Boston College vs. Syracuse: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – January 30, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on January 30, 2024

The players to watch will include Quinten Post and Maliq Brown when the Boston College Eagles (12-8, 3-6 ACC) play the Syracuse Orange (14-6, 5-4 ACC) at Silvio Conte Forum, tipping off at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday. The Eagles face the Orange in a game that Boston College is currently a favorite by 4.5 points. The game’s over/under is 149.

Boston College vs. Syracuse Betting Lines

Boston College vs Syracuse Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Boston College -4.5 149 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Syracuse (+4.5)
Total Pick Under (149)

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Boston College vs. Syracuse Stat Rankings

Boston College Avg. (Rank) Syracuse Avg. (Rank)
76.2 (129th) Points Scored 75.4 (152nd)
72.4 (202nd) Points Allowed 72.0 (187th)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
8.0 (227th) Off. Rebounds 8.2 (212th)
7.7 (162nd) 3pt Made 6.8 (237th)
13.8 (138th) Assists 13.7 (147th)
9.7 (34th) Turnovers 11.7 (206th)

Boston College vs. Syracuse Betting Trends

  • Against the spread, the Eagles are 8-12-0 this year.
  • Against the spread as 4.5-point favorites or more, Boston College is 4-4.
  • Out of 20 Eagles games so far this year, 12 have hit the over.
  • A total of 10 times so far this season, Boston College and its opponent have combined to score more than 149 points.
  • The over/under for this game is 149 points, 0.4 more than the average point total for Eagles games this season.
  • Against the spread, Syracuse is 9-11-0 this season.
  • The Orange have one win ATS (1-5) as a 4.5-point underdog or greater this year.
  • Boston College has seen 12 of its 20 games go over the point total.
  • There have been 10 Orange games this season with more than 149 points scored.
  • Syracuse’s games average 147.4 total points, 1.6 fewer than the total for this matchup.

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Boston College Impact Players

  • Post paces his squad in both points (16.6) and rebounds (7.4) per contest, and also averages 2.8 assists. At the other end, he posts 0.8 steals and 1.8 blocked shots.
  • Jaeden Zackery leads his team in assists per contest (4.3), and also averages 11.5 points and 3.3 rebounds. At the other end, he puts up 1.6 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Devin McGlockton is posting 10.6 points, 1.0 assists and 6.6 rebounds per contest.
  • Claudell Harris Jr. posts 14.1 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game. At the other end, he puts up 1.1 steals and 0.0 blocked shots.
  • Prince Aligbe is posting 6.5 points, 0.7 assists and 4.5 rebounds per contest.

Syracuse Impact Players

  • Brown is the Orange’s top rebounder (6.6 per game), and he contributes 9.2 points and 1.2 assists.
  • J.J. Starling gives the Orange 12.4 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game. He also posts 0.9 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.
  • Quadir Copeland gives the Orange 8.4 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game. He also averages 1.3 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.
  • Chris Bunch gets the Orange 10.9 points, 2.0 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game. He also puts up 0.6 steals and 0.5 blocked shots.

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