Monday, December 26, 2016
Quick Lane Bowl
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The Maryland Terrapins take on the Boston College Eagles on Monday, December 26, 2016 in the Quick Lane Bowl. The opening line for this game has Boston College as 1 point favorites. This season the Terrapins are 4-8-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-8-0. The Eagles have an over/under record of 4-8-0 and they are 5-6-1 against the spread.
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Perry Hills finished with 96 yards through the air for Maryland in his last game. He completed 9 passes out of 15 attempts for a 60% completion percentage. The Terrapins were led in rushing by Ty Johnson, who finished with 168 yards on 11 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 15 yards per carry. Levern Jacobs was the team leader in receiving with a total of 37 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. As a team in that game Maryland got a total of 17 first downs. Of those first downs, 12 came on the ground while 4 came through the air. They ran 61 total plays for 414 yards for the game. The Terrapins ran for 318 yards on 45 attempts.
Patrick Towles finished with 74 yards passing for Boston College in his last contest. He went 10 for 23, resulting in a 43% completion percentage. The Eagles were led on the ground by Tyler Rouse, who finished with 27 yards on 1 carries. He ended the game with an average of 27 yards per rush. Tommy Sweeney led the team in receiving with 39 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. Boston College had 10 first downs total. 4 came from running the ball and 6 came from a pass. They ran 62 total plays for 167 yards for the contest. The Eagles ran for 93 yards on 39 carries as a team.
Maryland scores 25.4 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 92nd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 15.1 passes on 25.6 attempts for a 59 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 174 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 110th in college football. The Terrapins run for an average of 205.5 yards per game on 41.6 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 40th in the nation. They also run 67.2 plays per contest and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 379.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 94th overall this season. The Terrapins average 18.3 first downs per game which ranks them 112th in the country. They accumulate 58.6 penalty yards per game via 6.4 penalties, which ranks 43rd in the nation.
Maryland allows 215.8 passing yards per game, ranking 52nd in D-1, and they allow 29 points per contest on defense, which ranks 71st. They give up 17.5 completions on 30.9 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 56.6. The Terrapins allow 217.9 rushing yards per game on 44.5 carries for an average of 4.9 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 101st in the country. Maryland allows 433.7 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 81st in terms of yards per game. They force 0.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.2 penalties for 57.2 yards per game, ranking them 85th among D-1 teams.
Boston College averages 19.1 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 123rd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 11.6 passes per game on 22.8 attempts for a 50.9 percent completion percentage. They throw for 141.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 121st in Division 1. The Eagles run for an average of 146.8 yards per game on 42.8 attempts for an average of 3.4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 101st on the ground. They also run 65.6 plays per game and average 4.4 yards per play for a total of 288.3 yards per game, ranking them 127th in the country on offense. The Eagles get an average of 14.5 first downs per game, which ranks 128th in the nation. They average 58.3 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, ranking them 46th in college football.
Boston College allows an average of 203.7 passing yards per game, which ranks 33rd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 24.6 points per contest, which has them ranked 44th in the nation. They give up 16.5 completions on 28.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.2 per game. The Eagles allow 106.6 rushing yards per contest on 32.1 carries for a 3.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 7th in the country. Boston College allows 310.3 total yards per game for an average of 5.1 yards per play, which ranks 8th in D-1. They force 1.9 turnovers per contest and 5.2 penalties for 43.8 yards in each contest, ranking 24th in the nation.
Maryland Betting Trends
Maryland is 4-8-0 against the over/under this season
Maryland has an ATS record of 4-8-0 this season
Boston College Betting Trends
Boston College is 4-8-0 against the over/under this season
Boston College has an ATS record of 5-6-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/05/16 WR Taivon Jacobs Undisclosed doubtful Monday vs. Boston College
11/14/16 WR DJ Turner Suspension out indefinitely
11/14/16 RB Lorenzo Harrison Suspension out indefinitely
10/21/16 DB William Likely Knee out for season
10/12/16 RB Trey Edmunds Foot out indefinitely
09/29/16 DB Denzel Conyers ACL out for season
10/04/16 WR Chris Garrison Tibia out indefinitely
08/30/16 WR Troy Flutie Suspension out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Boston College -1
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