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Syracuse Orange vs Boston College Eagles Week 8 Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

Alumni Stadium will feature the Syracuse Orange vs Boston College Eagles on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for betting fans in Week 8 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Boston College Eagles were listed as -4.5-point favorites at sportsbooks such as Bovada on the college football lines menu.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 16-14 win for the Eagles on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Syracuse Orange vs Boston College Eagles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston College Eagles sport a record of 3-3 and 3-3 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Syracuse Orange sit at 3-4 and 3-4 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 2-3 for the Eagles and 2-5 for the Orange. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston College vs Syracuse injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 98-rated Boston College Eagles and the No. 106-ranked Syracuse Orange, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Boston College Eagles No. 113-ranked offense (21.17 PPG) against a Syracuse Orange defense that ranks No. 104 at 33.29 PPG. The Boston College Eagles passing attack has averaged 165.17 yards per game, less than the Syracuse Orange give up through the air (277.57 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Syracuse Orange feature the league's No. 54-rated road run defense, allowing 167 yards per game. Boston College, meanwhile, ranks No. 60 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Eric Dungey led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 311 yards Saturday as the Orange downed the Hokies 31-17 at Carrier Dome.

Boston College was hammered in its last outing, as Clemson ran up a 56-10 score against them at Alumni Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Syracuse is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Syracuse is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Syracuse's last 5 games
  • Syracuse is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Boston College is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games
  • Boston College is 3-6-1 ATS in its last 10 games at home
  • Boston College is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • Boston College is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Syracuse

Next Betting Matchups

Syracuse at Clemson, Saturday, November 5th
Boston College at NC State, Saturday, October 29th