NC State at Boston College College Football Picks & Predictions 11/11/2017
Saturday, November 11, 2017
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Alumni Stadium is the venue for the game between the NC State Wolfpack and the Boston College Eagles on Saturday, November 11, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has NC State as 3 point favorites. The Eagles are 6-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-6-0. The Wolfpack are 4-5-0 ATS and their over/under record is 4-5-0.
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Valuable NC State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The NC State Wolfpack are 4-5-0 against the over/under
The NC State Wolfpack are 4-5-0 against the spread
Important Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 3-6-0 against the over/under
The Boston College Eagles are 6-3-0 against the spread
Key NC State Wolfpack Injuries
11/04/17 DE Deonte Holden Upper Body is "?"
10/14/17 LB Riley Nicholson Left Team out for season
10/09/17 LB Brock Miller Shoulder out for season
10/01/17 RB Dakwa Nichols Knee out for season
09/30/17 DT Dante Johnson Lower Body out for season
09/30/17 RB Marquise Braxton Lower Body out for season
09/14/17 CB James Valdez Knee out for season
09/05/17 DB Freddie Phillips Jr. Achilles out for season
09/05/17 DB Trae Meadows Personal out indefinitely
08/24/17 RB Erin Collins Suspension out indefinitely
08/24/17 LB Isaiah Moore Suspension out indefinitely
08/24/17 DE Xavier Lyas Suspension out indefinitely
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
10/29/17 QB Anthony Brown Shoulder injured last game, is "?"
10/29/17 DE Harold Landry Ankle is "?"
10/27/17 OL Shane Leonard Knee is "?"
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
09/10/17 OL Jon Baker ACL out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The NC State Wolfpack have run for 1,445 yards as a unit, which ranks 69th in the nation. They've run 326 times, averaging 4.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Wolfpack have been penalized on offense 55 times for 485 yards so far this year, which has them 69th in the country in penalties. They are 40th in Division 1 in points scored with 293. They have run 667 plays this year for 4,026 yards, which ranks them 25th in the nation in total offense. The Wolfpack average 6 yards per play, which is 46th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 210 1st downs this season, ranking them 27th overall as an offensive unit. Ryan Finley has completed 220 throws while attempting 335 passes for a completion percentage of 65.7%. He has passed for 2,519 yards this year. He averages 8 adjusted yards per throw and 7.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 141.8.
The Wolfpack rush defense has given up 299 attempts for 1,181 yards this season, putting them in 31st place in the country against the run. They have had 57 penalties for 453 yards on defense this year. That places them 57th in Division 1. NC State is 63rd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 232. They have given up a total of 3,485 yards on D, which is 58th in the nation. The Wolfpack are 65th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses have completed 186 throws on 328 attempts against the NC State Wolfpack defense this season, ranking them 103rd and 115th in the country. The NC State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,304 yards in the air, which is 100th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The NC State Wolfpack have tried 13 field goals this year and made 7, which is 105th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 54%. NC State Wolfpack kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 36 for 38 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,856 yards on 42 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 21st in the NCAA in punting average. NC State is 101st in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 159 punt return yards and average 15.9 yards per return, which is 8th in D-1. They have returned 25 kicks for 565 yards on special teams, which puts them 47th in kick return yardage. The Wolfpack average 23 yards per kick return and they are 27th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,750.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Eagles are 93rd in Division 1 in points scored with 219. They have run 699 plays this season for 3,331 yards, which ranks them 106th in the nation in total offense. The Boston College Eagles average 4.8 yards per play, which is 116th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 172 1st downs this year, placing them 93rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Boston College has run for 1,791 yards as a team, which ranks 34th in the country. They've run 416 times, averaging 4.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 34 times for 276 yards so far this season, which has them 125th in the nation in penalties. Anthony Brown has thrown for 1,338 yards this season. He has completed 132 passes on 253 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 104.6. He averages 5.3 yards per pass attempt and 4.7 adjusted yards per throw.
Boston College is 51st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 223. They have surrendered a total of 3,581 yards on D, which is 70th in Division 1. The Eagles are ranked 47th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opposing offenses have completed 151 passes on 295 attempts against the Boston College defense this season, placing them 42nd and 89th in the country. The Boston College Eagles pass defense has also given up a total of 1,725 yards through the air, which is 35th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 368 attempts for 1,856 yards this year, putting them in 110th place in D-1 against the run. The Eagles have committed 47 penalties for 401 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 34th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Boston College is ranked 4th in the nation in punt returns with 24. They've accumulated 356 punt return yards and average 14.8 yards per return, which is 12th in college football. They have returned 29 kicks for 653 yards on special teams, ranking 24th in kick return yardage. The Boston College Eagles average 23 yards per kick return and they are 54th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,341. The Eagles have attempted 16 field goals this season and made 10, which is 63rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 63%. Boston College kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 27 for 27 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,473 yards on 61 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 89th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Wolfpack/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Wolfpack -3
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