Louisville Cardinals vs. Boston College Eagles - 10/24/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boston College Eagles (3-4) at Louisville Cardinals (2-4)
College Football: Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 12:30 pm (Papa John's Cardinal Stadium)
The Line: Louisville Cardinals -8.5 -- Over/Under: 38 See the Latest Odds
The Louisville Cardinals will host the Boston College Eagles this Saturday.
The Louisville Cardinals are coming off a 41-21 defeat to the Florida State Seminoles. Quarterback Lamar Jackson completed 20 of his 35 passes for 307 yards and 3 touchdowns and 1 interception. Jackson also led the team in rushing with 32 rushing yards. Running back Brandon Radcliff carried the ball only 6 times for 28 yards. Wide receiver James Quick led the Cardinals in receiving with 5 catches for 130 yards and 3 touchdowns. Jamari Staples added 4 catches for 56 yards. Lousiville hung in their with Florida State but was ultimately blown out in the second half. Louisville will try to bounce back this weekend against Boston College.
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Boston College lost 34-17 to the Clemson Tigers making this the Eagles third loss in a row. Quarterback Jeff Smith only completed 7 out of his 22 passes for 87 yards and a touchdown. Running back Myles Willis carried the ball 15 times for 88 yards. Tyler Rouse led the Eagles in receiving with 1 catch for 39 yards. Receiver Bobby Wolford recorded the only receiving touchdown. Boston College has lost 3 games in a row now and will have to travel to take on the tough Louisville Cardinals.
Boston College is 8-2-1 against the spread in their last 11 games after accumulating less than 275 yards in their previous game. The Eagles are 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games following an against the spread loss. Louisville is 12-3 against the spread in their last 15 games following a loss. Louisville is 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
Boston College has a very good defense and are capable of keeping games close, however their offense has yet to be found this year. Louisville is not the most explosive team but i think that they will be able to put enough points on the board to cover the spread ecspecially at home. Take the Cardinals to cover at home.