Saturday, November 21, 2015
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The Boston College Eagles face the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Saturday at Fenway Park. The opening line for this game has Notre Dame as 16 point favorites and the over/under was set at 42.5.
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Boston College was led in passing last game by John Fadule, who finished with 257 yards through the air. He went 23 for 37 on the game, good for a 62% completion percentage. Tyler Rouse was the rushing leader for the Eagles last game. He carried the ball 7 times for an average of 7 yards per carry and ended with 48 yards. David Dudeck led the team in receiving with 7 receptions for 81 yards. He had an average of 12 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Boston College had 285 total yards on 71 plays. They gained 4 rushing first downs, 11 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 16 first downs on the game. The Eagles rushed for 28 yards by way of 34 carries.
Notre Dame was led in passing last game by DeShone Kizer, who finished with 111 yards through the air. He went 13 for 19 on the game, good for a 68% completion percentage. Josh Adams was the rushing leader for the Fighting Irish last game. He carried the ball 17 times for an average of 8 yards per carry and ended with 141 yards. William Fuller led the team in receiving with 3 receptions for 37 yards. He had an average of 12 yards per reception in the contest. Notre Dame had 282 total yards on 49 plays. They gained 5 rushing first downs, 8 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 15 first downs on the game. The Fighting Irish rushed for 171 yards by way of 30 carries.
Boston College is scoring 17.3 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 9.7 passes on 21.3 attempts for a 45.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 123.4 yards per game through the air as well. The Eagles are averaging 153.2 rushing yards per game on 42.7 attempts per contest for an average of 3.6 yards per carry. They are also running 64 plays per game and average 4.3 yards per play for an average of 276.6 yards per contest. The Eagles manage 15.2 first downs per contest and they average a total of 49.5 penalty yards on 5.8 penalties.
Boston College allows 164.8 passing yards per game and 14.4 points per contest on defense. They give up 14.1 completions on 26.9 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 52.4. The Eagles allow an average of 71.7 rushing yards per game on 33.8 carries for a 2.1 average. Boston College allows 236.5 total yards per game including 3.9 yards per play. They force 1.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.8 penalties for 55.2 yards per game.
Notre Dame averages 36.2 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 18.5 passes per game on 28.3 attempts for a 65.4 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 252.2 yards through the air per game thus far. The Fighting Irish rush for an average of 216.1 yards per contest on 38 attempts for an average of 5.7 yards per carry for the season. They also run 66.3 plays per game and average 7.1 yards per play for an average of 468.3 yards in each contest. The Fighting Irish are gaining 22.2 first downs per contest and they average 47.5 penalty yards on 5.4 penalties per game.
Notre Dame allows an average of 200.4 passing yards and 21.5 points per contest. They give up 15.9 completions on 30 attempts for a completion percentage of 53 per game. The Fighting Irish allow an average of 162.1 rushing yards per game on 36.3 carries for an average of 4.5 yards per carry. Notre Dame allows 362.5 total yards per game for an average of 5.5 yards per play. They force 1.2 turnovers per contest and 5.3 penalties for 52.2 yards in each contest.
Boston College Betting Trends
Boston College is 2-8-0 against the over/under so far this season
Boston College has an ATS record of 4-5-1 this season
Notre Dame Betting Trends
Notre Dame is 5-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Notre Dame has an ATS record of 7-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/15/15 DB Isaac Yiadom Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Notre Dame
11/15/15 QB Jeff Smith Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Notre Dame
11/15/15 RB Marcus Outlow Ribs "?" Saturday vs. Notre Dame
11/15/15 RB Tyler Rouse Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Notre Dame
10/31/15 CB Kamrin Moore Leg out for season
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
11/16/15 DL Daniel Cage Undisclosed probable Saturday vs. Boston College
11/15/15 RB C.J. Prosise Head missed last game, probable Saturday vs. Boston College
11/15/15 LB James Onwualu Knee injured last game, doubtful Saturday vs. Boston College
11/13/15 WR Equanimeous St. Brown Shoulder out indefinitely
10/18/15 OL Alex Bars Ankle out for season
09/21/15 DB Drue Tranquill ACL out for season
09/15/15 TE Durham Smythe Shoulder out for season
09/13/15 QB Malik Zaire Ankle out for season
09/06/15 RB Tarean Folston Knee out for season
08/28/15 DL Ishaq Williams Eligibility out for season
08/27/15 DB Shaun Crawford Knee out for season
08/15/15 DL Jarron Jones Knee out for season
08/13/15 RB Greg Bryant Eligibility out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Notre Dame
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