Saturday, September 26, 2015
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The Northern Illinois Huskies take on the Boston College Eagles on Saturday at Alumni Stadium. The opening line for this game has Boston College as 4 point favorites and the over/under was set at 47.5.
Drew Hare finished his last game with 80 yards through the air for Northern Illinois. He completed 14 passes out of 31 attempts for a 45% completion percentage. The Huskies were led in rushing by Joel Bouagnon, who finished with 78 yards on 21 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Aregeros Turner led the team in receiving. He had a total of 37 yards on 3 receptions for an average of 12 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Northern Illinois got a total of 10 first downs by way of 6 rushing, 4 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 74 total plays for 190 yards for the game. The Huskies ran for 110 yards on 43 attempts.
Darius Wade finished his last game with 47 yards through the air for Boston College. He completed 4 passes out of 12 attempts for a 33% completion percentage. The Eagles were led in rushing by Myles Willis, who finished with 40 yards on 8 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Bobby Wolford led the team in receiving. He had a total of 26 yards on 2 receptions for an average of 13 yards per catch in the game. Boston College got a total of 12 first downs by way of 8 rushing, 3 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 58 total plays for 195 yards for the game. The Eagles ran for 139 yards on 43 attempts.
Northern Illinois is scoring 36 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 22 passes on 32.7 attempts for a 67.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 276.3 yards per game through the air as well. The Huskies are averaging 183 rushing yards per game on 42.7 attempts per contest for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. They also run 75.3 plays per contest and average 6.1 yards per play for an average of 459.3 yards per game. The Huskies are averaging 21.3 first downs per game and they accumulate 46 penalty yards per game via 5.3 penalties.
Northern Illinois allows 248.7 passing yards per game and 25.3 points per contest on defense. They give up 23 completions on 39.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.5. The Huskies give up 139.3 rushing yards per contest on 39.7 carries for a 3.5 average per carry. Northern Illinois gives up 388 total yards per game including 4.9 yards per play. They force 3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5 penalties per game that total 43 yards as a unit.
Boston College averages 33.3 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 10.3 passes per game on 18.3 attempts for a 56.4 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 115.7 yards through the air per game thus far. The Eagles rush for an average of 230 yards per contest on 44 attempts for an average of 5.2 yards per carry for the season. They also run 62.3 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for a total of 345.7 yards per game. The Eagles get an average of 19 first downs per game and they average 47 penalty yards per game via 5.7 penalties.
Boston College allows an average of 69 passing yards and 5.7 points per contest. They give up 9.7 completions on 21.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 44.6 per game. The Eagles give up 37.3 rushing yards per game on 27 carries for an average of 1.4 yards per carry. Boston College gives up 106.3 total yards per game including an average of 2.2 per play. They create an average of 1 turnovers per game and 5.7 penalties for 44 yards each game.
Northern Illinois Betting Trends
Northern Illinois is 2-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Northern Illinois has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Boston College Betting Trends
Boston College is 1-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Boston College has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/09/15 RB Keith Harris Jr. Knee out indefinitely
07/29/15 LB Rasheen Lemon Legal problems out indefinitely
09/20/15 QB Darius Wade Ankle injured last game, 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
Tony's Pick: Take Northern Illinois
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