Connecticut Huskies vs Boston College Eagles Prediction, 10/28/2023 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Connecticut Huskies vs Boston College Eagles
Date: Saturday, October 28, 2023
Location: Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill, MA
Odds/Point Spread: Eagles (-12)
The Connecticut Huskies (1-6) are hitting the road to Alumni Stadium on Saturday, October 28, 2023 where they will take on the Boston College Eagles (4-3). Connecticut opens as 12-point underdogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The total is set at 52.5.
The Connecticut Huskies head into this matchup 1-6 for this year. In their last matchup, the Huskies faced the USF Bulls and ended up losing by a score of 24-21. Ta'Quan Roberson went 19/34 with 175 yards through the air and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rating of 102.9 and walked away from the game with 1 pick. Camryn Edwards led the offense in rushing for the Huskies with 22 attempts for 149 yards (6.8 yds per carry). In the game, they ran 66 plays which gave them 368 yds. The Connecticut Huskies ended up running the ball 32 different times and totaled 193 yds, which had them averaging 6.0 yards per tote. Against the run, the Huskies gave up 260 yards on 49 tries, which calculates to 5.3 yards per run allowed. Connecticut gave up 27 pass completions on 39 tries for a total of 203 yds, and a completion percentage of 69.2%.
The Huskies currently have 2,305 total yards for the year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Connecticut has amassed 8 passing touchdowns and 10 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the ball over 11 different times. Connecticut has accounted for 126 1st downs as a unit, and they have committed 44 penalties for 426 yards. As a team they're holding an average of 141.0 yards via the ground game which ranks them 84th in the nation. When talking about scoring, the Connecticut Huskies are sitting at 20.6 points per outing.
Concerning yards via the pass, the Huskies have allowed 1,711 yds which has them sitting in 85th in D-1. They are giving up 244.4 yards per contest via the pass as well as allowing a completion percentage of 65.4%. Over the course of this year, they are conceding 400.4 yards per outing which ranks them 102nd in D-1. They have yielded 10 touchdowns by air as well as 16 touchdowns via the ground game. They are giving up an average of 4.3 yards per rush and 156.0 rushing yards per contest this season. Over the course of this season, they have conceded 1,092 rushing yards through 7 games. The Huskies rank 106th in D-1 regarding team defense, allowing 30.4 points per contest.
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The Eagles head into this matchup 4-3 this season. In their last game, the Eagles went home victorious with a score of 38-23 when they played the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Thomas Castellanos finished the contest with 255 yards on 17/29 through the air while his quarterback rate was 125.6. He tossed 1 interception and his average yards per pass attempt was 8.8. Kye Robichaux carried the rock 21 times for 165 yds, finishing the game with 7.9 yards per carry for Boston College. Boston College ended up running for 7.2 yards per attempt, finishing with 308 yds on 43 carries. The Eagles finished with a total of 563 yds while running 72 plays (7.8 yds per play). The Eagles passing defense conceded a completion percentage of 43.8%, surrendering 204 yds on 14 out of 32 passing. Boston College gave up 35 rush attempts for 248 yards (7.1 yards per rush).
The Boston College Eagles are averaging 418.3 yards/game, which has them sitting 48th in college football. The Boston College offense has 505 yards of penalties on 58 violations, which has them ranked 13th in college football in terms of giving up free yards. They have an average of 210.0 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 1,470 yards for the season. They have tossed 6 picks while letting opponents recover 2 fumbles and they have earned 152 first downs. In terms of how much they score, the Eagles rank 64th in college football maintaining an average of 29.1 points per game. For the year thus far, the Eagles currently sit at 1,458 passing yards along with holding an average of 208.3 passing yards per game, which has them ranked 95th in college football.
The Eagles are relinquishing 30.4 PPG, ranking them 105th in the nation. Boston College has allowed the opposition a total of 1,224 yards rushing (174.9 yards/game) and 16 touchdowns by way of the ground game this year. This season, they have relinquished 213 pts. They have surrendered 13 touchdowns through the air in addition to 209.7 yards/game, which puts them in 47th in Division 1. The Eagles defense has taken the field for 427 plays, ranking them 13th in college football. They have compiled 5 fumbles recovered and 4 picks for the year.
Who will win tonight's Huskies/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Huskies +12
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