Louisville at Boston College Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 11/3/2014
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill
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On Saturday, the Louisville Cardinals (6-3) will be facing the Boston College Eagles (6-3), who have won two games in a row. The Eagles and the Cardinals are currently third and fourth in the ACC standings, respectively.
Louisville had a 14-point lead over undefeated Florida State last week, but they gave up 35 second-half points and lost 42-31. Their defense gave up 574 yards in that game, including 401 yards through the air.
The Cardinals' defense is one of the best in the country right now, giving up just 17.7 points per game through nine games. Quarterback Will Gardner has had a pretty solid season by throwing for 1,481 yards with 12 touchdowns and just three interceptions. Running back Brandon Radcliff has averaged 5.2 yards per carry and has 395 yards with six scores.
Boston College won their third ACC game of the season last Saturday when they beat Virginia Tech 33-31 on the road. They won that game despite throwing for just 110 yards and going 3-for-13 on their third down opportunities.
The Eagles are the 10th-ranked rushing team in the nation right now after rushing for 274.9 yards per game through their first nine games. Senior quarterback Tyler Murphy has eight touchdown passes and he leads the team with 965 rushing yards and nine more scores. Wide receiver Josh Bordner has caught 21 passes for 289 yards with three touchdown receptions.
Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
Louisville Cardinals are 5-4-0 Against the Spread
Louisville Cardinals are 1-7-0 against the Over/Under
Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
Boston College Eagles are 6-3-0 Against the Spread
Boston College Eagles are 2-5-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/03/14 DL Pio Vatuvei Elbow expected to miss Saturday vs. Boston College
10/16/14 KR/RB Corvin Lamb ACL out for season
10/11/14 WR Cameron Polk Legal problems has been dismissed
Boston College Eagles
11/02/14 PK Mike Knoll Groin "?" Saturday vs. Louisville
10/25/14 DB Bryce Jones Dismissed has been dismissed
10/17/14 WR Drew Barksdale Hamstring out indefinitely
10/17/14 OG Harris Williams Ankle out for season
10/07/14 DT Mehdi Abdesmad Knee out for season
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
Josh's Pick: Take Louisville
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