Boston College Eagles (3-1) at Duke Blue Devils (3-1)
|Date & Time||Saturday October 3, 2015, 3:30 PM (EDT)|
The Line: Duke Blue Devils -7 -- Over/Under:
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The Duke Blue Devils host the Boston College Eagles this Saturday in an ACC showdown.
The Duke Blue Devils are coming off of a huge win at home against Georgia Tech 34-20. Quarterback Thomas Sirk completed 17 out of 25 passes for 114 yards and 1 touchdown and 2 interceptions. Sirk also added 52 yards on the ground. Running back Shaquille Powell carried the ball 14 times for 88 yards and 3 touchdowns. Wide Receiver Max McCaffrey led the team with 4 catches for 48 yards. Breon Borders recorded the only interception for the Blue Devils. DeVon Edwards had a big day for the special teams returning a kickoff back for a touchdown. Duke will try to stay hot when they host Boston College.
Boston College got back on track beating Northern Illinois 17-14 last weekend. Quarterback Troy Flutie went 5/11 for 92 yards and a touchdown and 1 interception. Running back Jon Hilliman carried the ball 24 times for 119 yards and a touchdown. Jeff Smith also added 56 yards on the ground on 9 carries. Wide Receivers Sherman Alston and Charlie Callinan led the team in receptions with a combined 2 catches for 57 yards and 1 touchdown. John Johnson led the defense with an interception last weekend. Boston College will have to step up their play if they want to beat the hot Duke Blue Devils this weekend.
Boston College is 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. The Eagles are 4-1-1 against the spread in their last 6 games after scoring less than 20 points in their previous game. The Duke Blue Devils are 7-1 against the spread vs. a team with a winning record. The Blue Devils are 17-4-1 against the spread in their last 22 games in October.
Duke is coming off of a big win agaisnt Georgia Tech. The Blue Devils are playing better football right now and thats why i expect tehm to take care of business agaisnt Boston College. Take the Blue Devils to cover at home.