Miami vs. Boston College Prediction
Will the Miami Hurricanes cover the spread as a small road favorite Saturday afternoon when they visit the Boston College Eagles at 2:00 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Miami. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Hurricanes are 3-point road favorites to knock off the Eagles, who opened as 2-point underdog. The total, meanwhile, sits at 144.5 after hitting the board at that same number.
Who Public Bettors Like: Miami. As of this writing, 59% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Hurricanes to cover the point spread. Meanwhile, 84% of the money wagered at online sportsbooks is on the over.
Who We Like: The Hurricanes have struggled to cover the spread in this matchup, going 0-4 against the number in their last four games versus the Eagles. The home team has also covered the number in seven of the last nine meetings between these two teams.
The Hurricanes are also just 1-4 against the spread in their last five games overall, all of which were conference tilts. They're 1-5 at the betting window in their last six games coming off a win, too.
Meanwhile, the Eagles have covered the spread in their last 10 home games when facing an opponent with a winning road record and are 6-2 against the spread in their last eight home games when facing an opponent with a road winning percentage of greater than .600.
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