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Notre Dame (3-3) and Boston College (5-3) face off in an early-evening tip on Friday. Notre Dame will look to snap its two-game skid against the Eagles. Boston College has played extremely well at home and is currently 5-0 at Conte Forum on the season. The Eagles defeated Columbia and USF in their last two matchups. 

Tipoff is at 6 p.m ET from Conte Forum. Caesars Sportsbook lists the Fighting Irish as five-point favorites in the latest Notre Dame vs. Boston College odds. The over-under for total points is set at 132. Before locking in any Boston College vs. Notre Dame picks, check out the college basketball predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past five-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of almost $2,100 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Notre Dame vs. Boston College. You can visit SportsLine now to see the picks. Here are the college basketball lines and betting trends for Boston College vs. Notre Dame:

  • Notre Dame vs. Boston College spread: Notre Dame -5
  • Notre Dame vs. Boston College over-under: 132 points
  • Notre Dame vs. Boston College money line: Notre Dame -200, Boston College +170
  • ND: Fighting Irish are 5-2-1 ATS in their last eight Friday games
  • BC: Home team is 4-0 ATS in the last four meetings.
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Why Boston College can cover

Boston College has four players who average at least 10 points per game. Sophomore guard DeMarr Langford Jr. is leading this group with 12.4 points per game with five boards and 2.3 assists. Langford Jr. has recorded at least 15 points and five rebounds in three games this season. Freshman guard Jaeden Zackery is tied for second on the team in points (10.9) and first in 3-point percentage (52).

In back-to-back games against Utah and Rhode Island, Zackery scored at least 15 points while hitting over 50 percent of his 3-point attempts. Against Rhode Island, he had 19 points and shot 4 of 6 from 3-point land. Junior forward T.J. Bickerstaff gives Boston College a physical presence down low. He is averaging 10.5 points with 7.9 rebounds. Bickerstaff also had a great performance against Rhode Island. He recorded a double-double and finished with 22 points, 15 rebounds, two blocks, and three steals. 

Why Notre Dame can cover

Junior guard Dane Goodwin is averaging a team-high 15 points with 5.7 rebounds per game. The Ohio native is shooting 48 percent from the field and a team-best 50 percent from beyond the arc. Goodwin has scored at least 10 points in five contests this year. Against Cal State Northridge, he finished with 18 points and shot 6 of 8 from 3-point land.

Senior forward Paul Atkinson Jr. is averaging 12.3 points, 6.3 rebounds and is shooting 64 percent from the field. Atkinson Jr. has logged five games with at least 11 points. Against High Point University, he recorded a double-double. The Florida native tallied 19 points, 11 rebounds, and shot 7 of 11 from the field.

How to make Boston College vs. Notre Dame picks

SportsLine's model is leaning over on the total, projecting 140 combined points. It also says one side of the spread hits more than 70 percent of the time. You can get the pick only at SportsLine.

So who wins Notre Dame vs. Boston College? And which side of the spread hits more than 70 percent of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that has returned almost $2,100 on its college basketball picks the last five-plus years, and find out.