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Boston College Eagles at Virginia Cavaliers Week 8 Betting Pick and Odds

The Cavaliers hope to be bad hosts on Saturday as the Virginia Cavaliers pay a visit to Scott Stadium in Week 8 betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Boston College Eagles were listed as 7-point underdogs on the opening NCAA football line at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark. No total was available early in the week, check out the odds pages here or Bovada for updates.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark picked a 23-22 result in favor of the Eagles. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Boston College Eagles vs Virginia Cavaliers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Boston College Eagles have seen them go 3-4 and 4-3 ATS so far this season, while the Virginia Cavaliers are at 5-1 and 4-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Cavaliers are 2-4, while the Eagles are 2-5. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Virginia vs Boston College injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Virginia Cavaliers rated this week at No. 82 and the Boston College Eagles sitting at No. 81.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Virginia Cavaliers No. 65-ranked offense (28.83 PPG) against a Boston College Eagles defense that ranks No. 88 at 30 PPG. The Virginia Cavaliers passing attack has averaged 280 yards per game, more than the Boston College Eagles give up through the air (203.43 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Boston College Eagles feature the league's No. 118-rated road run defense, allowing 266.33 yards per game. Virginia, meanwhile, ranks No. 114 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, Boston College got a 272-yard performance from AJ Dillon as a key part of its 45-42 win over Louisville.

Jordan Ellis tore up the turf for 136 rushing yards in the latest Cavaliers game, a 20-14 win over the Tar Heels at Kenan Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Boston College is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Boston College is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston College's last 7 games
  • Boston College is 10-4 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
  • Virginia is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Virginia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Virginia's last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Virginia's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston College home to Florida State, Friday, October 27th
Virginia at Pittsburgh, Saturday, October 28th