Eagles visit Wolfpack in Week 13 NCAAF clash
Boston College Eagles vs North Carolina State Wolfpack Odds
The Wolfpack will do battle with the visiting Boston College Eagles on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and fatten the pocketbooks of bettors who back them.
The Wolfpack currently sports a record of 6-5, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-6-1 ATS. The Eagles are 2-9 and 4-7 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Wolfpack post a 4-6 over under record this season, while the Eagles have gone 5-5 against the number.
Betting Line: Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the Eagles listed as 14-point underdogs earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under line was unavaiilable earlier in the week.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Wolfpack, currently No. 84 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Eagles, who rate No. 109 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 29-17 victory for the Wolfpack.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits North Carolina State's No. 65-ranked offense, averaging 28.5 PPG, against a Eagles defense that ranks No. 81 this week at 29.9 PPG. The Wolfpack aerial game is averaging 309.4 yards per game, more than the Eagles secondary allows through the air, 242.1 YPG per game.
In comparing defenses, the Eagles own the league's No. 124-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 303.4 yards per game when on the road. North Carolina State, on the other hand, rates No. 98 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Boston College was a 30-23 loser in its last match at home against Virginia Tech. They covered the 10-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 53 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Rolandan Finch went over the 100-yard mark (138) in his team's latest effort, but Virginia Tech still defeated Boston College by a score of 30-23.
North Carolina State lost its last outing, a 62-48 result against Clemson on November 17. North Carolina State covered in that game as a 15-point underdog, while the 110 combined points took the game OVER the total. Mike Glennon handled the Tigers defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 493 yards, but North Carolina State still lost to Clemson 62-48.
Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on grass are 2-8
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 3-7
North Carolina State Wolfpack Trends:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on grass are 6-4
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 5-5
A few Eagles at Wolfpack trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Boston College's last 16 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston College's last 5 games
Boston College is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing North Carolina State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston College's last 5 games when playing North Carolina State
North Carolina State is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of North Carolina State's last 5 games when playing Boston College
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of North Carolina State's last 6 games
North Carolina State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston College