The Kansas Jayhawks (+22) will meet the Boston College Eagles at Alumni Stadium. The matchup will get underway at 7:30 p.m. ET and ACC Network is scheduled to have the TV rights.
Kansas vs. Boston College Betting Odds 9/13/2019
Boston College has been tabbed as the heavy favorite and is currently giving up 22 points to Kansas. The over/under is set at 53 points. If one side finds paydirt early, it’ll likely result in a solid live betting scenario.
This game’s O/U was placed originally at 54, but the under has gotten most of the early sharp action.
The Jayhawks are 1-1 straight up (SU) while the Eagles are 2-0 SU. The Jayhawks are down 2.0 units so far and 0-2 against the spread (ATS). They’ve been a good under bet and have posted an Over-Under record of 0-2.
The Eagles have gained 1.6 units this season. The team is 1-1 ATS and has an O/U record of 2-0.
The Jayhawks fell to Coastal Carolina 12-7 in a matchup where the passing game wasn’t where it needed to be as Carter Stanley completed 13-of-19 passes for just 107 yards and two interceptions. Pooka Williams Jr. (99 yards on 22 rushes) and Khalil Herbert (82 yards on eight carries, one TD) led the ground attack while Stephon Robinson Jr. (four receptions, 45 yards) and Andrew Parchment (three catches, 14 yards) handled the receiving duties in the defeat.
Boston College just got a 45-13 win over Richmond. The defense allowed the Spiders to rush for 215 yards on 44 attempts. Joe Mancuso had a productive showing in the loss for Richmond, recording 70 rushing yards on 10 attempts. For Boston College, Anthony Brown completed eight-of-14 passes for 163 yards and three touchdowns. AJ Dillon carved up the opposing defense in the win. In addition to 86 rushing yards on 17 attempts (and two TDs), Dillon also reeled in two receptions for 54 yards and one TD.
Kansas has run the ball on 59.7 percent of its offensive possessions this year while Boston College has a rush percentage of 69.5 percent. The Jayhawks have run for 138 yards per game and have only one touchdown on the ground this year. The Eagles are putting up 252 rushing yards per contest and have six total rush TDs.
The Jayhawks have averaged 174 yards in the air overall and have two passing TD so far. The Eagles have produced 224 pass yards per outing and have five total pass scores.
Kansas appears to hold an edge when it comes to limiting the pass. The team’s let opponents run for an average of 159 yards and pass for 169 yards per game. Boston College has allowed 156.5 yards per game on the ground and 246.5 to opposing teams in the air. Both teams allow similar adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A) to the opposition, as the Jayhawks have given up an ANY/A of 4.59 to opposing QBs, while the Eagles are yielding an ANY/A of 4.75.
Brown has been sharper than Stanley of late. His adjusted net yards per pass attempt stands at 15.93 for the year and 12.98 across his past two outings while Stanley’s ANY/A is -0.05 (and 5.13 over the last two games).
Kansas Jayhawks at Boston College Eagles NCAA Pick
SU Winner – Boston College, ATS Winner – Kansas, O/U – Over
Team Betting Notes
The Kansas defense has six sacks on the year while Boston College has two.
The Boston College offense has lost zero fumbles this season while the Kansas offense has lost three.
The Jayhawks offense has registered zero pass plays of 40+ yards, while the Eagles have put up four such plays.
Both teams have allowed one pass play of 40 yards or more. The Kansas defense has given up one pass play of 30+ yards while Boston College has given up two such plays.
The Kansas offense has created four rushing plays of 20 or more yards, while Boston College has created six such run.
Both teams have allowed one rushing play of 20+ yards. The Jayhawks have given up nine running play of 10+ yards while the Eagles have given up 10 such plays.