Florida State Seminoles vs. Boston College Eagles: 3/3/2021 Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on March 5, 2021

The No. 11 Florida State Seminoles (14-4) are heavy favorites (-18.5) as they try to build on a seven-game home win streak when they host the Boston College Eagles (4-13) on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Donald L. Tucker Center. The contest airs at 9:00 PM ET on ACCN. The point total in the matchup is set at 155.5.

Betting Information

Florida State vs Boston College Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Florida State -18.5 -110 -110 155.5 -110 -111 -3293 1231

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Computer picks for Florida State vs Boston College
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Boston College (+18.5) Under (155.5) Florida State 83 Boston College 67

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Total Facts

  • In five of 18 games (27.8%) this season, the Seminoles and their opponents have scored no less than this matchup’s point total of 155.5 points.
  • In six of 17 opportunities (35.3%) this season, Boston College and its opponents have combined to score at least 155.5 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 3.6 fewer points per game (151.9) than this game’s total of 155.5 points.
  • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 148 points per game, 7.5 fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The Seminoles average point total in matchups this year is 148.9, 6.6 points below the total in this game.
  • Eagles games this season have averaged a total of 151 points, 4.5 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Seminoles put up just 0.9 more points per game (79.2) than the Eagles allow (78.3).
  • Florida State is 8-0 against the spread and 10-0 overall when scoring more than 78.3 points.
  • Boston College is 1-7 overall and 3-4 against the spread in games when it allows more than 79.2 points.
  • The Eagles score an average of 72.7 points per game, just three more points than the 69.7 the Seminoles allow to opponents.
  • Boston College is 5-0 against the spread and 3-6 overall when it scores more than 69.7 points.
  • Florida State is 2-5 against the spread and 3-4 overall when it allows its opponents to score more than 72.7 points.
  • The Seminoles have out-scored their opponents by a total of 172 points this season (9.5 points per game on average), and opponents of the Eagles have out-scored them by 95 more points on the year (5.6 per game).

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Florida State Betting Information

  • Strong against the spread this season, the Seminoles have covered 10 times in 17 contests.
  • The Seminoles have posted a losing record of 0-1 against the spread when the spread is -18.5 or bigger.
  • More often than not, Florida State and its foes have united to reach the over, cashing in on 11 of 17 chances this season.

Boston College Betting Information

  • The Eagles have an even record against the spread, going 8-8 ATS.
  • The Eagles have not fared well as an 18.5-point underdog, going 0-1 against the spread when they are at least 18.5-point underdogs.
  • The Eagles and their opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this season — 10 of 16 (62.5%).

Head to Head

Florida State vs Boston College (Last 2 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/7/2020 Florida State -16.5 141.5 -2513 +1007 Regular Season 80-62 FSU
1/20/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 87-82 BC

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Florida State Leaders

  • M.J. Walker leads the Seminoles in scoring, tallying 12.8 points per game to go with 2.8 rebounds and 2.5 assists.
  • Raiquan Gray is the Seminoles leading rebounder, grabbing 6.9 per game, while Scottie Barnes is their best passer, averaging 4.2 assists in each contest.
  • Walker contributes the bulk of the Seminoles’ three-point shooting production. He connects on 1.9 threes per game to pace the squad.
  • Barnes is the Seminoles leader in steals, averaging 1.5 steals per game, while Balsa Koprivica leads them in blocks with 1.3 per contest.

Boston College Leaders

  • Jay Heath averages 14.6 points per game and is the top scorer for the Eagles.
  • The Boston College leaders in rebounding and assists are Steffon Mitchell with 7.2 rebounds per game (he also adds 9.1 points and 1.4 assists per game) and Makai Ashton-Langford with 2.9 assists per game (he also tacks on 9.1 points and 3.3 rebounds per game).
  • Wynston Tabbs is the most prolific from deep for the Eagles, hitting 2.3 threes per game.
  • Boston College’s leader in steals is Ashton-Langford (1.8 per game), and its leader in blocks is CJ Felder (2.1 per game).
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