Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Boston College Eagles Prediction, 11/27/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Boston College Eagles
Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021
Location: Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill, MA
Odds/Point Spread: Eagles (+5)
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons (9-2) are en route to Alumni Stadium on Saturday where they will attempt to beat the Boston College Eagles (6-5). Wake Forest opens this game as 5-point favorites. The over/under comes in at 64.
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons come into this game with a record of 9-2 this season. In their last matchup, the Demon Deacons stepped onto the field against the Clemson Tigers and ended up losing by a score of 48-27. Sam Hartman went 27/43 with 312 yards passing and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rating of 126.8 and ended the game with 1 interception. Quinton Cooley was the leader on the ground for the Demon Deacons with 8 totes for 39 yds (4.9 yds per carry). In all, they ran 75 plays which converted into 406 yds. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons ended up running the ball 31 different times and compiled 36 yds, earning them an average of 1.2 yards per attempt. When it came to stopping the run, the Demon Deacons gave up 333 yards on 54 tries, which is 6.2 yards per rush allowed. Wake Forest gave up 12 completions on 20 tries for 210 yards, and a completion rate of 60.0%.
Concerning getting in the endzone, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons have an average of 43.1 points per game. As a team they're holding an average of 167.4 yards on the ground which has them sitting 62nd in college football. The Demon Deacons currently have 5,391 total yards for the season. In terms of getting in the endzone, Wake Forest has compiled 31 passing touchdowns and 28 rushing touchdowns. Wake Forest has accounted for 277 first downs as a unit, and they have been called for 64 infractions for 573 yds. They have surrendered the football 15 different times.
The Demon Deacons are sitting in 106th in college football in terms of the opposition scoring, conceding 30.8 PPG. They are allowing 5.0 yards per rush and 214.2 rushing yards per contest this year. During this campaign, they have allowed 2,356 running yards through 11 outings. When it comes to yards through the air, the Demon Deacons are conceding 2,592 yards which puts them in 92nd in Division 1. They are giving up 235.6 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 59.7%. In total, they have yielded 449.8 yards per game putting them 123rd in the nation. They have surrendered 21 touchdowns through the air and 21 touchdowns pounding the rock.
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The Eagles head into this game 6-5 for this season. For their last game, the Eagles went home defeated by a final of 26-23 against the Florida State Seminoles. Phil Jurkovec (1 TD) finished the game with 148 yds on 10/24 through the air while his quarterback rating was 98.9. He threw 1 interception and his average yards per attempt was 6.2. Pat Garwo III ran the ball 24 times for 71 yds, finishing the game with 3.0 yards per carry for Boston College. The Eagles ended up finishing with 318 yards on 75 plays (4.2 yards per play). Boston College rushed the football for 3.3 yards per tote, finishing the game with 170 yards on 51 attempts. Boston College gave up 31 attempts on the ground for 114 yards (3.7 yds per rush). The Eagles passing defense allowed a completion rate of 58.8%, relinquishing 251 yards on 20 out of 34 through the air.
The Boston College Eagles hold an average of 364.9 yards per contest, ranking them 95th in college football. The Boston College offense has racked up 508 penalty yards on 57 infractions, which has them sitting 99th in the country in terms of giving up free yards. Over the course of the season so far, the Eagles have thrown for a total of 2,173 passing yards as well as an average of 197.5 passing yards per game, putting them at 103rd in college football. Regarding putting points on the board, the Eagles are 85th in the country by scoring 26.0 points per contest.
Boston College has given up a total of 1,872 yards via the ground game (170.2 yards per game) and 13 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the season. They have conceded 11 touchdowns via the pass as well as 167.8 yards per game, ranking them 17th in Division 1. The Eagles defense has taken part in 674 plays, which is good for 22nd in the nation. The Eagles are conceding 20.5 points per game, which has them 37th in the country. This season, they have conceded 226 total points.
Who will win tonight's Demon Deacons/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Eagles +5
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