This week’s 12 CFB showdown between the Eagles and Panthers can be found on ESPN at 7:00 (11/16/23). The game will be held at Acrisure Stadium in Pittsburgh (PA). This week’s Atlantic Coast clash features the Panthers as 3 point road favorites. Can they secure a win at home and cover the spread?
BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES VS PITTSBURGH PANTHERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Boston College Eagles +3
This game will be played at Acrisure Stadium at 7:00 ET on Thursday, November 16th.
WHY BET THE BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 25-22 in favor of Pittsburgh.
- Even though we have Pittsburgh winning straight-up, we like Boston College at +3.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 45.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 47 points.
Can Boston College Stun the Crowd at Acrisure Stadium?
This season, the Boston College Eagles are currently 6-4. So far this season, they have played four road games and four at home.
Against the spread, Boston College has gone 4-4 this season. The Eagles have been favored three times compared to five games as the underdog.
So far this season, Boston College boasts an over/under record of 5-3. On average, their matchups have resulted in a combined score of 54.9 points, while the average over/under line has been 50.2 points.
Boston College’s rushing attack is ranked 10th in college football with 430 rushing attempts per game. This has translated into an average of 203.4 rushing yards per game, placing them 13th nationally. On average, they are attempting 29.3 passes per game leading to 194.8 passing yards per contest. In terms of scoring, they hold the 60th position, averaging 26.4 points per game.
Boston College’s defense ranks 113th in points allowed, with 28.5 points given up per game. Teams have been averaging 187.2 passing yards against them (36th nationally). On the ground, they’ve conceded 188.6 rushing yards, putting them 149th in college football.
Are Pittsburgh Ready for a Home Win?
So far, the Pittsburgh Panthers are 2-8, including going 0-5 on the road and 1-3 at home.
Pittsburgh’s average scoring differential for the season is -8.3 leading to an ATS mark of 2-7. The Panthers have been favored four times and the underdog in five games
This season, Pittsburgh has posted an over/under record of 6-3 through 10 games. On average their games have combined for 48.1 points.
Pittsburgh’s offense is averaging 19.9 points per game, which ranks them 92nd in the NCAA. Through the air, they’re at 212 passing yards on average, putting them at 81st in the nation. Their rushing attack is currently 116th in rushing yards, with an average of 288 rushing attempts per game this season.
Pittsburgh’s defense enters the game ranked 136th in passing yards allowed per game. Opponents throw the ball an average of 25.5 times against the Panthers. They have given up 28.2 PPG, which ranks 111th in college football. In terms of rushing yards allowed, they stand at 106th in the NCAA.