Boston College at Wake Forest College Football Picks and Predictions 9/15/2018
Thursday, September 13, 2018
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BB&T Field is the venue for the game between the Boston College Eagles and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Thursday, September 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Boston College as 3.5 point favorites. The Demon Deacons are 0-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-1-0. The Eagles are 2-0-0 ATS and their over/under record is 2-0-0.
Valuable Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 2-0-0 against the over/under
The Boston College Eagles are 2-0-0 against the spread
Important Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 0-2-0 against the spread
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
09/09/18 DB Amari Henderson Undisclosed is questionable Thursday vs Boston College
09/09/18 DB Luke Masterson Undisclosed is questionable Thursday vs Boston College
09/09/18 WR Scotty Washington Shoulder is questionable Thursday vs Boston College
09/09/18 DB Cameron Glenn Undisclosed is questionable Thursday vs Boston College
09/09/18 QB Jamie Newman Quad is questionable Thursday vs Boston College
09/06/18 OL Justin Herron ACL is out for season
09/05/18 DB Coby Davis Knee is out for season
09/05/18 DL Elontae Bateman Medical is out for season
08/20/18 RB Tyler Bell Undisclosed is out for season
08/04/18 LB Chase Monroe Undisclosed is out indefinitely
08/04/18 LB Jeff Burley Knee is out for season
07/15/18 RB Arkeem Byrd ACL is out for season
06/14/18 QB Kendall Hinton Suspension 3-game suspension (eligible to return 9/22 vs Notre Dame)
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Boston College Eagles have run for 638 yards as a unit, which ranks 4th in the nation. They've run 111 times, averaging 5.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 12 times for 78 yards so far this year, which has them 61st in the country in penalties. They are 6th in Division 1 in points scored with 117. They have run 158 plays this year for 1,209 yards, which ranks them 39th in the nation in total offense. The Eagles average 7.7 yards per play, which is 14th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 53 1st downs this season, ranking them 24th overall as an offensive unit. Anthony Brown has completed 17 throws while attempting 23 passes for a completion percentage of 73.9%. He has passed for 322 yards this year. He averages 17.5 adjusted yards per throw and 14 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 248.9.
The Eagles rush defense has given up 76 attempts for 195 yards this season, putting them in 33rd place in the country against the run. They have had 10 penalties for 59 yards on defense this year. That places them 13th in Division 1. Boston College is 44th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 35. They have given up a total of 510 yards on D, which is 17th in the nation. The Eagles are 13th in yards per play allowed with 3.9. Opponent offenses have completed 33 throws on 56 attempts against the Boston College Eagles defense this season, ranking them 49th and 41st in the country. The Boston College pass defense has also surrendered a total of 315 yards in the air, which is 27th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Boston College Eagles kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 15 for 16 this season. Their punters have accumulated 236 yards on 8 punts, averaging 30 yards per punt. That ranks them 128th in the NCAA in punting average. Boston College is 49th in the country in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 34 punt return yards and average 8.5 yards per return, which is 61st in D-1. They have returned 6 kicks for 106 yards on special teams, which puts them 51st in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 18 yards per kick return and they are 13th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,349.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Demon Deacons are 50th in Division 1 in points scored with 74. They have run 175 plays this season for 1,130 yards, which ranks them 25th in the nation in total offense. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons average 6.5 yards per play, which is 45th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 64 1st downs this year, placing them 9th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Wake Forest has run for 510 yards as a team, which ranks 28th in the country. They've run 97 times, averaging 5.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Demon Deacons have been penalized on offense 6 times for 70 yards so far this season, which has them 122nd in the nation in penalties. Sam Hartman has thrown for 620 yards this season. He has completed 48 passes on 78 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 137.5. He averages 7.9 yards per pass attempt and 7.2 adjusted yards per throw.
Wake Forest is 51st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 37. They have surrendered a total of 846 yards on D, which is 95th in Division 1. The Demon Deacons are ranked 66th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opposing offenses have completed 54 passes on 89 attempts against the Wake Forest defense this season, placing them 116th and 120th in the country. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons pass defense has also given up a total of 628 yards through the air, which is 114th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 71 attempts for 218 yards this year, putting them in 38th place in D-1 against the run. The Demon Deacons have committed 16 penalties for 151 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 107th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Wake Forest is ranked 21st in the nation in punt returns with 6. They've accumulated 161 punt return yards and average 26.8 yards per return, which is 10th in college football. They have returned 5 kicks for 127 yards on special teams, ranking 38th in kick return yardage. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons average 25 yards per kick return and they are 6th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,418. The Demon Deacons have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 4, which is 22nd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Wake Forest kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 8 for 8 this year. Their punters have totaled 262 yards on 7 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That places them 107th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Demon Deacons college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Demon Deacons +3.5
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