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Eagles Demon Deacons Betting Preview for Week 5

Wake Forest Demon DeaconsBoston College Eagles
Oct 1, 12:30 PM | Turf of Alumni Stadium

Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Boston College Eagles Odds


Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Saturday when the Eagles host the Demon Deacons at Alumni Stadium in Week 5 action.

They will face the 2-1 Demon Deacons, who own a 2-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Eagles are 1-3 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Demon Deacons are 3-0 favoring the OVER.

View Wake Forest vs Boston College Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup the Eagles sat as 1-point underdogs . The total, meanwhile, had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The Power Rankings at OddsShark have the No. 34-rated Demon Deacons taking on the No. 112-rated Eagles in this contest. Handicapping models indicate a 40-24 win for the Demon Deacons on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Boston College's No. 99-ranked offense (21 PPG) against a Demon Deacons defense that ranks No. 49 at 22.7 PPG. The Eagles passing attack has averaged 219.5 yards per game, more than the Demon Deacons give up through the air (203.3 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Demon Deacons own the league's No. 34-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 121 yards per game when on the road. Boston College, on the other hand, rates No. 94 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Wake Forest was a 48-5 winner in its last match at home against Gardner-Webb. They covered the 34–point spread as favorites, while the total score of 53 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Boston College won its last outing, a 45-17 result against Massachusetts on September 24. Boston College covered in that game as a 12-point favorite, while the 62 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Wake Forest Demon Deacons Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 3-7

Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 5-5

A few Demon Deacons at Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Wake Forest's last 6 games when playing Boston College
Wake Forest is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
Wake Forest is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
Wake Forest is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Boston College
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Boston College's last 10 games
Boston College is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Wake Forest
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston College's last 5 games at home
Boston College is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games at home

Next up:
Wake Forest home to Florida State, Saturday, October 8
Boston College at Clemson, Saturday, October 8