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On Saturday at 2:30 PM ET, a pair of outstanding wideouts will be featured when Michael Mayer and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (7-3) host Zay Flowers and the Boston College Eagles (3-7).
The Fighting Irish are very heavy favorites (currently -21) in their game versus the Eagles, with the over/under at 45.5 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Fighting Irish are -2055 and the Eagles are +951.)
Game Info and Betting Lines for Notre Dame vs. Boston College
- Game Day: Saturday, November 19, 2022
- Game Time: 2:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBC
- Location: South Bend, Indiana
- Stadium: Notre Dame Stadium
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Notre Dame Betting Insights
- Boston College is 3-7-0 ATS this season.
- Boston College has not yet covered the spread as underdogs of 21 points or more this season (0-1).
- Four of Boston College’s 10 games with a set total have hit the over (40%).
Notre Dame Stats & Insights
- Notre Dame is averaging 374.7 yards per game on offense this year (78th in the FBS), and are surrendering 331.2 yards per game (26th) on the defensive side of the ball.
- Notre Dame is compiling 29.7 points per game on offense, which ranks them 59th in the FBS. Defensively, the defense ranks 39th, allowing 22.3 points per contest.
- Notre Dame has been a bottom-25 pass offense this season, ranking 23rd-worst with 192.5 passing yards per contest. The Ddfensive unit is ranked 28th in the FBS (193.8 passing yards allowed per game).
- Notre Dame is totaling 182.2 rushing yards per game on offense this season (44th in the FBS), and is allowing 137.4 rushing yards per game (51st) on the other side of the ball.
- Notre Dame is putting up a 43.1% third-down conversion rate on offense this year (42nd in the FBS), and is giving up a 33.3% third-down percentage (28th) on defense.
- With eight forced turnovers (124th in the FBS) against 12 turnovers committed (35th in the FBS), Notre Dame’s -4-4 turnover margin ranks 100th in college football.
Notre Dame’s Best Players
- Drew Pyne has compiled 1,547 yards (154.7 ypg) on 128-of-203 passing with 18 touchdowns compared to five interceptions this season. In addition, he’s added 115 rushing yards (11.5 ypg) on 41 carries while scoring two touchdowns on the ground.
- Audric Estime has racked up 711 yards on 125 carries while finding the end zone nine times as a runner.
- Logan Diggs has carried the ball 125 times for 576 yards (57.6 per game) and one touchdown.
- Mayer has hauled in 54 receptions for 647 yards (64.7 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone seven times as a receiver.
- Lorenzo Styles Jr. has caught 26 passes for 306 yards (30.6 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
- Jayden Thomas’ 16 receptions are good enough for 252 yards and three touchdowns.
- Isaiah Foskey has 8.0 sacks to pace the team, and also has 7.0 TFL and 36 tackles.
- JD Bertrand is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s amassed 55 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and two sacks.
- Benjamin Morrison leads the team with two interceptions, while also collecting 23 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and two passes defended.
Boston College Betting Insights
- Boston College’s ATS record is 3-7-0 this year.
- Boston College has not yet covered the spread as underdogs of 21 points or more this year (0-1).
- Boston College has hit the over in four of their 10 games with a set total (40%).
Boston College Stats & Insights
- Boston College’s offense has been a bottom-25 unit in total offense this season, compiling 322.5 total yards per game, which ranks 15th-worst in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 54th with 366.3 total yards allowed per contest.
- Boston College ranks 12th-worst in points per game (19.0), but it has been more productive on the other side of the ball, ranking 87th in the FBS with 28.8 points ceded per contest.
- In terms of passing, Boston College ranks 40th in the FBS (259.6 passing yards per game) and 43rd on the other side of the ball (209.3 passing yards allowed per contest).
- Boston College’s rushing offense has been a bottom-25 unit this season, putting up 62.9 rushing yards per game, which ranks worst in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 82nd with 157.0 rushing yards conceded per contest.
- Boston College’s offense has been struggling on third down, ranking 11th-worst in the FBS with a 30.1% third-down conversion percentage. It has been better on defense, allowing a 35.3% third-down rate (39th-ranked).
- With 12 forced turnovers (89th in the FBS) and 19 turnovers committed (113th in the FBS) this season, Boston College ranks 100th in the FBS with a turnover margin of -7.
Boston College’s Best Players
- Phil Jurkovec leads Boston College with 1,711 yards on 147-of-247 passing with 11 touchdowns compared to eight interceptions this season.
- Pat Garwo III has rushed 99 times for 296 yards, with two touchdowns. He’s also tacked on 25 catches for 222 yards.
- Alex Broome has rushed for 199 yards on 41 carries with one touchdown.
- Flowers has collected 67 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 921 (92.1 yards per game). He’s been targeted 112 times and has 10 touchdowns.
- Jaelen Gill has caught 24 passes and compiled 371 receiving yards (37.1 per game).
- George Takacs has racked up 248 reciving yards (24.8 ypg) and one touchdown this season.
- Donovan Ezeiruaku leads the team with 5.0 sacks, and also has 4.0 TFL and 29 tackles.
- Boston College’s top-tackler, Kam Arnold, has 35 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and two interceptions this year.
- Elijah Jones leads the team with two interceptions, while also recording 16 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and three passes defended.