Boston College at North Carolina State Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/6/2014
Saturday, October 11, 2014
CarterFinley Stadium in Raleigh
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On Saturday afternoon, the Boston College Eagles (3-2) will be facing the North Carolina State Wolfpack (4-2), who has lost two consecutive games. NC State was able to defeat Boston College 38-21 at home last season.
In their last game, Boston College were outscored 10-0 in the fourth quarter against Colorado State and ended up losing 24-21. The Eagles only threw for 169 yards in that loss and Colorado State was 8-for-14 on their third down opportunities.
Boston College's rushing attack has been one of the best in the country by averaging 316 yards per game on the ground. One player who defenses always have to worry about is Eagles' quarterback Tyler Murphy, who has passed for 660 yards with three touchdowns, and he also leads his team in rushing with 579 yards and six more scores.
NC State couldn't figure out how to beat Clemson's defense last Saturday and ended up getting blown out by the score of 41-0. They only had 35 passing yards in that loss and their defense gave up 493 yards, including 226 rushing yards.
The Wolfpack are averaging 33.7 points per game this season, but their defense is giving up 28.5 points per game. Quarterback Jacoby Brissett has been great this season by completing 64.3 percent of his passes for 1,399 yards, 13 touchdowns and just one interception. Running back Shadrach Thornton has rushed for 407 yards and seven touchdowns in six games.
Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
Boston College Eagles are 3-2-0 Against the Spread
Boston College Eagles are 1-2-0 against the Over/Under
North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
North Carolina State Wolfpack are 3-3-0 Against the Spread
North Carolina State Wolfpack are 3-2-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Boston College Eagles
09/02/14 OG Harris Williams Ankle expected to miss 6-8 weeks
08/26/14 WR Bobby Swigert Knee out indefinitely
08/26/14 WR Harrison Jackson Chest out indefinitely
08/26/14 LB Tim Joy Knee out for season
North Carolina State Wolfpack
08/28/14 LB Coult Culler Undisclosed out indefinitely
08/28/14 LB Ty Linton Knee out indefinitely
08/11/14 LB M.J. Salahuddin Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take NC State
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