Betting line favors Terrapins over Eagles
Boston College Eagles vs Maryland Terrapins Odds
Boston College travels to Maryland on Saturday, hoping to boost its 1-6 mark in Week 9 action with a victory over the Terrapins.
They will face the 1-6 Eagles, who own a 2-5 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Terrapins are 4-3 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Eagles are 1-6 favoring the OVER.
Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup the Terrapins sat as 8-point favorites . The total, meanwhile, had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Terrapins rated this week at No. 49 and the Eagles sitting at No. 100. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 19-18 result in favor of the Terrapins this week.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Maryland's No. 79-ranked offense (25 PPG) against a Eagles defense that ranks No. 62 at 26.3 PPG. The Terrapins passing attack has averaged 215 yards per game, less than the Eagles give up through the air (262.7 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Eagles own the league's No. 97-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 209.7 yards per game when on the road. Maryland, on the other hand, rates No. 47 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Boston College lost its last outing, a 30-14 result against Virginia Tech on October 22. Boston College covered in that game as a 21-point underdog, while the 44 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
Maryland lost its last outing, a 41-16 result against Florida State on October 22. Maryland failed to cover in that game as a 19.5-point underdog, while the 57 combined points took the game OVER the total.
Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on grass are 3-7
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 4-6
Maryland Terrapins Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 5-5
A few Eagles at Terrapins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston College's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Boston College's last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston College's last 6 games when playing Maryland
Boston College is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Maryland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Maryland's last 6 games when playing Boston College
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Maryland's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Maryland's last 9 games
Maryland is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home
Boston College home to Florida State, Thursday, November 3
Maryland home to Virginia, Saturday, November 5