Louisville Cardinals vs Boston College Eagles Prediction, 11/28/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Louisville Cardinals vs Boston College Eagles
Date: Saturday, November 28, 2020
Location: Alumni Stadium
TV: ACC Network
Odds/Point Spread: Louisville (-1)
Alumni Stadium is the site where Phil Jurkovec and the Boston College Eagles (5-4) will take on the Louisville Cardinals (3-6) on Saturday. The odds on this matchup have Louisville as 1-point favorites. The O/U opens at 55.5.
The last time they took the field, the Louisville Cardinals faced the Syracuse Orange and took home the victory by a score of 30-0. Malik Cunningham went 19/28 with 219 yards via the pass and completed 1 touchdown. He gave away 2 picks for the game. Maurice Burkley led the team in rushing for the game. He had a long run of 20 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He scurried for 56 yards via 10 carries which had him averaging 5.6 yards per run. Braden Smith led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 65 yards on 7 receptions. He averaged 9.3 yards per catch for the game.
The Cardinals have earned 3,938 total yards this season. Offensively they're averaging 194.1 yards on the ground which is 39th in Division 1. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Louisville has totaled 16 touchdowns through the air and 16 touchdowns on the ground. When talking about scoring points, the Louisville Cardinals are sitting at 28.1 points per outing. The Cardinals rank 59th in college football when it comes to their opponents scoring, conceding 26.4 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.8 yards per run and 184.9 yards on the ground per game this year. For the year, they have conceded 1,664 rushing yards through 9 outings. When talking about passing yards, the Cardinals are giving up 1,610 yds which puts them in 88th in Division 1. During their 9 games, they have surrendered 178.9 yards per contest through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 53.4%. In total, they have relinquished 363.8 yards/outing which puts them 49th in Division 1.
For his career, Cunningham has passed for a total of 4,660 yds with 39 touchdowns and 17 picks. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has taken off and run 302 different times for a total of 1,417 yards. His quarterback rating is 160.7 with a TD rate of 7.9% and an interception rate of 3.4%. He is averaging 150.3 yds per contest. Malik Cunningham has connected on 311 of his attempted career 496 passes for a completion percentage of 62.7%.
In their last contest, the Boston College Eagles played the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and left there with a loss by a score of 45-31. Phil Jurkovec went 18/40 with 272 yards by way of passing and tossed 2 TD's. He gave away 1 pick for the game. Travis Levy led the team in rushing in this contest. His longest run of the day went for 22 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He racked up a total of 51 yards via 9 carries which meant he averaged 5.7 yards per carry. Jaelen Gill led the team in receiving yardage by earning 105 yards on 5 receptions. He had an average of 21.0 yards per catch in this contest.
During the season thus far, the Eagles have racked up 2,359 yards through the air along with an average of 262.1 throwing yards per game, putting them at 42nd in the nation. The Boston College Eagles have an average of 366.3 yards/game which is good for 89th in Division 1. They are averaging 104.2 yards per game via the ground game and have run for 938 yards for the year. Concerning how much they score, the Eagles are ranked 78th in college football by scoring 26.7 points per outing. Boston College has surrendered a total of 1,431 rushing yards (159.0 yards per outing) in addition to 16 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the campaign. The Eagles are relinquishing 26.9 PPG, which puts them 63rd in Division 1. This season, they have given up 242 total points. They have given up 15 touchdowns from the passing game and 235.2 yards/contest, which has them ranked 75th in the nation.
Jurkovec has thrown 19 touchdowns compared to 5 picks in his career. His touchdown percentage is 5.7% and his interception rate is 1.5%. He has run for 269 yds on 96 attempts. He is averaging 151.6 passing yards per contest with a 140.6 quarterback rating. In 17 games in his college career, Phil Jurkovec has completed 202 of 335 attempts for 2,577 yards.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Eagles +1
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