +9.5

Last Game Info

Virginia Tech picked up a victory over Grambling State by a score of 74-48. Heading into the
game, the Hokies were favored to win, with a point spread of -18. The combined 122 points did not
surpass the 136.5 total line.

Boston College is coming off a 63-56 win over Stonehill. However, they did not cover the
spread in the game as -12.5 point favorites. The combined 119 points did not surpass the 137
total line.

Current Form

Virginia Tech

Over their last five games, Virginia Tech has a straight-up record of 5-0 while going 4-1 vs. the
spread. Over this stretch, the Hokies’ offense averages 73.6 points per game while hitting 47.7%
of their shots from the field. On the defensive end of the floor, they have allowed opponents to
shoot 38.1% from the field while allowing 58.2 points per contest.

Boston College

In their previous five contests, Boston College is 1-4 straight-up and 1-4 vs. the spread. In
these five games, they have a scoring average of 63.2 points per game on a shooting percentage of
39.9%. Defensively, they allow teams to hit 47.4% of their shots while giving up 74.0 points per
game.

Average Power Rating Of Opponents Played

This season, the combined power rating of Virginia Tech’s opponents comes in at 76.3. On the
other side, Boston College’s combined opponent power rating sits at 73.2.

How Does Virginia Tech Fare On The Road?

For the season, the Hokies have played one road game and have a record of 0-1. In these
contests, Virginia Tech is 0-1 vs. the spread. Offensively, they have averaged 75.0 points per
game on a shooting percentage of 50.0%. On defense, the Hokies allow 77.0 points per contest when
playing away from home. So far, opposing teams have a field goal percentage of 50.8% in these
games.

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How Does Boston College Fare At Home?

In their ten games at home, Boston College has a 2-8 record vs. the spread while going 6-4
straight-up. On offense, the Eagles are shooting 41.2% on their home floor, leading to 64.0
points per game. Defensively, opponents are shooting 41.4% in these contests. The Boston College
defense is allowing 64.2 points per game at home.

Offense vs. Defense

For the season, Virginia Tech is averaging 70.7 points per game (215th), while posting an
overall field goal percentage of 47.0%. In today’s game, they will be matched up against a Boston
College defense that has allowed an average of 67.1 points per contest. This year, opponents have
hit 44.0% of their shots vs. Boston College. Conversely, the Boston College Eagles are coming
into the game averaging 66.9 points per game on a shooting percentage of 42.8%. The Eagles will
be facing a defensive unit allowing an average of 62.3 points per contest. So far, teams have hit
41.2% of their shots vs. the Hokies.

Three-Point Shooting

From beyond the arc, Virginia Tech has a shooting percentage of 39.3% while ranking 300th in
attempts per game. The Hokies will be facing a Boston College defense that has a 3-point field
goal shooting percentage allowed of 36.0%. Boston College enters the game having hit 30.9% of
their looks from deep while averaging 5.76 made 3’s per game. On the other end, Virginia Tech has
allowed opponents to hit 30.2% of their shots from beyond the arc.

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Injuries Of Note

Virginia Tech

  • Rodney Rice (Out) Ankle

Boston College

  • Quinten Post (Out) Foot
  • Donald Hand Jr. (Out) Knee

Crew’s ‘Pick Against The Spread

The Hokies have played the tougher schedule and are two points
away from being perfect on the season. Their offense is impressive, with a 48.8 FG %, but I think
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