Saturday, November 26, 2016
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The Boston College Eagles take on the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at BB&T Field. The opening line for this game has Wake Forest as 2 point favorites. This season the Eagles are 4-6-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-7-0. The Demon Deacons have an over/under record of 5-6-0 and they are 7-4-0 against the spread.
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Patrick Towles finished with 147 yards through the air for Boston College last week. He completed 13 passes out of 21 attempts for a 62% completion percentage. The Eagles were led in rushing by Richard Wilson, who finished with 39 yards on 8 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Charlie Callinan was the team leader in receiving with a total of 54 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game Boston College got a total of 9 first downs. Of those first downs, 3 came on the ground while 6 came through the air. They ran 62 total plays for 207 yards for the game. The Eagles ran for 57 yards on 37 attempts.
Kyle Kearns finished with 126 yards passing for Wake Forest last week. He went 7 for 18, resulting in a 39% completion percentage. The Demon Deacons were led on the ground by Cade Carney, who finished with 59 yards on 18 carries. He ended the game with an average of 3 yards per rush. Chuck Wade led the team in receiving with 55 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 28 yards per reception. Wake Forest had 9 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 2 came from a pass. They ran 54 total plays for 197 yards for the contest. The Demon Deacons ran for 71 yards on 36 carries as a team.
Boston College scores 19.3 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 123rd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 11.7 passes on 22.7 attempts for a 51.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 147.6 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 120th in college football. The Eagles run for an average of 151.7 yards per game on 43.1 attempts for an average of 3.5 yards per carry. That ranks them 94th in the nation. They also run 65.8 plays per contest and average 4.5 yards per play for an average of 299.4 yards per game, ranking their offense 127th overall this season. The Eagles average 15.1 first downs per game which ranks them 125th in the country. They accumulate 57.6 penalty yards per game via 6.8 penalties, which ranks 50th in the nation.
Boston College allows 209.7 passing yards per game, ranking 42nd in D-1, and they allow 25.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 48th. They give up 16.5 completions on 28.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.1. The Eagles allow 102.6 rushing yards per game on 31.8 carries for an average of 3.2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 7th in the country. Boston College allows 312.4 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 12th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.4 penalties for 44.5 yards per game, ranking them 28th among D-1 teams.
Wake Forest averages 19.7 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 121st in the country. In the passing department, they complete 14.5 passes per game on 26.5 attempts for a 55 percent completion percentage. They throw for 161.3 yards through the air per game, ranking them 114th in Division 1. The Demon Deacons run for an average of 147.3 yards per game on 41.4 attempts for an average of 3.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 101st on the ground. They also run 67.8 plays per game and average 4.5 yards per play for a total of 308.5 yards per game, ranking them 124th in the country on offense. The Demon Deacons get an average of 17.1 first downs per game, which ranks 123rd in the nation. They average 36.2 penalty yards per game via 4.6 penalties, ranking them 120th in college football.
Wake Forest allows an average of 226.9 passing yards per game, which ranks 64th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 22.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 32nd in the nation. They give up 18.5 completions on 31.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.7 per game. The Demon Deacons allow 161.7 rushing yards per contest on 38.4 carries for a 4.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 53rd in the country. Wake Forest allows 388.6 total yards per game for an average of 5.6 yards per play, which ranks 51st in D-1. They force 2.2 turnovers per contest and 5.3 penalties for 48 yards in each contest, ranking 42nd in the nation.
Boston College Betting Trends
Boston College is 4-7-0 against the over/under this season
Boston College has an ATS record of 4-6-1 this season
Wake Forest Betting Trends
Wake Forest is 5-6-0 against the over/under this season
Wake Forest has an ATS record of 7-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/04/16 WR Chris Garrison Tibia out indefinitely
08/30/16 WR Troy Flutie Suspension out indefinitely
11/20/16 DB Cameron Glenn Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Boston College
11/20/16 QB John Wolford Ankle probable Saturday vs. Boston College
11/20/16 DB Ryan Janvion Toe "?" Saturday vs. Boston College
11/20/16 DB Traveon Redd Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Boston College
11/08/16 QB Kendall Hinton Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Wake Forest -2
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