Betting on today's Cardinals and Eagles game? Catch the action at Silvio Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, MA, as the Eagles hosts this showdown at 9:00 ET on ACCN. The odds for this Atlantic Coast conference game currently have Boston College as the -9 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 149.5 points.

LOUISVILLE CARDINALS VS BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Louisville Cardinals +9

This game will be played at Silvio Conte Forum at 9:00 ET on Tuesday, February 13th.

WHY BET THE LOUISVILLE CARDINALS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-69 in favor of the Eagles.
  • Even though we have Boston College winning straight-up, we like Louisville at +9.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 149.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Will the Cardinals Defense Show Up in Chestnut Hill?

After winning their last game against Georgia Tech by a score of 79-67, Louisville has an overall record of 8-16. They are 3-10 in Atlantic Coast Conference games and 5-6 in non-conference matchups.

On the road, the Cardinals have struggled this season, going just 1-7. Their average scoring margin on the road is -9.8 points per game, and they have lost four straight games away from home. For the season, Louisville is 2-14 as the underdog.

As the underdog this season, Louisville has a record of 9-6-1 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Cardinals have gone 7-3 ATS. On the road, Louisville has an ATS mark of 5-3 this year and their last 3 road games vs. the spread have resulted in a 2-1 record.

Today's over/under line of 149.5 is similar to the average over/under line in Louisville's games this season (147.2). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today's line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 174 points, which is significantly higher than their season average of 152 points per game.

Louisville's offense is coming off a strong performance vs. Georgia Tech, finishing the game with a total of 79 points. Their season average is now 73.9 points per game. Kaleb Glenn was the leading scorer for the Cardinals, putting up 15 points. In addition, Tre White contributed 14 points.

The Cardinals' defense is presently ranked 299th nationally, allowing an average of 78.2 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Louisville's defense has allowed opponents to shoot 46.5% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 33.3% this season.

Does Boston College Have What it Takes at Home?

Boston College will look to snap their two-game losing streak when they host Louisville as nine-point favorites. The Eagles have gone 9-5 at home this season, and they have an average scoring margin of +6.1 points per game.

Overall, Boston College has gone 13-10, including a 4-8 record in ACC play. They have been the favorite in 13 of their 23 games, going 10-3 in those matchups.

As the favorite this season, Boston College is 6-7 vs. the spread. Their overall ATS record is 9-12-2 and they have gone 6-8 ATS at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Eagles are 4-6 vs. the spread.

Today's over/under line of 149.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Boston College's games this year (144.6). So far this season, the over/under record in their games is 12-10-1. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 141 points.

In their most recent game, the Boston College offense concluded with only 65 points against Duke. Throughout the game, they made 5/26 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 40.7%. Currently leading the team in scoring is Quinten Post who comes into today's matchup averaging 16. Claudell Harris Jr. also heads into the game with a PPG average of 14.

At present, the Eagles' defense is nationally ranked 180th, allowing 72.4 points per game. The Boston College defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 80 points and allowed Duke to connect on 10 threes.