Boston College vs. Louisville ACC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, March 7, 2023
The Louisville Cardinals (4-27, 2-18 ACC) are 6-point underdogs in their ACC Tournament matchup against the Boston College Eagles (15-16, 9-11 ACC) on Tuesday at Greensboro Coliseum, tipping off at 4:30 PM on ACC Network. The winner moves one step closer to the conference championship and an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket. The matchup has an over/under of 135 points.
Boston College vs. Louisville Odds
- Boston College odds to win: -277
- Louisville odds to win: +223
- Spread: Boston College (-6)
- Total: 135
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Game Time and Information
- Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2023
- Time: 4:30 PM ET
- TV: ACC Network
- Where: Greensboro, North Carolina
- Venue: Greensboro Coliseum
Who Will Win Boston College vs. Louisville?
Boston College and Louisville Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread
Boston College is 1-5 against the spread when favored by 6 points or more this season.
Louisville is 11-13 against the spread when an underdog by 6 points or more this year.
The Eagles and the Cardinals combine to average 4.7 fewer points per game than the over/under of 135 set for this game.
Opponents of the two teams average a combined 10.6 more points per game (145.6) than this game’s over/under of 135 points.
Boston College’s average total in matchups this season has been 136.3, 1.3 points higher than the total in this particular game.
The average over/under in Cardinals games this season is 4.6 more points than the point total of 135 in this outing.
The Eagles have a 14-17-0 record against the spread this season.
The Cardinals are 13-18-0 against the spread this year.
Boston College Stats & Insights
Boston College averages 66.3 points per game (315th in college basketball) while allowing 70 per contest (177th in college basketball). It has a -114 scoring differential overall and has been outscored by 3.7 points per game.
The 30.9 rebounds per game Boston College averages rank 238th in college basketball. Its opponents grab 31.5 per outing.
The Eagles connect on 2.7 fewer threes per contest than the opposition, 5.7 (333rd in college basketball) compared to their opponents’ 8.4.
Boston College ranks 308th in college basketball by averaging 88.2 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 224th in college basketball, allowing 93.1 points per 100 possessions.
At home, the Eagles are putting up 2.1 fewer points per game (66.4) than they are in away games (68.5).
Louisville Stats & Insights
Louisville is being outscored by 11.6 points per game, with a -361 scoring differential overall. It puts up 64 points per game (339th in college basketball), and gives up 75.6 per outing (324th in college basketball).
The 29.9 rebounds per game Louisville accumulates rank 282nd in college basketball. Their opponents grab 30.8.
Louisville makes 6.3 three-pointers per game (292nd in college basketball) at a 33% rate (247th in college basketball), compared to the 8.2 per contest its opponents make, shooting 35.4% from beyond the arc.
Louisville scores 85.9 points per 100 possessions (339th in college basketball), while conceding 101.5 points per 100 possessions (359th in college basketball).
The Cardinals are scoring more points at home (66 per game) than on the road (64.4).
Boston College Key Players to Watch
The Eagles leader in points and assists is Makai Ashton-Langford, who scores 12.1 points per game to go with 2.8 assists.
T.J. Bickerstaff is Boston College’s best rebounder, grabbing an average of 5.6 boards in each contest while scoring 5.2 points per game.
Mason Madsen leads the Eagles in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 1.2 shots per game from beyond the arc.
Ashton-Langford is Boston College’s leader in steals and blocks, racking up 1.6 steals and 0.7 blocks per game.
Louisville Key Players to Watch
El Ellis’ points (17.7 per game) and assists (4.3 per game) stat lines give him the top scoring and assists spots on the Cardinals’ leaderboards.
Brandon Huntley-Hatfield is at the top of the Louisville rebounding leaderboard with 5.3 rebounds per game. He also scores 6.4 points and tacks on 0.6 assists per game.
Ellis makes 1.9 three-pointers per game, the most on the Cardinals.
Louisville’s leader in steals is Ellis (one per game), and its leader in blocks is Huntley-Hatfield (0.8 per game).
Boston College vs. Louisville Prediction
- Pick ATS:
Boston College (-6)
- Pick OU:
Boston College 72, Louisville 66
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