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Boston College Eagles vs Duke Blue Devils 09/19/2020 NCAAF Forecast, Analysis & Results

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Boston College Eagles vs Duke Blue Devils 09-19-2020 NCAAF Forecast Analysis & Results

Boston College Eagles vs Duke Blue Devils 09/19/2020 – Boston College Eagles will visit Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, North Carolina to kick-off against the Duke Blue Devils. Boston College will play its first game on the season as they enter week three of college football. The best sports betting websites have all the picks and predictions of this entertaining game. The Blue Devils have already played their first game last week against Notre Dame Fighting Irish. The Blue Devils were unable to do much as they struggled to get past the Irish with their weak offense. This seems to be an easy opportunity for the Blue Devils to bounce back from their loss.

When: Saturday, September 19, 12:00 PM ET
Where: Wallace Wade Stadium, Durham, North Carolina
TV: ESPN3
Stream: SofaScore

Boston College Eagles vs Duke Blue Devils 09/19/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Boston College Eagles +4.5 (-105) 50.5 o (-107) +196
Duke Blue Devils -4.5 (-115) 50.5 u (-107) -224
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Boston College Eagles

Boston College Eagles will be under the guidance of their new head coach this season. That will not be the only change for Boston as they are all set to have a new quarterback. The Eagles made it to the TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl last year but lost to Cincinnati. The Eagles will have three of their top offensive line starters. Phil Jurkovec will take his place after his transfer from Notre Dame while Hunter Long returns as their leading receiver. Ben Patrula is one of those names that are noted from the Eagles squad. Boston had the worst defense in the ACC last season as they surrendered an average of 32 points per game.

Players to watch: A. Brown QB (CMP 81 ATT 137 YDS 1250 CMP% 59.1 AVG 9.1 LNG 72 TD 9 INT 2 SACK 2 SYL -12 RTG 154.5), D. Grosel QB (CMP 75 ATT 155 YDS 983 CMP% 48.4 AVG 6.3 LNG 64 TD 9 INT 3 SACK 10 SYL -85 RTG 117), A. Dillon RB (ATT 318 YDS 1685 AVG 5.3 LNG 61 TD 14), D. Bailey RB (ATT 148 YDS 844 AVG 5.7 LNG 74 TD 7), H. Long TE (REC 28 YDS 509 AVG 18.2 LNG 72 TD 2).

Duke Blue Devils

Duke Blue Devils were restricted to just 13 points in their opening game. The Blue Devils gave up 27 points to Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Last season, the Blue Devils won just five games and they seem to be doing better this year. Duke might have lost the first game, but they held off a strong Notre Dame offense to just 27 points. The Blue Devils surrendered 178 rushing yards and 263 yards through air. Chase Brice seems to be doing a better job for his team with 259 passing yards. When it came to rushing, Chase added 20 yards with one touchdown. From the running back spot, Deon Jackson took the lead with 15 carries and 52 yards.

Players to watch: Q. Harris QB (CMP 209 ATT 357 YDS 2078 CMP% 58.5 AVG 5.8 LNG 49 TD 16 INT 11 SACK 28 SYL -140 RTG 116.1), C. Katrenick QB (CMP 3 ATT 13 YDS 49 CMP% 23.1 AVG 3.8 LNG 23 TD 1 INT 1 SACK 0 SYL 0 RTG 64.7), D. Jackson RB (ATT 172 YDS 641 AVG 3.7 LNG 32 TD 6), M. Durant RB (ATT 97 YDS 461 AVG 4.8 LNG 42 TD 1), J. Calhoun WR( REC 46 YDS 420 AVG 9.1 LNG 49 TD 4).    

Boston College Eagles vs Duke Blue Devils Betting Numbers

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Boston College Eagles

Boston College is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Eagles are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston College’s last 9 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston College’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Coast conference.
Eagles are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games played in September.

Duke Blue Devils

The total has gone OVER in 10 of Duke’s last 15 games.
Blue Devils are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Duke’s last 7 games at home.
Duke is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Coast conference.
Blue Devils are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games played in September.

Boston College Eagles vs Duke Blue Devils Betting Picks

Boston College Eagles have several changes to their squad which might benefit them. As for the Blue Devils, they are stronger with their defense, especially after a demo against the Irish. The sports betting websites have predicted the Blue Devils to win and cover with a final score of 31-17.