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Boston College Favored by -7.5 Against Central Michigan on Saturday - Week 5 College Football Betting Odds and Pick

Boston College looks to cover the Eagles-Chippewas point spread this week and improve its overall 1-3 mark when they host Central Michigan in Week 5 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the betting opening line for this matchup, the Boston College Eagles sat as -7.5-point favorite, according to 5Dimes. The total had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark picked a 24-18 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.

Central Michigan Chippewas vs Boston College Eagles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Betting fans of the Boston College Eagles have seen them go 1-3 and 1-3 ATS so far this season, while the Central Michigan Chippewas are at 2-2 and 1-3 ATS. In over under totals betting, the Central Michigan Chippewas are 1-2-1, while the Boston College Eagles are 1-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston College vs Central Michigan injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Boston College Eagles rated this week at No. 111 and the Central Michigan Chippewas sitting at No. 98.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Boston College's No. 119-ranked offense, averaging 15 PPG, against a Central Michigan defense that ranks No. 98 this week at 31.5 PPG. The Boston College aerial game is averaging 177.5 yards per game, less than the Central Michigan Chippewas secondary allows through the air, 275.75 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Central Michigan Chippewas feature the league's No. 95-rated road run defense, allowing 223.5 yards per game. Boston College, meanwhile, ranks No. 75 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Chippewas suffered a Week 4 loss against Miami-OH in their last game, falling 31-14 at Kelly/Shorts Stadium.

Boston College was hammered in its last outing, as Clemson ran up a 34-7 score against them at Memorial Stadium-Clemson.

Betting Trends
  • Central Michigan is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Central Michigan is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Central Michigan's last 7 games
  • Central Michigan is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Boston College is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston College's last 7 games
  • Boston College is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Boston College is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Central Michigan at Ohio, Saturday, October 7th
Boston College home to Virginia Tech, Saturday, October 7th