The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will need to be careful when they play Boston College Saturday, as the favorite is just 2-8 ATS in the past 10 meetings between these two teams. Boston College and Notre Dame will take the field at Fenway Park for a special game Saturday.
Notre Dame is still on the outside looking in of the college playoff picture with their one loss this season coming to No.1 Clemson. The Fighting Irish will need to win out and will likely need Oklahoma State to lose one of their final two games to make the committee look their way.
After starting the season a respectable 3-1 SU, Boston College has lost six straight while averaging a mere 9.3 points per game.
Sportsbook Odds & Computer Pick
The visiting Notre Dame Fighting Irish opened as -16-point favorites in this one at Sportsbook and most sportsbooks tracked here at Odds Shark. No total had been posted as of writing time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.
Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 32-23 result in favor of the Fighting Irish. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Boston College Eagles Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
This season the Boston College Eagles are 3-7 overall and 4-5-1 ATS against the spread, while the Fighting Irish are 9-1 and 7-3 ATS. As for the totals, Boston College is 2-8 on the OU, and Notre Dame is 5-5 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston College vs Notre Dame injuries news.
The Boston College Eagles sit at No. 86 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Notre Dame Fighting Irish are at No. 8 on that chart.
The game also pits Boston College's No. 121-ranked offense, averaging 17.3 PPG, against a Notre Dame defense that ranks No. 31 this week at 21.5 PPG. The Boston College aerial game is averaging 123.4 yards per game, less than the Notre Dame Fighting Irish secondary allows through the air, 200.4 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish feature the league's No. 44-rated road run defense, allowing 152 yards per game. Boston College, meanwhile, ranks No. 73 in rushing offense at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Wake Forest didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Fighting Irish as Notre Dame blasted them 28-7 in Week 11 action.
In their last game, the Eagles were Week 10 losers coming out on the wrong end of 24-8 score against North Carolina State.
Next Betting Matchups
Notre Dame at Stanford, Saturday, November 28th
Boston College at Syracuse, Saturday, November 28th