Miami (FL) vs Boston College: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 5, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 5, 2021

The Miami (FL) Hurricanes (7-16) are favored (-3.5) to end a six-game losing streak when they host the Boston College Eagles (4-14) at 6:00 PM ET on Friday, March 5, 2021 at Watsco Center. The contest airs on ACCN. The point total is set at 147.5 in the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 5, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Miami (FL) Betting Information

  • Miami (FL) has managed to cover the spread in less than half its games this season, amassing a record of 10-12 against the spread.
  • When favored by at least 3.5 points, the Hurricanes are 0-3 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • Miami (FL) and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 9 of 22 games this season (40.9%).
  • The Hurricanes lost 62-51 to Virginia in their last contest on Monday. Kameron McGusty scored a team-high 14 points in the loss. They covered the spread as 15-point underdogs, and the teams combined to fall short of the 123 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Miami (FL) Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Isaiah Wong 23 17.4 5.2 2.1 1.1 0.6 2.0
Kameron McGusty 16 11.6 3.6 2.6 1.2 0.1 1.0
Elijah Olaniyi 17 11.4 4.9 0.8 1.1 0.4 1.1
Anthony Walker 22 9.1 4.4 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.5
Matt Cross 14 6.9 3.6 1.5 0.8 0.6 1.4

Boston College Betting Information

  • The Eagles have more often than not come up short ATS this season, with an 8-9 record.
  • The Eagles only hold a 0-1 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 3.5-point underdog.
  • Boston College and its opponents have typically covered the total points bet this season, doing so in 64.7% (11) of its 17 games played.
  • In their last game, the Eagles got a team-high 28 points from Jay Heath in a 93-64 loss to Florida State on Wednesday. They failed to covered the spread as 18.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 157 points to go over the 152 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Boston College Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jay Heath 17 15.4 3.0 1.8 0.9 0.1 2.4
Wynston Tabbs 12 13.3 2.7 1.8 0.5 0.1 2.3
Rich Kelly 16 11.2 1.7 2.3 0.9 0.1 2.1
CJ Felder 17 10.0 6.1 1.0 1.1 2.1 1.2
Makai Ashton-Langford 13 9.5 3.3 2.8 1.7 0.1 0.9

Total Facts

  • Miami (FL)’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Friday’s matchup total (147.5 points) in 21.7% of opportunities (five out of 23 matchups).
  • In 50% of Boston College’s games this season (9 of 18), the total points scored was greater than Friday’s 147.5-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 137.5 points per game, 10.0 points fewer than the point total of 147.5 for this matchup.
  • These two teams give up a combined 150.1 points per game, 2.6 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Hurricanes have seen a 136.3 average over/under in their games this season, 11.2 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 3.8 points separates the average total points bet in Eagles games (151.3 points) and this matchup’s over/under (147.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/12/2021 Miami (FL) Boston College -2 141.5 -135 +112 Regular Season 84-62 BC
2/12/2020 Miami (FL) Miami (FL) -3.5 141.5 -179 +143 Regular Season 85-58 MIAMI
2/17/2019 N/A Boston College N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 64-57 BC

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