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    Thomas Castellanos will lead the Boston College Eagles (1-3) into their game versus the Virginia Cavaliers (0-4) at Alumni Stadium on Saturday at 2:00 PM ET.

    The Eagles are favored, but by less than a touchdown (-3), against the Cavaliers. The over/under for this matchup is 56 points.

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    Game Info for Boston College vs. Virginia

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 30, 2023
    • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: The CW
    • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
    • Stadium: Alumni Stadium
    Boston College vs Virginia Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Boston College -3 -110 -110 56 -110 -110 -139 +118

    Boston College Pick Insights

    • Boston College is 1-3-0 against the spread this season.
    • Boston College is 0-2 against the spread when favored by 3 points or more this season.
    • In Boston College’s four games with a set total, all have hit the over.

    Boston College Stats & Insights

    • Offensively, Boston College ranks 63rd in the FBS with 400.3 yards per game. Meanwhile, its defense ranks 105th in total defense (413.5 yards allowed per contest).
    • With 35.5 points allowed per game on defense, which ranks 15th-worst in the FBS, Boston College has been forced to rely on their 75th-ranked offense (28 points per contest) to keep them in games.
    • From an offensive standpoint, Boston College ranks 61st in the FBS with 242.3 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defense ranks 67th in passing yards allowed per contest (225.5).
    • With 188 rushing yards allowed per game on defense, which ranks 20th-worst in the FBS, Boston College has been forced to rely on their 65th-ranked running game (158 rushing yards per contest) to keep them in games.
    • In addition to a 50% third-down percentage allowed on defense, which ranks 12th-worst in the FBS, Boston College has posted the 61st-ranked third-down conversion rate (41.9%) on offense.
    • Boston College has forced four total turnovers (97th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over two times (third in the FBS) for +2a turnover margin of +2, 34th-ranked in college football.

    Boston College’s Best Players

    • Castellanos has been a dual threat for Boston College so far this season. He has 909 passing yards, completing 57.3% of his passes and recording eight touchdown passes and two interceptions this season. He’s rushed for 280 yards (70 ypg) on 51 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
    • This season, Kye Robichaux has carried the ball 51 times for 206 yards (51.5 per game) and two touchdowns.
    • Lewis Bond’s leads his squad with 246 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 16 receptions (out of 23 targets) and scored four touchdowns.
    • Ryan O’Keefe has caught 20 passes for 214 yards (53.5 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
    • Joseph Griffin Jr. has been the target of 29 passes and compiled 11 grabs for 174 yards, an average of 43.5 yards per contest.
    • Sione Hala has one sack to lead the team, and also has one TFL and seven tackles.
    • Vinny DePalma, Boston College’s top tackler, has 22 tackles and one TFL this year.

    Virginia Betting Insights

    • Virginia has covered the spread twice in four opportunities this year.
    • In games it has played as at least 3-point underdogs this year, Virginia is 2-2 against the spread.
    • The teams have hit the over in three of Virginia’s four games with a set total.

    Virginia Pick Insights

    • Virginia ranks 105th in total yards per game (333.5), but it has been less productive on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 24th-worst in the FBS with 418.5 total yards conceded per contest.
    • This season has been tough for Virginia on both offense and defense, as it is posting just 20.8 points per game (22nd-worst) and surrendering 37.8 points per game (ninth-worst).
    • Virginia ranks 51st in the FBS with 254.3 passing yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 88th with 240.5 passing yards surrendered per contest on the defensive side of the ball.
    • In terms of rushing, this season has been rough for Virginia on both sides of the ball, as it is posting just 79.3 rushing yards per game (eighth-worst) and surrendering 178 rushing yards per game (23rd-worst).
    • From an offensive angle, Virginia is putting up a 36.2% third-down conversion percentage (98th-ranked). It ranks 104th in the FBS on the other side of the ball (44.4% third-down rate allowed).
    • Virginia has struggled in terms of turnovers, as its turnover margin of -5 is 12th-worst in the FBS.

    Virginia’s Best Players

    • Anthony Colandrea has thrown for 923 yards (230.8 per game) while completing 61.8% of his passes and collecting five touchdown passes with six interceptions this season. He’s also run for 49 yards .
    • The team’s top rusher, Kobe Pace, has carried the ball 29 times for 100 yards (25 per game), with one touchdown this year. He’s proven to be a dual threat, racking up 103 receiving yards (25.8 per game) on five catches with two receiving touchdowns.
    • Perris Jones has run for 92 yards across 27 carries, scoring two touchdowns. He’s chipped in with two catches for 68 yards.
    • Malik Washington has racked up 459 receiving yards on 28 catches to pace his team so far this season while scoring three touchdowns as a receiver.
    • Malachi Fields has caught 22 passes and compiled 267 receiving yards (66.8 per game).
    • Kameron Butler has three sacks to lead the team, and also has four TFL and 20 tackles.
    • Virginia’s top-tackler, Jonas Sanker, has 33 tackles this year.
    • Micah Gaffney has a team-high one interception to go along with three tackles, one TFL, and one pass defended.

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