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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights will visit the Boston College Eagles on Saturday at 12:00 PM ET.
The Eagles are expected to win by at least a touchdown (currently -7.5) versus the Scarlet Knights. The over/under for this matchup is 48 points.
Game Info and Betting Lines for Boston College vs. Rutgers
- Game Day: Saturday, September 3, 2022
- Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ACC Network
- Location: Boston, Massachusetts
- Stadium: Alumni Stadium
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Boston College Betting Insights
- Boston College covered six times in 12 chances against the spread last season.
- Boston College covered the spread twice last season (2-1 ATS) when playing as at least 7.5-point favorites.
- Boston College and its opponent combined to go over the point total in three of 12 contests last season.
Boston College Stats & Insights
- Boston College put up just 0.9 fewer points per game (24.7) than Rutgers allowed (25.6) last season.
- When Boston College put up over 25.6 points last year, it went 4-1 against the spread and 5-0 overall.
- Last season Rutgers had a 6-1 record against the spread and a 5-2 record overall in games when it held opponents to fewer than 24.7 points.
- Boston College collected 48.6 fewer yards per game (348.6) than Rutgers allowed per matchup (397.2) last year.
- In games that Boston College piled up over 397.2 yards last year, the team was 3-1 against the spread and 4-0 overall.
- When Rutgers held its opponents to less than 348.6 yards last season, it had a 6-0 record ATS and a 5-1 record overall.
- Boston College rushed for 165.9 yards per game last season, just 3.7 more yards than the 162.2 Rutgers allowed per outing.
- Last season Boston College had a 5-3 ATS record and a 6-2 overall record in games the team ran for over 162.2 yards.
- When Rutgers kept its opponents to fewer than 165.9 rushing yards last year, it was 6-3 against the spread and 5-4 overall.
- Last year Boston College turned the ball over 17 times, while Rutgers forced 17.
Boston College’s Best Players
- Dennis Grosel’s previous season stat line: 1,191 passing yards (99.3 per game), 109-for-190 (57.4%), six touchdowns and seven picks.
- Pat Garwo III picked up 1,046 rushing yards (87.2 per game) and seven touchdowns last year.
- Alec Sinkfield put up 350 rushing yards on 85 carries and two touchdowns last season.
- Zay Flowers hauled in 44 catches for 746 yards (62.2 per game) while being targeted 83 times. He also scored five touchdowns.
- Trae Barry also impressed receiving last season. He collected 21 receptions for 362 yards and four touchdowns. He was targeted 37 times.
- Jaelen Gill reeled in 24 passes for 269 yards and one touchdown, averaging 22.4 yards per game last season.
- Last season Marcus Valdez racked up five sacks, five TFL and 27 tackles.
- Kam Arnold went to work last year, collecting 50 tackles, two TFL, and one sack.
- Brandon Sebastian collected four interceptions while adding 12 tackles and four passes defended last year.
Rutgers Betting Insights
- Rutgers went 6-7-0 ATS last season.
- Rutgers covered the spread once last year (1-4 ATS) when playing as at least 7.5-point underdogs.
- In Rutgers games last year, combined scoring went over the point total five times.
Rutgers Stats & Insights
- Rutgers scored 19.7 points per game last season, comparable to the 22.2 Boston College allowed.
- When Rutgers recorded more than 22.2 points last year, it was 3-0 against the spread and 3-0 overall.
- Last year Boston College had a 4-0 record against the spread and a 3-1 record overall in games when it held opponents to fewer than 19.7 points.
- Rutgers collected 33.3 fewer yards per game (310.5) than Boston College allowed per contest (343.8) last season.
- When Rutgers amassed more than 343.8 yards last year, the team was 4-2 against the spread and 3-3 overall.
- Boston College had a 3-0 record ATS and a 3-0 record overall when holding its opponents to less than 310.5 yards last season.
- Last season Rutgers piled up 138.5 rushing yards per game, 31.8 fewer than Boston College allowed per contest (170.3).
- Rutgers had a 4-0 ATS record and a 3-1 overall record when the team rushed for over 170.3 yards last year.
- Last year, Boston College was 3-3 against the spread and 4-2 overall when holding opponents to fewer than 138.5 rushing yards.
- Rutgers turned the ball over 14 times last year, three fewer times than Boston College forced turnovers (17).
Rutgers’ Best Players
- Noah Vedral completed 59.7% of his passes to throw for 1,817 and seven touchdowns last season. Vedral also contributed on the ground, accumulating two touchdowns on 22 yards per game.
- Isaih Pacheco tallied 650 rushing yards and five touchdowns on the ground during last year’s campaign.
- Bo Melton was targeted 7.3 times per game and racked up 614 receiving yards and three touchdowns over the course of 2021.
- Shameen Jones caught 33 passes last season on his way to 339 yards.
- Aron Cruickshank worked his way to two receiving touchdowns and 244 receiving yards (18.8 ypg) last season.
- Mohamed Toure proved to be a strong defender last year, recording 4.5 sacks, five TFL and 39 tackles.
- Olakunle Fatukasi was all over the field last season with 61 tackles, four TFL, and 2.5 sacks.
- Max Melton came up with three interceptions in addition to 20 tackles and three passes defended a year ago.