15* ACC PLAY OF THE DAY on Virginia Tech -2.5
Boston College vs. Virginia Tech,
01/09/2013 19:00 EDT,
Score: 86 - 75
Point Spread: -2½/-109 Virginia Tech
The Virginia Tech Hokies are highly motivated for a win tonight as they return home following a brutal stretch on the road. They have played four straight away from home while going 1-3 with three losses to some very good teams in Maryland, BYU and Colorado State.
Virginia Tech will be very happy to return home to a place where it has clearly played its best basketball of the season. The Hokies are 7-1 at home this season while outscoring opponents by 13.1 points/game. They have home wins over Iowa and Oklahoma State this year.
Boston College is just 1-3 on the road this season. Its lone road win came against Penn State, and its three losses were against College of Charleston, Dayton and Baylor. The Eagles also have bad home losses to Bryant (54-56) and Harvard (63-79) this season.
The Eagles are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. Boston College is 2-6-1 ATS in its last 9 games following a loss. The Eagles are 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 road games. The home team has won eight of the last nine meetings in this series. Roll with Virginia Tech Wednesday.