At 12:00 ET, the Eagles and Hurricanes go head-to-head at Alumni Stadium (MA) in this week 13 NCAAF matchup. Catch the action on ABC with the game scheduled for Friday, November 24th. This matchup between two Atlantic Coast rivals has the Hurricanes as the 8.5 point road favorites. Do they have what it takes to pick up a road win and cover?
MIAMI HURRICANES VS BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Boston College Eagles +8.5
This game will be played at Alumni Stadium (MA) at 12:00 ET on Friday, November 24th.
WHY BET THE BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 29-21 in favor of Miami.
- Even though we have Miami winning straight-up, we like Boston College at +8.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 48.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 50 points.
Does Miami Have A Chance at Alumni Stadium (MA)?
So far, the Miami Hurricanes are 6-5, including going 1-3 on the road and 2-2 at home.
Miami has gone into four games as the favorite this season and three games as the underdog. Their ATS record is currently 4-4.
Across 11 games, the average over/under line in Miami’s matchups is 49 points. These games have seen an average combined score of 53.2 points, resulting in an OU record of 4-4.
On the offensive side, Miami has averaged 30.9 points per game this season. This figure has them 39th in the NCAA. Their passing game, averaging 262.1 passing yards, is ranked 40th nationally. In terms of rushing, they’re 50th in rushing yards with an average of 366 rushing attempts per contest this season.
In terms of passing yards allowed per game, Miami’s defense is ranked 97th. Opponents, on average, attempt 32.3 passes against the Hurricanes. They are allowing 22.3 PPG, which places them 86th in college football. Their rush defense ranks 15th in the NCAA.
Can Boston College Deliver Being Underdogs at Home?
So far, the Boston College Eagles are 6-5, including going 3-2 on the road and 2-2 at home.
Boston College’s average scoring differential for the season is -2.6 leading to an ATS mark of 4-5. The Eagles have been favored three times and the underdog in six games
Boston College has put together an over/under record of 5-4 throughout this season. The average combined score in their games has been 53.5 points, and the standard over/under line has stood at 49.8 points.
Boston College’s rushing attack is ranked 8th in college football with 474 rushing attempts per game. This has translated into an average of 198.9 rushing yards per game, placing them 16th nationally. On average, they are attempting 28.9 passes per game leading to 192.6 passing yards per contest. In terms of scoring, they hold the 65th position, averaging 25.5 points per game.
Boston College’s defense sits at 117th for points allowed, allowing 28.1 points per game. So far, teams have been averaging 189 passing yards per game against them (39th nationally). On the ground, they’re yielding 189.5 rushing yards, ranking them 147th in college football.