Betting on today's Panthers and Eagles game? Catch the action at Silvio Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, MA, as the Eagles hosts this showdown at 6:00 ET on ACCN. Pittsburgh is favored by -1 in this Atlantic Coast conference matchup the against Boston College. The over/under for the game is set at 145.5 points.

PITTSBURGH PANTHERS VS BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Boston College Eagles +1

This game will be played at Silvio Conte Forum at 6:00 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.

WHY BET THE BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-68 in favor of the Eagles.
  • Not only will Boston College pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 145.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.

Can Pittsburgh Deliver Being Favored on the Road?

After a loss to Clemson, Pittsburgh's record stands at 18-10 this season. The Panthers have gone 9-7 in ACC play and are 9-3 outside of conference action.

On the road, Pittsburgh is 7-4 this year, and they have gone 6-4 in their last 10 games away from home. So far, the Panthers have been favored in 18 games, going 15-3 in those contests.

As the favorite this season, Pittsburgh has gone 13-4-1 vs. the spread. On the road, the Panthers are 7-2-2 ATS this year and they have an overall ATS mark of 16-8-3. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Pittsburgh is 7-2-1 ATS.

So far this season, Pittsburgh's over/under record is 15-11-1, and today's line of 145.5 is similar to the average over/under line in their games (145.1). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 140 points, which is slightly lower than the average over/under line in their games this year. Overall, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today's OU line, including two of their last three contests.

The Pittsburgh offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 62 points versus Clemson. During the game, they attempted 25 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 32.8%. On the offensive front, the Panthers have a season-long field goal percentage of 42%, ranking 319th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 166th in terms of percentage and 28th in three-pointers made.

So far, the Panthers' defense is ranked 51st in the country at 67.1 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.6 threes per game vs. Boston College. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 29.8%.

Is a Home Win Possible for the Eagles?

Despite their recent struggles, Boston College has been a much better team at home this season, going 11-6 compared to 4-7 on the road. They have also been the underdog in 13 of their 28 games, going just 3-10 in those matchups.

After losing to Virginia in their most recent game, the Eagles are now on a three-game losing streak. For the season, they are 15-13 overall and 6-11 in ACC play. Over their last 10 games at home, Boston College has gone 6-4.

As the underdog, Boston College has struggled against the spread this season, going just 3-8-2. Their overall ATS record is 11-15-2 and their home mark is 8-9. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Eagles have gone just 1-7-2 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Boston College games is 17-10-1. The average scoring total in their games is 149.1 points, and today's over/under line is 145.5. So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today's OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0.

Compared to their season average of 75.7 points per game, Boston College struggled in their previous game. Against Virginia, the Eagles scored 68 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 41.4%. In terms of three-point shooting, the Eagles offense has been good from outside, hitting 36% of their three-pointers on an average of 22.2 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 46%.

On defense, Boston College is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 73.5 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.8 threes per game vs. Pittsburgh. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 35.3%.