Don't miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Orange and Eagles. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on ACCN, and it's hosted by the Eagles at Silvio Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, MA. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this Atlantic Coast conference contest is set at 149 points, with Boston College being favored by -4.5 at home against Syracuse.


The Pick: Boston College Eagles -4.5

This game will be played at Silvio Conte Forum at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, January 30th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Eagles.
  • Not only will Boston College pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 149 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Do the Orange Have What it Takes in Chestnut Hill?

Through 20 games this season, Syracuse has a record of 14-6, including a 5-4 mark in Atlantic Coast Conference play. On the road, the Orange are 3-4 compared to 11-2 at home. Their average scoring margin on the road is -3.6 points per game, and they have gone 2-5 as the underdog.

In their most recent game, Syracuse defeated North Carolina State by a score of 77-65. Over their last 10 road games, the Orange have gone 4-6, and they are 2-3 in their last five.

As the underdog, Syracuse has gone 2-5 vs. the spread this season. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Orange have a mark of 2-7-1 vs. the spread. On the road this year, Syracuse has a 3-4 ATS record, including a 1-2 mark over their last 3 road games.

Today's over/under line of 149 for the Syracuse-Boston College game is below the average over/under line of 150.7 in their games this season. So far, their over/under record is 9-11. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 145 points and their over/under record during this span is 1-2.

The Orange's offense wrapped up their last game with 77 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 75.4 points per contest. The top scorer for the Orange was J.J. Starling with 26 points, while Judah Mintz also chipped in with 20 points.

Coming into today's game, the Syracuse defense is giving up an average of 72.0 points per contest. The Syracuse defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 65 points and allowed North Carolina State to connect on 7 threes.

Taking a Look at the Eagles Chances at Home

After a win over Notre Dame, Boston College enters today's game with a 12-8 record. At home, the Eagles have gone 8-4 compared to their 4-4 record on the road.

Overall, Boston College has been favored in 11 of their 20 games, going 9-2 as the favorite. As for their record in the ACC, the Eagles are 3-6.

At home this season, Boston College has an ATS record of 5-7 and overall they are 8-10-2 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Eagles are just 4-6 ATS.

Today's over/under line of 149 is higher than the average over/under line in Boston College's games this year (143.9). So far, the over/under record for the Eagles this season is 11-8-1. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 0-3, and the average scoring total in those games is 136 points.

In their recent matchup, the Boston College offense ended with 61 points against Notre Dame. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 44% and made 8 threes. Devin McGlockton led the scoring for the Eagles, contributing 15 points. Additionally, Quinten Post chipped in with 10 points.

At present, the Eagles' defense is nationally ranked 179th, allowing 72.4 points per game. Boston College will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Notre Dame to just 36% shooting in their most recent game.