Saturday, October 3, 2015
Wallace Wade Stadium
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The Boston College Eagles matchup against the Duke Blue Devils on Saturday at Wallace Wade Stadium. The opening line for this game has Duke as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 41.
Boston College was led in passing last game by Troy Flutie, who finished with 92 yards through the air. He went 5 for 11 on the game, good for a 45% completion percentage. The Eagles were led in rushing by Jon Hilliman, who finished with 119 yards on 24 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Sherman Alston led the team in receiving. He had a total of 30 yards on 1 receptions for an average of 30 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Boston College totaled 326 yards by way of 77 plays. They rushed the ball 63 times for a total of 234 yards on the game and the Eagles totaled 18 first downs by getting 13 rushing, 4 passing and 1 by penalty.
Duke was led in passing last game by Thomas Sirk, who finished with 114 yards through the air. He went 17 for 25 on the game, good for a 68% completion percentage. The Blue Devils were led in rushing by Shaquille Powell, who finished with 88 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Max McCaffrey led the team in receiving. He had a total of 48 yards on 4 receptions for an average of 12 yards per catch in the game. Duke totaled 279 yards by way of 61 plays. They rushed the ball 36 times for a total of 165 yards on the game and the Blue Devils totaled 11 first downs by getting 5 rushing, 6 passing and 0 by penalty.
Boston College is scoring 29.3 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 9 passes on 17.3 attempts for a 52.2 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 109.8 yards per game through the air as well. The Eagles are averaging 231 rushing yards per game on 48.8 attempts per contest for an average of 4.7 yards per carry. They run 66 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for an average of 340.8 total yards each outing. The Eagles get 18.8 first downs per game and they average 49 penalty yards via 5.5 penalties each contest.
Boston College allows 72 passing yards per game and 7.8 points per contest on defense. They give up 10 completions on 22.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 44.4. The Eagles allow an average of 46 rushing yards per game on 28 carries for a 1.6 average. Boston College gives up 118 total yards per game including 2.3 yards per play. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6 penalties per game that total 44.3 yards as a unit.
Duke averages 34 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 22.3 passes per game on 33.5 attempts for a 66.4 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 238.8 yards through the air per game thus far. The Blue Devils rush for an average of 209 yards per contest on 44.8 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry for the season. They run 78.3 plays per game and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 447.8 total yards per game. The Blue Devils are averaging 21.3 first downs per outing and accumulate 46.5 penalty yards via 4.8 penalties each game.
Duke allows an average of 147.8 passing yards and 11.5 points per contest. They give up 13 completions on 29 attempts for a completion percentage of 44.8 per game. The Blue Devils allow an average of 113.3 rushing yards per game on 41 carries for an average of 2.8 yards per carry. Duke gives up 261 total yards per game including an average of 3.7 per play. They create an average of 1.3 turnovers per game and 4.3 penalties for 21.3 yards each game.
Boston College Betting Trends
Boston College is 1-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Boston College has an ATS record of 1-2-1 this season
Duke Betting Trends
Duke is 0-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Duke has an ATS record of 3-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/27/15 C Frank Taylor Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Duke
09/27/15 DE Kevin Kavalec Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Duke
09/27/15 TE Louie Addazio Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Duke
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
09/27/15 LB Chris Holmes Leg "?" Saturday vs. Boston College
09/25/15 OL Cody Robinson Back out indefinitely
08/27/15 CB Bryon Fields ACL out for season
08/22/15 LB Kelby Brown ACL out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Boston College
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