Virginia vs Boston College: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 9, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 9, 2021

The Boston College Eagles (2-8) will attempt to stop a three-game losing streak when they host the No. 22 Virginia Cavaliers (6-2) on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Silvio Conte Forum as 8.5-point underdogs. The game airs at 2:00 PM ET on ACCN. The matchup has an over/under of 131 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 9, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Virginia Betting Information

  • Virginia has put together a 4-3 record against the spread this season.
  • The Cavaliers are 3-2 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least an 8.5-point favorite.
  • In 42.9% of its games this season (3/7), Virginia and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • In their last game, the Cavaliers got a team-high 16 points from Sam Hauser on the way to a 70-61 win against Wake Forest on Wednesday. They were favored by 14 points and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 131 points to go over the 123 point total.

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

Virginia Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Sam Hauser 8 13.3 7.0 2.1 0.3 0.3 1.8
Jay Huff 8 11.6 5.6 0.5 0.3 2.3 0.9
Trey Murphy III 8 11.4 3.0 1.4 0.8 0.3 2.4
Kihei Clark 8 10.5 1.4 3.4 0.6 0.1 0.5
Casey Morsell 7 5.7 1.4 0.9 0.7 0.4 0.4
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Boston College Betting Information

  • With a 5-4 record ATS this season, the Eagles have outperformed expectations.
  • When playing as at least an 8.5-point underdog, the Eagles tend to have trouble covering with only a 0-1 record against the spread.
  • 33.3% of Boston College’s 9 games this season have fell below the over/under.

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
Wynston Tabbs 10 14.6 3.0 1.6 0.6 0.1 2.4
Jay Heath 9 13.1 2.8 2.1 0.8 0.1 2.1
Rich Kelly 10 9.9 1.3 2.1 0.8 0.0 1.7
CJ Felder 10 9.7 4.4 0.8 1.1 1.7 1.2
Makai Ashton-Langford 9 9.3 3.4 2.7 1.8 0.1 0.6

Total Facts

  • Virginia and its opponents have hit the over on Saturday’s 131 total in four out of eight games (50%) this year.
  • In Boston College’s games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Saturday’s matchup total in 10 out of 10 matchups (100%).
  • The Cavaliers average 72.9 points per game against the Eagles’ 74.2, totaling 16.1 points over the contest’s total of 131.
  • This matchup’s total is 11.1 fewer points than the 142.1 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • This season, the average total for Cavaliers games is 133.6 points, 2.6 more than the over/under of 131 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 24.5 points fewer than the average over/under in Eagles games this season (155.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/19/2020 Virginia Virginia -11.5 111.5 -905 +578 Regular Season 78-65 UVA
1/7/2020 Virginia Boston College -9.5 111 -577 +410 Regular Season 60-53 BC
1/9/2019 N/A Boston College N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 83-56 UVA

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