Looking to win big? The Mountain Hawks and Eagles face off at 6:00 ET on ACC. The Eagles are hosting the game at Silvio Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, MA. The over/under for this non-conference contest is set at 150.5 points, with the Eagles being the favored team playing at home against the Mountain Hawks.

LEHIGH MOUNTAIN HAWKS VS BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Lehigh Mountain Hawks +15.5

This game will be played at Silvio Conte Forum at 6:00 ET on Thursday, December 21st.

WHY BET THE LEHIGH MOUNTAIN HAWKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-66 in favor of the Eagles.
  • Even though we have Boston College winning straight-up, we like Lehigh at +15.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 150.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Will Lehigh Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?

This will be Lehigh's 10th game of the year and they currently have a record of 2-7. On the road, the Mountain Hawks are 0-5 and at home they are 0-2. Lehigh enters today's game with a 4-3 against the spread (ATS) record. This includes a 3-2 mark on the road vs. the spread and a 1-1 record at home.

Lehigh's games have, on average, featured 152.9 points per game leading to an over/under record of 3-4-0. Their average over/under line is currently 150.6 points so far. Looking at the Mountain Hawks' last three games, their over/under record is 1-1 with their games averaging 140 points per game.

Lehigh's offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 87 points against UMBC. They had an overall field goal percentage of 47.8% and made 12/16 free throws. Offensively, the Mountain Hawks have a season long field goal percentage of 43%, which is 292nd in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 295th in percentage and 179th in three-pointers made.

At this time, the Mountain Hawks' defense is positioned 209th in the country, permitting 74.0 points per game. Against UMBC in their most recent game, the Lehigh defense gave up a total of 92 points while allowing UMBC to hit 54% of their shots.

Is It the Eagles Game to Lose at Home?

Boston College, who currently holds an 8-3 record, will be playing their 12th game of the season. They have gone 2-1 on the road and 3-2 at home. As Boston College gets ready to face Lehigh, their ATS record sits at 4-4. When considering their performance in the team's previous five games, they have gone 3-2 vs. the spread.

Boston College's games have, on average, featured 146.8 points per game leading to an over/under record of 4-3-1. Their average over/under line is currently 140.9 points so far. Looking at the Eagles' last three games, their over/under record is 3-0 with their games averaging 157 points per game.

The Eagles' offense wrapped up their last game with 78 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 78.9 points per contest. Quinten Post is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 18.7 as they approach today's matchup. In addition, Jaeden Zackery brings a PPG average of 13 into the game.

So far, the Eagles' defense is ranked 154th in the country at 71.0 points per contest. Boston College's three-point defense is currently 139th in the country at 8.1 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.3% of their shots vs. Boston College.