Boston College at Virginia College Football Picks & Parlay 10/21/2017
Saturday, October 21, 2017
David A. Harrison III Field at Scott Stadium
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The Virginia Cavaliers host the Boston College Eagles at David A. Harrison III Field at Scott Stadium on Saturday, October 21, 2017. The opening line for this game has Virginia as 7 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 50. The Cavaliers have an over/under record of 2-4-0 and they are 4-2-0 against the spread. The Eagles have an ATS record of 4-3-0 while their over/under record is 2-5-0.
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Valuable Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 2-5-0 against the over/under
The Boston College Eagles are 4-3-0 against the spread
Important Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 2-4-0 against the over/under
The Virginia Cavaliers are 4-2-0 against the spread
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
10/15/17 QB Anthony Brown Shoulder injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Virginia
10/15/17 OL Shane Leonard Knee "?" Saturday vs. Virginia
09/28/17 LB Connor Strachan Knee out for season
09/28/17 LB Max Richardson Knee out indefinitely
09/27/17 OL Elijah Johnson ACL out for season
09/25/17 WR Charlie Callinan Foot out indefinitely
09/10/17 OL Jon Baker ACL out for season
Key Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
10/09/17 WR Ben Hogg Undisclosed out for season
10/02/17 LB Malcolm Cook Ankle out indefinitely
09/04/17 CB Tim Harris Wrist out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Boston College Eagles have run for 1,313 yards as a team, which ranks 31st in college football. They've run 314 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 28 times for 214 yards so far this season, which has them 115th in the country in penalties. They are 105th in the nation in points scored with 143. They have run 552 plays this season for 2,490 yards, which ranks them 99th in Division 1 in total offense. The Eagles average 4.5 yards per play, which is 124th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 136 1st downs this year, placing them 50th overall as an offensive unit. Anthony Brown averages 4.8 yards per pass attempt and 3.8 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 107 passes on 209 attempts for a completion percentage of 51.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 95.1. He has thrown for 1,009 yards this season.
The Eagles rush defense has allowed 313 attempts for 1,697 yards this year, putting them in 123rd place in D-1 against the run. Boston College has committed 39 penalties for 315 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 54th in college football. They are 101st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 210. They have surrendered a total of 3,121 yards on D, which is 116th in the country. The Eagles are ranked 80th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opposing offenses have completed 120 passes on 226 attempts against the Boston College Eagles defense this season, placing them 75th and 105th in Division 1. The Boston College pass defense has also given up a total of 1,424 yards through the air, which is 71st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Boston College Eagles have attempted 13 field goals this season and made 8, which is 51st in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 62%. Boston College Eagles kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 17 for 17 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,145 yards on 53 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 88th in Division 1 in punting average. Boston College is ranked 4th in the nation in punt returns with 19. They've accumulated 320 punt return yards and average 16.8 yards per return, which is 11th in college football. They have returned 25 kicks for 530 yards on special teams, ranking 15th in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 21 yards per kick return and they are 34th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,340.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cavaliers are 71st in the country in points scored with 173. They have run 462 plays this year for 2,450 yards, which ranks them 42nd in Division 1 in total offense. The Virginia Cavaliers average 5.3 yards per play, which is 97th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 133 1st downs this season, ranking them 58th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Virginia has run for 770 yards as a unit, which ranks 108th in college football. They've run 213 times, averaging 3.6 yards per rush as a unit. Virginia has been penalized on offense 33 times for 295 yards so far this year, which has them 98th in the country in penalties. Kurt Benkert has passed for 1,680 yards this year. He's completed 158 throws while attempting 248 passes for a completion percentage of 63.7%. His quarterback rating this season is 138.2. He averages 7.4 adjusted yards per throw and 6.8 yards per pass attempt.
Virginia is 32nd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 120. They have given up a total of 1,887 yards on D, which is 18th in D-1. The Cavaliers are 19th in yards per play allowed with 4.8. Opponent offenses have completed 93 throws on 182 attempts against the Virginia defense this season, ranking them 18th and 37th in the nation. The Virginia Cavaliers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,019 yards in the air, which is 12th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 214 attempts for 868 yards this season, putting them in 47th place in the country against the run. The Cavaliers have had 32 penalties for 277 yards on defense this year. That places them 32nd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Virginia is 54th in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 55 punt return yards and average 5.5 yards per return, which is 80th in D-1. They have returned 15 kicks for 350 yards on special teams, which puts them 61st in kick return yardage. The Virginia Cavaliers average 23 yards per kick return and they are 82nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,855. The Cavaliers have tried 5 field goals this year and made 4, which is 113th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Virginia kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 23 for 23 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,398 yards on 33 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 61st in the NCAA in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Eagles +7 and under 50 total points
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