Saturday, October 17, 2015
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The Boston College Eagles take on the Clemson Tigers on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Clemson as 15.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 36.5.
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Boston College was led in passing last game by Jeff Smith, who finished with 56 yards through the air. He went 4 for 12 on the game, good for a 33% completion percentage. The Eagles were led in rushing by Marcus Outlow, who finished with 62 yards on 15 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Charlie Callinan led the team in receiving. He had a total of 42 yards on 2 receptions for an average of 21 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Boston College had 270 total yards on 74 plays. They gained 10 rushing first downs, 3 passing, and 5 by way of penalty for a total of 18 first downs on the game. The Eagles rushed for 196 yards by way of 54 carries.
Clemson was led in passing last game by Deshaun Watson, who finished with 265 yards through the air. He went 21 for 30 on the game, good for a 70% completion percentage. The Tigers were led in rushing by Wayne Gallman, who finished with 115 yards on 13 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Deon Cain led the team in receiving. He had a total of 96 yards on 5 receptions for an average of 19 yards per catch in the game. Clemson had 537 total yards on 74 plays. They gained 7 rushing first downs, 15 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 24 first downs on the game. The Tigers rushed for 201 yards by way of 41 carries.
Boston College is averaging a total of 20.7 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 18.3 passes per game and completing 8.3 of them for a 45.5 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 109 yards per game through the air as well. The Eagles carry the ball for an average of 214 yards per game on 48.3 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry this season. They also run 66.7 plays per contest and average 4.8 yards per play for an average of 323 yards per game. The Eagles are averaging 17.7 first downs per game and they accumulate 51.2 penalty yards per game via 6.2 penalties.
Boston College gives up an average of 98.7 passing yards and 7.2 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 11.5 completions per game on 25.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 45.7. The Eagles allow 41.7 rushing yards per game on 29.2 carries for a 1.4 average per play. Boston College allows 140.3 total yards per game including 2.6 yards per play. They force 1.2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.3 penalties for 51.7 yards per game.
Clemson is accumulating 35.4 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 30.6 passes per game and complete 21.2 of them for a 69.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 239 yards per game through the air as well. The Tigers carry the ball for an average of 192.8 yards per game on 42 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. They also run 72.6 plays per game and average 5.9 yards per play for a total of 431.8 yards per game. The Tigers get an average of 21.6 first downs per game and they average 54.4 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties.
Clemson gives up 183.6 passing yards per outing and 16.6 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 12 completions on 26 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 46.2. The Tigers allow 106.4 rushing yards per contest on 38.6 carries for a 2.8 average per rush. Clemson allows 290 total yards per game for an average of 4.5 yards per play. They force 2.2 turnovers per contest and 5.8 penalties for 49.4 yards in each contest.
Boston College Betting Trends
Boston College is 1-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Boston College has an ATS record of 2-3-1 this season
Clemson Betting Trends
Clemson is 2-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Clemson has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/11/15 P Alex Howell Leg "?" Saturday vs. Clemson
10/11/15 C Frank Taylor Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Clemson
10/11/15 TE Louie Addazio Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Clemson
10/11/15 RB Myles Willis Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Clemson
09/28/15 RB Jon Hilliman Foot out for season
09/20/15 QB Darius Wade Ankle out for season
08/31/15 WR Ben Glines Collarbone expected to miss 6-8 weeks
08/31/15 WR Chris Garrison Hand expected to miss 6-8 weeks
08/31/15 TE Michael Giacone Leg out for season
10/11/15 C Ryan Norton Leg "?" Saturday vs. Boston College
09/06/15 WR Mike Williams Neck out indefinitely
09/02/15 K Ammon Lakip Suspension expected to miss 3 games
08/26/15 DT D.J. Reader Personal out indefinitely
08/13/15 DB Korrin Wiggins Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Boston College
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