Eagles face Black Knights in Week 6 odds
Boston College Eagles vs Army Black Knights Odds
The NCAAF betting menu features a clash between Army and Boston College on Saturday, with the host Black Knights trying to win both for fans supporting them and bettors backing them.
The Black Knights sit at 0-4 (1-3 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Eagles are currently 1-3 (1-3 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Army is 2-1 OU, and Boston College is 2-1 OU.
Betting Line: The Eagles were listed as 8.5-point favorites on the opening NCAA football line at 5Dimes and most sportsbooks tracked by OddsShark. No total was available early in the week.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Black Knights sit at No. 91 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Eagles are at No. 74 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Eagles will win this game 29-12.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Army's No. 105-ranked offense (21.8 PPG) against a Eagles defense that ranks No. 76 at 27.8 PPG. The Black Knights passing attack has averaged 48 yards per game, less than the Eagles give up through the air (243.8 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Eagles own the league's No. 113-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 293 yards per game when on the road. Army, on the other hand, rates No. 2 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Last time out for Boston College, they were a 45-31 loser as they battled Clemson at home. Boston College failed to cover in the match as a 7-point underdog, while 76 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Chase Rettig handled the Tigers defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 341 yards, but Boston College still lost to Clemson 45-31.
Army was a 23-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against Stony Brook. There was no line on the game due to the fact a non-board team was involved. Army was hammered in its last outing, as Stony Brook ran up a 23-3 score against them at Michie Stadium.
Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing in October are 3-7
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing outside the conference are 4-6
Army Black Knights Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing outside the conference are 1-9
A few Eagles at Black Knights trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston College's last 5 games on the road
Boston College is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Army
Boston College is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games
Boston College is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Army is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games at home
Army is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Army is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Army is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston College
Boston College at Florida State, Saturday, October 13
Army home to Kent State, Saturday, October 13