The Miami Hurricanes (6-5) travel to face off against the Boston College Eagles (6-5) on Friday, November 24th. This game will be played at Alumni Stadium (MA) in Chestnut Hill and televised on ABC. Both Miami and Boston College will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Kickoff is scheduled for 12:00 ET.
Miami Hurricanes vs Boston College Eagles
The Miami Hurricanes Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
Miami will be looking for a better performance from their defense, as they are coming off a game in which they allowed 38 to Louisville. Despite a solid performance from their offense, Miami still lost by a score of 38-31). In the loss vs. Louisville, quarterback Tyler Van Dyke finished with a QB rating of 96.85 while completing 24 of 39 passes for 327 yards. He also ended the game with one touchdown.
Going into the game, the oddsmakers had this one as a pick em, giving Miami an ATS loss. The team’s combined 69 points surpassed the over/under line of 46.5.
The Miami Hurricanes take on the Boston College with a 6-5 record, including 1-3 on the road and 2-2 at home.
Heading into this week’s matchup with Boston College, the Hurricanes have been favored in four games and the underdog in three. Their ATS mark coming into the game is 4-4. Heading into this week’s game, Miami’s over/under record is 4-4. Their average margin against their over/under lines is currently +4.0 with their games averaging 53.2 points per game.
The Boston College Eagles Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
In Boston College’s most recent loss to Pittsburgh, the Eagles faced a -4-point deficit going into the 4th and were unable to mount a comeback effort, falling 24-16. In the loss vs. Pittsburgh, quarterback Thomas Castellanos finished with a QB rating of 53.92 while completing 13 of 25 passes for 171 yards. He also ended the game with one touchdown.
The betting lines going into the game were 45.5 on the over/under and Boston College as 2.5-point underdogs. As they combined for 40 points, this was a hit for the under and Boston College was handed an ATS loss.
The Boston College Eagles take on the Miami with a 6-5 record, including 3-2 on the road and 2-2 at home.
Boston College has gone into three games as the favorite this season and six games as the underdog. Their ATS record is currently 4-5. So far this season, Boston College boasts an over/under record of 5-4. On average, their matchups have resulted in a combined score of 53.5 points, while the average over/under line has been 49.8 points.
Miami Offense Breakdown
The Hurricanes are currently ranked 66th in college football with 366 rushing attempts per game. In terms of rush yards, they are at 171.5 rushing yards per game, which is 50th in the nation. Looking at their production in the passing game, they are averaging 33.5 attempts per game and gain an average of 262.1 passing yards. Overall, they hold the 39th spot with 30.9 points per game.
Tyler Van Dyke is the team’s leading passer this season, racking up 2413 yards while averaging 12.3 per completion. His completion rate for the year stands at 66%, with 17 touchdowns.
Boston College Offense Breakdown
The Eagles are currently ranked 8th in college football with 474 rushing attempts per game. In terms of rush yards, they are at 198.9 rushing yards per game, which is 16th in the nation. Looking at their production in the passing game, they are averaging 28.9 attempts per game and gain an average of 192.6 passing yards. Overall, they hold the 65th spot with 25.5 points per game.
Leading the team in passing yards is Thomas Castellanos with 1995 yards. In addition, he is 1st on the team in rushing yards. This season, he’s carried the ball 175 times for 827 yards while boasting a completion rate of 56.8%.
Miami Team Defense
So far this season, the Hurricanes’ defense has given up 93.2 rushing yards per game against the run (197th). Opponents are averaging 233.9 passing yards and opposing quarterbacks have a passer rating of 81.9 against Miami. In terms of points allowed, they are 71st in the NCAA.
Boston College Team Defense
Boston College comes into the game 117th in points allowed, allowing 28.1 points per game. Teams have been gaining 189 passing yards on average against them (39th). Against the run, they’re giving up 189.5 yards, placing them 147th in college football.
Miami vs Boston College Trends
- Miami’s ten most recent games vs. the spread has seen them go 4-6 against the spread.
- Looking across Boston College’s ten most recent home games, they are 4-6 against the spread.
- Boston College’s ATS record in their ten most recent games as the underdog is 6-4.
- Miami are 1-4 in their last five games as favorites.
I’m liking Miami to cover the spread as they come in as the 8.5-point favorites on the road. Miami’s offense had a strong showing against Louisville, and I believe they will continue their success in this week’s matchup against Boston College.
I’m placing my bet on the over with the current over/under line at 48.5. Up to this point, games involving Boston College have seen an average combined score of 53.5 points, and I expect this game to exceed 48.5.
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