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Southern Cal Trojans Visit Boston College Eagles in Week 3 Clash – Betting Lines and Pick

Southern Cal Trojans

vs

Boston College Eagles
Saturday, September 13, 2014 8:00 PM ET
Alumni Stadium

 

The Boston College Eagles will be pegged as betting underdogs for the third time in their last five home games in their Week 3 matchup at Alumni Stadium on Saturday night against the undefeated USC Trojans.

Listed as 5.5-point home underdogs in Week 2, the Eagles failed to cover the spread, falling 30-20 to the Pittsburgh Panthers.

Despite last weekend's loss, the Eagles have been strong at home of late, 5-2 SU and ATS in their last seven at home. The Trojans are coming off a big 13-10 win over Stanford in Week 2. It was USC's fifth straight road win SU, 4-1 ATS.

The Eagles were dogs of 17 points midweek over at BetDSI while the total was 51 at Bovada.

USC is 1-7 ATS last 8 games as road favorite while Boston College is 4-1 ATS last 5 games as home underdog and 0-5 ATS last 5 games vs. Pac. 12 teams.

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Southern Cal Trojans vs Boston College Eagles Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston College Eagles sit at 1-1 (1-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Southern Cal Trojans are currently 2-0 (2-0 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? Boston College is 0-1-1 OU, and Southern Cal is 1-1 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston College vs Southern Cal injuries news.

The Boston College Eagles sit at No. 74 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Southern Cal Trojans are at No. 21 on that chart.

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How Southern Cal Trojans vs Boston College Eagles Stats Matchup

The game also pits Boston College's No. 94-ranked offense, averaging 25 PPG, against a Southern Cal defense that ranks No. 14 this week at 11.5 PPG. The Boston College aerial game is averaging 153.5 yards per game, less than the Southern Cal Trojans secondary allows through the air, 222.5 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Southern Cal Trojans feature the league's No. 30-rated road run defense, allowing 128 yards per game. Boston College, meanwhile, ranks No. 84 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Southern Cal was a 13-10 winner in its last match on the road against Cardinal. They covered the +3-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 23 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Last time we saw the Cardinal, they had no answer for Javorius Allen as the Trojans rolled to a 13-10 victory at Stanford Stadium.

Boston College was a 30-20 loser in their most recent outing at home against Panthers. They failed to cover the +5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (50) made winners of PUSH bettors. In their last game, the Eagles were Week 2 losers coming out on the wrong end of 30-20 score against Pittsburgh.

Southern Cal Trojans vs Boston College Eagles Betting Odds Trends

Southern Cal is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
Southern Cal is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Southern Cal's last 10 games
Southern Cal is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston College's last 8 games
Boston College is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Boston College is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston College's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Southern Cal home to Oregon State, Saturday, September 27th
Boston College home to Maine, Saturday, September 20th

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