Syracuse at Boston College College Football Picks and Predictions 11/24/2018
Saturday, November 24, 2018
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Alumni Stadium is the venue for the game between the Syracuse Orange and the Boston College Eagles on Saturday, November 24, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Syracuse as 2 point favorites. The Eagles are 7-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-6-0. The Orange are 7-3-1 ATS and their over/under record is 6-5-0.
Valuable Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 6-5-0 against the over/under
The Syracuse Orange are 7-3-1 against the spread
Important Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 5-6-0 against the over/under
The Boston College Eagles are 7-4-0 against the spread
Key Syracuse Orange Injuries
11/17/18 QB Eric Dungey Foot left game, is questionable to return
11/11/18 DB Devon Clarke Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Notre Dame
11/11/18 TE Gabe Horan Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Notre Dame
11/11/18 DB Ifeatu Melifonwu Hamstring is questionable Saturday vs Notre Dame
11/11/18 DE Jake Pickard Knee is questionable Saturday vs Notre Dame
11/11/18 RB Moe Neal Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Notre Dame
11/11/18 DB Tyrone Perkins Leg is questionable Saturday vs Notre Dame
10/01/18 LS Matt Keller Ankle is out for season
09/20/18 WR Ed Hendrix Lower Body is out for season
08/30/18 DL Zach Morton Knee is out indefinitely
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
11/17/18 QB Anthony Brown Arm left last game, is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Florida State
11/11/18 RB AJ Dillon Ankle is probable Saturday vs Florida State
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Syracuse Orange have run for 2,310 yards as a unit, which ranks 30th in the nation. They've run 496 times, averaging 4.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Orange have been penalized on offense 73 times for 589 yards so far this year, which has them 44th in the country in penalties. They are 8th in Division 1 in points scored with 447. They have run 894 plays this year for 5,086 yards, which ranks them 37th in the nation in total offense. The Orange average 5.7 yards per play, which is 68th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 254 1st downs this season, ranking them 33rd overall as an offensive unit. Eric Dungey has completed 184 throws while attempting 309 passes for a completion percentage of 59.5%. He has passed for 2,203 yards this year. He averages 7.2 adjusted yards per throw and 7.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 130.5.
The Orange rush defense has given up 420 attempts for 1,861 yards this season, putting them in 73rd place in the country against the run. They have had 87 penalties for 684 yards on defense this year. That places them 98th in Division 1. Syracuse is 78th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 312. They have given up a total of 4,766 yards on D, which is 99th in the nation. The Orange are 88th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opponent offenses have completed 219 throws on 388 attempts against the Syracuse Orange defense this season, ranking them 97th and 111th in the country. The Syracuse pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,905 yards in the air, which is 110th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Syracuse Orange have tried 31 field goals this year and made 28, which is 1st in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 90%. Syracuse Orange kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 51 for 51 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,506 yards on 58 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 28th in the NCAA in punting average. Syracuse is 31st in the country in punt returns with 21. They've totaled 329 punt return yards and average 15.7 yards per return, which is 10th in D-1. They have returned 25 kicks for 470 yards on special teams, which puts them 77th in kick return yardage. The Orange average 19 yards per kick return and they are 18th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,885.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Eagles are 36th in Division 1 in points scored with 363. They have run 825 plays this season for 4,497 yards, which ranks them 84th in the nation in total offense. The Boston College Eagles average 5.5 yards per play, which is 78th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 215 1st downs this year, placing them 86th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Boston College has run for 2,165 yards as a team, which ranks 44th in the country. They've run 525 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 69 times for 540 yards so far this season, which has them 51st in the nation in penalties. Anthony Brown has thrown for 1,870 yards this season. He has completed 141 passes on 248 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 137.2. He averages 7.5 yards per pass attempt and 7.6 adjusted yards per throw.
Boston College is 49th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 266. They have surrendered a total of 4,263 yards on D, which is 66th in Division 1. The Eagles are ranked 34th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opposing offenses have completed 229 passes on 407 attempts against the Boston College defense this season, placing them 112th and 123rd in the country. The Boston College Eagles pass defense has also given up a total of 2,613 yards through the air, which is 83rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 435 attempts for 1,651 yards this year, putting them in 52nd place in D-1 against the run. The Eagles have committed 54 penalties for 410 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 4th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Boston College is ranked 20th in the nation in punt returns with 22. They've accumulated 301 punt return yards and average 13.7 yards per return, which is 21st in college football. They have returned 42 kicks for 970 yards on special teams, ranking 3rd in kick return yardage. The Boston College Eagles average 23 yards per kick return and they are 25th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,768. The Eagles have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 6, which is 122nd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Boston College kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 43 for 47 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,536 yards on 67 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 118th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Orange/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Eagles +2
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