Boston College Eagles vs Clemson Tigers Prediction, 10/31/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Boston College Eagles vs Clemson Tigers
Date: Saturday, October 31, 2020
Location: Clemson Memorial Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Boston College (+31.5)
Phil Jurkovec and the Boston College Eagles (4-2) go to Clemson Memorial Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Clemson Tigers (6-0). Clemson opens this game as 31.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 59.5.
In their last game, the Boston College Eagles took the field against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and were on the winning end of this game by a score of 48-27. Phil Jurkovec led the team in rushing in this outing. He had a long run of 28 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He scurried for 94 yards via 7 carries which had him averaging 13.4 yards per run. CJ Lewis was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 58 yards on 4 catches. He had an average of 14.5 yards per reception in this outing. Phil Jurkovec went 13/21 with 145 yards by way of the pass and threw 2 TD's. He finished the game without throwing an interception.
The Eagles have tallied 2,266 total yards for the season. As a unit they maintain an average of 99.2 yards on the ground ranking them 90th in D-1. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Boston College has earned 12 passing touchdowns and 7 touchdowns on the ground. In terms of putting the ball in the endzone, the Boston College Eagles have an average of 27.5 points per game. The Eagles rank 47th in the country regarding their opponents scoring, giving up 25.0 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.5 yards per run and 166.5 rushing yards per game so far this season. In total, they have given up 999 yards on the ground through 6 games. Regarding yards via the pass, the Eagles have given up 1,304 yds which has them ranked 86th in the country. During their 6 games played this year, they are allowing 217.3 yards per game through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 57.2%. In total, they have relinquished 383.8 yards per game which puts them 54th in D-1.
Phil Jurkovec has connected on 152 of his career 242 tosses for a completion percentage of 62.8%. He is throwing for 135.2 yards per outing. For his career, Jurkovec has thrown for a total of 1,893 yds with 14 touchdowns and 4 picks. He has a QB rating of 144.3 with a TD percentage of 5.8% and an interception rate of 1.7%. Since his collegiate career started, he has left the pocket to run 77 times for a total of 248 rushing yards.
The last time they took the field, the Clemson Tigers played the Syracuse Orange and ended up getting the win by a score of 47-21. Trevor Lawrence went 27/43 with 289 yards by way of passing and threw 2 touchdowns. He tossed 1 interception on the day. Travis Etienne paced the team in rushing for the game. His longest run of the day went for 25 yards and he ran for 3 touchdowns for this contest. He scurried for 86 yards on 16 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.4 yards per tote. Amari Rodgers was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 91 yards on 8 receptions. He averaged 11.4 yards per catch for the game.
When discussing putting points on the board, the Tigers rank 4th in the nation maintaining an average of 48.2 points per game. For the season thus far, the Tigers have a total of 2,048 passing yards not to mention holding an average of 341.3 throwing yards per outing, which has them ranked 11th in the country. They maintain an average of 176.7 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 1,060 yards for the year. The Clemson Tigers hold an average of 518.0 yards/outing which has them ranked 10th in the nation. Clemson has conceded a total of 632 yards rushing (105.3 yards per outing) and 2 touchdowns via the rush this season. The Tigers are giving up 13.5 points per contest, which puts them 24th in D-1. This year, they have relinquished 81 points. They have surrendered 6 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 169.3 yards/outing, ranking them 23rd in the country.
In 36 games in his collegiate career, Trevor Lawrence has connected on 662 of 995 attempts for a total of 8,778 yds. He averages 243.8 passing yards per contest with a 165.4 QB rating. Lawrence has passed for 83 touchdowns compared to 14 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has run for 811 yds on 192 attempts. His TD rate when attempting a pass is 8.3% and his interception percentage is 1.4%.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tigers -31.5 and over 59.5 total points
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