Terrapins take on Eagles in Week 9 contest
Maryland Terrapins vs Boston College Eagles Odds
Alumni Stadium will feature Eagles vs. Terrapins on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in Week 9 action.
Supporters of the Terrapins have seen them go 4-3 and 4-2-1 ATS so far this season, while the Eagles are at 1-6 and 1-6 ATS. In totals betting, the Eagles are 4-2, while the Terrapins are 3-3.
Betting Line: Bettors looking to back the visiting Terrapins in this one found them as 1-point favorites on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Eagles, currently No. 108 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Terrapins, who rate No. 72 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 26-15 victory for the Terrapins.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Boston College's No. 90-ranked offense (23.6 PPG) against a Terrapins defense that ranks No. 31 at 20.3 PPG. The Eagles passing attack has averaged 278.1 yards per game, more than the Terrapins give up through the air (200.9 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Terrapins own the league's No. 9-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 82 yards per game when on the road. Boston College, on the other hand, rates No. 113 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
In their last action, Maryland was a 20-18 loser at home against North Carolina State. They covered the 4-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (38) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Last time we saw the Terrapins, they had no answer for WinningRB as the Wolfpack rolled to a 20-18 victory at Byrd Stadium.
In their last action, Boston College was a 37-17 loser on the road against Georgia Tech. They failed to cover the 14.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (54) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Boston College lost its last outing 37-17 against Georgia Tech on Saturday, getting a 118-yard receiving performance from Alex Amidon in a losing cause at Bobby Dodd Stadium.
Maryland Terrapins Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 2-8
Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 3-7
A few Terrapins at Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Maryland's last 7 games when playing Boston College
Maryland is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Maryland's last 6 games on the road
Maryland is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Boston College
Boston College is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Maryland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston College's last 7 games when playing Maryland
Boston College is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Boston College is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games at home
Maryland home to Georgia Tech, Saturday, November 3
Boston College at Wake Forest, Saturday, November 3