Eagles battle Demon Deacons in Week 2 odds
Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Boston College Eagles Odds
The Eagles will try to pay off for their supporters on Friday when they play host to the Demon Deacons at Alumni Stadium in Week 2 action.
The Demon Deacons will look to vanquish their hosts on Friday, as they are 0-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Eagles are 0-1 ATS. Wake Forest is 0-1 against the total, while Boston College is 0-1 versus the number.
Betting Line: The Eagles were listed as 5-point favorites at sportsbooks such as Bovada on the college football lines.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Power Rankings at OddsShark have the No. 15-rated Demon Deacons taking on the No. 89-rated Eagles in this contest. Handicapping models indicate a 43-29 win for the Demon Deacons on Friday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Boston College's No. 71-ranked offense (24 PPG) against a Demon Deacons defense that ranks No. 16 at 7 PPG. The Eagles passing attack has averaged 285 yards per game, more than the Demon Deacons give up through the air (49 YPG on average).
Last time out for Wake Forest, they were a 31-7 winner as they battled Presbyterian at home. Wake Forest failed to cover in the match as a 38-point favorite, while 38 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Wake Forest won its last game, 31-7 over Presbyterian on Thursday, behind a 143-yard receiving performance from Jonathan Williams at BB&T Field.
Boston College was a 24-14 winner in their most recent outing at home against Villanova. They failed to cover the 15.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (38) made winners of UNDER bettors. Andre Williams ran through the Villanova defense for 114 yards in Boston College's last game, handing the Wildcats a 24-14 setback on Saturday at Alumni Stadium.
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Trends:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 4-6
Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing in September are 3-7
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 3-7
A few Demon Deacons at Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Wake Forest's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Wake Forest's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Wake Forest's last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston College
Wake Forest is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston College's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston College's last 5 games when playing at home against Wake Forest
Boston College is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Wake Forest
Boston College is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games
Wake Forest home to Louisiana-Monroe, Saturday, September 14
Boston College at Southern Cal, Saturday, September 14