North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Boston College Eagles, Atlantic Coast conference game. The number of the conference seeks to recover the first position alone. Currently the Tar Heels share the first place with Virginia Cavaliers. The season of the Tar Heels has been good, until now they are third parties in the AP poll. On the other hand the Eagles have not had a season to remember, everything has been a failure, negative record in the conference and possibly negative overall.
North Carolina Tar Heels: It’s not time to give in.
The Tar Heels know they must win all the games this week. The record in the conference is fourteen victories and only two defeats, so far they share the first place with the Cavaliers for having five defeats. Of those five losses in the season, two were against conference opponents: Virginia Cavaliers 61-69 and Louisville 79-69. In conference 5-0 in the last five games, a winning streak against Wake Forest, Duke, Florida State, Syracuse and Clemson.
On the road the record is negative for the Tar Heels with 3-6. The team is scoring an average of 78.8 points per game this season on the road, 29.89 FG points, 68.7% Free throw shots, 29.89 FG points, 8.78 three pointers and 13.56 assists. The bad defense is allowing an average of 83.3, 28.11 FG points and 6.67 three pointers.
The impressive thing is that the ATS record is not negative, 6-3-0 this season on the road. Only four times the Tar Heels were favorites on the road, the rest of the games the team had an average of +3.2 in the spread. 3-0 in the last three games against conference opponents, two defeats in the games but the spread was victory +7.0, +17.0 and -2.5.
Boston College Eagles: Dead season.
The Eagles in the conference have a negative record with five wins and eleven losses. The effectiveness in the conference has been negative, only a victory in the last four games against conference rivals. The five victories were against Florida State, Wake Forest, Pittsburgh, Miami FL, and the most recent against Louisville. Four of those five victories were at home, the most recent against Louisville 66-59. At home the record is 10-6.
At home the Eagles are scoring an average of 73.8 points per game, 24.87 FG points, 70.3% free throw shots, 7.20 three pointers and 12.67 assists. The defense allows up to 71.2 points at home with 24.80 FG points and 8.53 three pointers. The last victory against North Carolina was in 2009, but the ATS record is 2-2 against the Tar Heels in the last four games since 2015.
The ATS record is negative with 6-10-0 at home this season. 4-2 in the last six games, all against conference opponents. The defense has done a good job to keep the points in the spread, the average points at home are -5.5 this season. Most of the games the Eagles were favorites.
My Free Pick & Prediction for North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Boston College Eagles 03/05/2019 is: take the Boston College Eagles +11 (Point Spread).
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