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Eagles face Yellow Jackets in Week 8 odds

Boston College EaglesGeorgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Oct 20, 3:00 PM | Grass of Bobby Dodd Stadium

Boston College Eagles vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Odds

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Georgia Tech looks to cover the Yellow Jackets-Eagles point spread this week and improve its overall 2-4 mark when they host Boston College in Week 8 action.

The Yellow Jackets sit at 2-4 (3-3 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Eagles are currently 1-5 (1-5 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Georgia Tech is 4-1 OU, and Boston College is 4-1 OU.

View Boston College vs Georgia Tech Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: The visitors opened as 13-point underdogs in this one at 5Dimes and most sportsbooks tracked here at OddsShark. No total had been posted as of press time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The Yellow Jackets sit at No. 78 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Eagles are at No. 102 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Yellow Jackets will win this game 39-23.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Georgia Tech's No. 26-ranked offense (37.8 PPG) against a Eagles defense that ranks No. 99 at 32.7 PPG. The Yellow Jackets passing attack has averaged 155.8 yards per game, less than the Eagles give up through the air (250.3 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Eagles own the league's No. 123-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 336.7 yards per game when on the road. Georgia Tech, on the other hand, rates No. 3 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Boston College lost its last outing, a 51-7 result against Florida State on October 13. Boston College failed to cover in that game as a 29-point underdog, while the 58 combined points took the game OVER the total. Last time we saw the Eagles, they had no answer for WinningRB as the Seminoles rolled to a 51-7 victory at Doak Campbell Stadium.

Last time out for Georgia Tech, they were a 47-31 loser as they battled Clemson on the road. Georgia Tech failed to cover in the match as a 11-point underdog, while 78 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Last time we saw the Yellow Jackets, they had no answer for WinningRB as the Tigers rolled to a 47-31 victory at Memorial Stadium.

Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on grass are 3-7
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 3-7

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 4-6

A few Eagles at Yellow Jackets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Boston College's last 14 games on the road
Boston College is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Boston College is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Boston College is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Georgia Tech is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Georgia Tech is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
Georgia Tech is 4-10-1 ATS in its last 15 games
Georgia Tech is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games

Next up:
Boston College home to Maryland, Saturday, October 27
Georgia Tech home to BYU, Saturday, October 27