Boston College vs. Florida St. Pick
Will No. 17 Florida State continue its dominant play at home when it welcomes Boston College to town tonight at 7PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Florida State is the clear favorite at home, as the Seminoles are getting odds of -18.5 points against the Eagles. The over/under total for the game is listed at 155.5 points. FSU has won five straight in this series and is 3-0-1 against the spread in the last four games against Boston College.
Florida State has lost two straight, but both were on the road. FSU is now 21-6 overall and 9-5 in the ACC. The Seminoles are a perfect 16-0 at home this season and they sit 10-3-1 against the spread at home as well. On the season, Florida State averages 83.6 points per game on offense while allowing 71.4 on defense. At home, FSU averages 91.6 per game on offense. Dwayne Bacon is leading the team with 16.8 points and 3.9 rebounds per game while Jonathan Isaac is adding 12.7 points and 7.7 rebounds per contest.
Boston College is on a 10-game losing streak right now to fall to 9-18 on the season and 2-12 in the ACC. The Eagles are 5-3 against the spread in their last eight and sit at 13-9 against the spread on the season. BC averages 72.6 points per game on offense this season while allowing 76.2 on defense. On the road, BC is averaging just 68.5 points per game on offense while allowing 79.3 on defense. Jerome Robinson is averaging 19.1 points per game to lead the offense while Ky Bowman is adding 14.1 points and 4.7 rebounds per contest.
Florida State hasn’t been a reliable team on the road, but the Seminoles have been unbeatable at home and they tend to win big. Their last two home wins have been by 24 against N.C. State and by 48 against Clemson. Boston College isn’t likely to buck that trend. The Eagles just don’t have the talent to match what Florida State can do.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL DAILY PREDICTION: FLORIDA STATE -18.5