Boston College at Purdue College Football Picks and Predictions 9/22/2018
Saturday, September 22, 2018
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The Boston College Eagles travel to Ross-Ade Stadium to take on the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday, September 22, 2018. The opening line for this game has Boston College as 7 point favorites. The Eagles have an ATS record of 3-0-0 while their over/under record is 3-0-0. The Boilermakers have an over/under record of 2-1-0 and they are 1-2-0 against the spread.
Valuable Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 3-0-0 against the over/under
The Boston College Eagles are 3-0-0 against the spread
Important Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The Purdue Boilermakers are 1-2-0 against the spread
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
09/16/18 QB Elijah Sindelar Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Boston College
09/16/18 DT Keiwan Jones Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Boston College
09/16/18 CB Simeon Smiley Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Boston College
07/28/18 RB Richie Worship ACL is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Boston College Eagles are 7th in Division 1 in points scored with 158. They have run 227 plays this season for 1,733 yards, which ranks them 26th in the nation in total offense. The Eagles average 7.6 yards per play, which is 9th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 72 1st downs this year, placing them 35th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Boston College has run for 858 yards as a team, which ranks 7th in the country. They've run 155 times, averaging 5.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 16 times for 113 yards so far this season, which has them 87th in the nation in penalties. Anthony Brown has thrown for 626 yards this season. He has completed 33 passes on 48 attempts for a completion percentage of 68.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 240.2. He averages 13 yards per pass attempt and 16.8 adjusted yards per throw.
Boston College is 67th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 69. They have surrendered a total of 1,090 yards on D, which is 67th in Division 1. The Eagles are ranked 27th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opposing offenses have completed 53 passes on 101 attempts against the Boston College Eagles defense this season, placing them 63rd and 87th in the country. The Boston College pass defense has also given up a total of 529 yards through the air, which is 45th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 137 attempts for 561 yards this year, putting them in 97th place in D-1 against the run. The Eagles have committed 13 penalties for 94 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 17th in the nation.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Boilermakers have run for 585 yards as a team, which ranks 54th in the nation. They've run 83 times, averaging 7 yards per rush as a unit. The Boilermakers have been penalized on offense 23 times for 245 yards so far this year, which has them 29th in the country in penalties. They are 76th in Division 1 in points scored with 83. They have run 208 plays this year for 1,562 yards, which ranks them 16th in the nation in total offense. The Purdue Boilermakers average 7.5 yards per play, which is 14th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 65 1st downs this season, ranking them 56th overall as an offensive unit. David Blough has completed 57 throws while attempting 81 passes for a completion percentage of 70.4%. He has passed for 694 yards this year. He averages 8.8 adjusted yards per throw and 8.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 152.1.
The Purdue Boilermakers rush defense has given up 119 attempts for 468 yards this season, putting them in 77th place in the country against the run. They have had 20 penalties for 154 yards on defense this year. That places them 61st in Division 1. Purdue is 95th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 91. They have given up a total of 1,425 yards on D, which is 112th in the nation. The Boilermakers are 103rd in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opponent offenses have completed 71 throws on 114 attempts against the Purdue defense this season, ranking them 117th and 112th in the country. The Purdue Boilermakers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 957 yards in the air, which is 120th overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Boilermakers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Eagles -7
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