Saturday, November 7, 2015
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The North Carolina State Wolfpack face the Boston College Eagles on Saturday at Alumni Stadium. The opening line for this game has North Carolina State as 1 point favorites and the over/under was set at 41.
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North Carolina State was led in passing last game by Jacoby Brissett, who finished with 254 yards through the air. He went 24 for 41 on the game, good for a 59% completion percentage. Matt Dayes was the rushing leader for the Wolfpack last game. He carried the ball 9 times for an average of 8 yards per carry and ended with 72 yards. David Grinnage was the team leader in receiving with a total of 82 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. As a team in that game North Carolina State had 389 total yards on 68 plays. They gained 4 rushing first downs, 13 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 18 first downs on the game. The Wolfpack rushed for 135 yards by way of 27 carries.
Boston College was led in passing last game by John Fadule, who finished with 143 yards through the air. He went 8 for 20 on the game, good for a 40% completion percentage. John Fadule was the rushing leader for the Eagles last game. He carried the ball 15 times for an average of 4 yards per carry and ended with 53 yards. Tyler Rouse was the team leader in receiving with a total of 53 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 27 yards per reception. Boston College had 218 total yards on 56 plays. They gained 3 rushing first downs, 6 passing, and 6 by way of penalty for a total of 15 first downs on the game. The Eagles rushed for 75 yards by way of 35 carries.
North Carolina State is averaging a total of 35.9 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 29.8 passes per game and completing 19.3 of them for a 64.7 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 206.9 yards per game through the air as well. The Wolfpack are running for an average of 202.6 yards per game on 40.8 attempts for an average of 5 yards per carry. They are also running 70.5 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for an average of 409.5 yards per contest. The Wolfpack manage 21.4 first downs per contest and they average a total of 44.8 penalty yards on 4.6 penalties.
North Carolina State allows 173.9 passing yards per game and 21.1 points per contest on defense. They give up 13.6 completions on 27 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 50.5. The Wolfpack allow 123.8 rushing yards per game on 33 carries for a 3.8 average per play. North Carolina State gives up 297.6 total yards per game including 5 yards per play. They force 0.9 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4.6 penalties per game that total 38 yards as a unit.
Boston College is accumulating 18.3 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 19.6 passes per game and complete 8.2 of them for a 42 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 108.6 yards per game through the air as well. The Eagles run for an average of 167.1 yards per game on 43.7 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry this season. They also run 63.2 plays per game and average 4.4 yards per play for an average of 275.7 yards in each contest. The Eagles are gaining 15.1 first downs per contest and they average 51.1 penalty yards on 6.1 penalties per game.
Boston College allows an average of 159.6 passing yards and 13.3 points per contest. They give up 14.1 completions on 26.9 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.5 per game. The Eagles allow 64.2 rushing yards per contest on 33.9 carries for a 1.9 average per rush. Boston College gives up 223.8 total yards per game including an average of 3.7 per play. They create an average of 1.7 turnovers per game and 7 penalties for 55.8 yards each game.
North Carolina State Betting Trends
North Carolina State is 4-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
North Carolina State has an ATS record of 5-3-0 this season
Boston College Betting Trends
Boston College is 2-7-0 against the over/under so far this season
Boston College has an ATS record of 4-4-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
North Carolina State
11/03/15 -DB Jack Tocho Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Boston College
11/03/15 LB M.J. Salahuddin Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Boston College
11/03/15 -OL Will Richardson Suspension out indefinitely
11/01/15 LB Jerod Fernandez Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Boston College
11/01/15 RB Matt Dayes Toe injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Boston College
09/30/15 RB Shadrach Thornton Legal problems dismissed from team
09/17/15 WR Elliott Davis Dismissed left the team
09/17/15 TE Micah Till Dismissed left the team
11/02/15 DB Isaac Yiadom Shoulder injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. NC State
11/01/15 QB Jeff Smith Concussion "?" Saturday vs. NC State
11/01/15 RB Marcus Outlow Ribs "?" Saturday vs. NC State
11/01/15 RB Tyler Rouse Concussion "?" Saturday vs. NC State
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
Guy's Pick: Take Boston College
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