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Louisville Cardinals vs
Boston College EaglesPredictions & Preview

Louisville vs Boston College: Suburban Showdown as Rivals Clash on the Court

In this content, it is highlighted that a pair of programs are set to compete against each other in the suburbs of Boston. Louisville recently won a home game against Georgia Tech, while Boston College lost to Duke on the road. The overall series between the two teams favors Louisville, but Boston College has won the last 10 meetings. The current betting line shows that Boston College is favored to win, initially opening at -8 and now sitting at -9.

Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Cardinals +309 | Eagles -410
  • Spread: Cardinals +9 (-110) | Eagles -9 (-110)
  • Total: Over/Under 149.5 (-110)
  • Based on the moneyline, the implied probability that Boston College will win straight-up is 80%.

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Louisville Cardinals

Louisville recently secured their second win in three games by defeating Georgia Tech at home. With this victory, their overall record improves to 8-16, and they are currently tied for 13th place in the ACC with a conference record of 3-10. In the game against Georgia Tech, Louisville initially trailed by two points at halftime and faced a nine-point deficit multiple times. However, they managed to turn the game around and outscored their opponents 28-7 in the remaining time to secure the win. Louisville had a field goal percentage of 38.6%, including four out of 18 three-pointers made, and made 31 out of 34 free throws. Kaleb Glenn stood out with 15 points and 13 rebounds, leading six players who scored in double figures for Louisville.

In terms of overall performance, Louisville ranks 188th in scoring offense, averaging 73.9 points per game. They rank 184th in rebounding, averaging 35.6 rebounds per game, and 326th in Division I in assists per game, with 11.1. Defensively, they rank 328th in scoring defense, allowing an average of 78.2 points per game. Skyy Clark is the second-highest scorer on the team, averaging 13.1 points per game. Other key contributors include Tre White, Mike James, JJ Traynor, Ty-Laur Johnson, Brandon Huntley-Hatfield, Curtis Williams, Emmanuel Okorafor, Dennis Evans, and Kaleb Glenn. Louisville has a team shooting percentage of 43.7% and makes an average of 5.6 three-pointers per game, shooting 31.2% from beyond the arc. They have been successful at the free-throw line, making 75.5% of their attempts.

On the injury front, Traynor, Evans, and Miller are currently out with injuries, with Traynor and Miller being out for the season. Overall, Louisville is ranked 189th in power rankings, with their offense ranked 194th and their defense ranked 336th. Their record for the season stands at 8-16, with an against the spread record of 11-10-3. In terms of offense, the Cardinals have a field goal percentage of 43.93% and a free throw percentage of 74.48%, while making an average of 31.57% of their three-pointers. They

Boston College Eagles Analysis

In their recent game against Duke, Boston College suffered their second consecutive loss and fourth loss in the last six games. The team's overall record stands at 13-10, with a 4-8 mark in conference play, placing them 12th in the ACC. Despite trailing by eight points in the first half, Boston College managed to reduce the deficit to four at halftime. However, they were unable to recover after giving up a 7-0 run by Duke at the start of the second half. Throughout the game, Boston College shot 40.7% from the field, including five of 26 from three-point range. They also lost the rebounding battle 38-33. Mason Madsen was the leading scorer for the Eagles, contributing 15 points in the loss.

In terms of overall performance, Boston College currently ranks 149th in scoring offense, averaging 75.3 points per game. They have below average rebounding capabilities, pulling down 34.9 rebounds per game and ranking 136th in assists with 13.9 per contest. On the defensive end, the team ranks 200th, allowing an average of 72.4 points per game. Quinten Post leads the team in scoring with 16 points per game, along with 7.9 rebounds and 1.8 blocks. Other secondary scoring options include Jaeden Zackery, Donald Hand Jr., Devin McGlockton, and Claudell Harris Jr. Key players in the Boston College rotation include Prince Aligbe, Mason Madsen, Armani Mighty, and Chas Kelley III. As a team, Boston College shoots 46% from the field, makes 7.7 three-pointers per game with a 35.1% success rate, and has a free throw percentage of 74.8%.

In terms of power rankings, Boston College is currently ranked 256. Offensively, they rank 139th, scoring an average of 75.73 points per game. Defensively, they rank 190th, allowing an average of 72.09 points per game. Overall, the team holds a record of 13-10 with a 9-14 ATS (against the spread) record. In their last three matchups against Louisville, Boston College has gone 2-1 with a 2-1 ATS record.

Analyzing their offensive performance, Boston College converts 46.22% of their field goals, ranked 94

Louisville Struggles on the Road, Boston College Seeks Home Victory

Both teams have encountered challenges throughout the course of this season, as predicted for Louisville. The Cardinals have faced difficulties due to injuries, resulting in the absence of key contributors. On the other hand, Boston College commenced the season with promise but has faced struggles in conference play once again. They have managed to secure 8 victories and suffer 4 defeats at home this season, while Louisville has struggled significantly on away games with only one victory out of eight. The sole triumph on the road was achieved against Miami on January 10, where they concluded the game with a streak of nine consecutive points. Despite Boston College's losses on their home court against Wake Forest, NC State, North Carolina, and Florida State, they have displayed resilience, with the margin of defeat being relatively close in each game. Considering that Louisville is not as formidable as those aforementioned teams, it is plausible to anticipate a home victory for Boston College.

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