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    Star player Thomas Castellanos and the Boston College Eagles (6-4) face the Pittsburgh Panthers (2-8) on Thursday at 7:00 PM ET, at Acrisure Stadium.

    The Panthers are favored, but by less than a field goal (-1.5), versus the Eagles. The over/under for this game is 47 points.

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    Game Info for Pittsburgh vs. Boston College

    • Game Day: Thursday, November 16, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • Stadium: Acrisure Stadium
    Pittsburgh vs Boston College Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Pittsburgh -1.5 -110 -110 47 -109 -111 -125 +105

    Pittsburgh Pick Insights

    • Pittsburgh’s ATS record is 3-7-0 this season.
    • Pittsburgh is 1-3 against the spread when favored by 1.5 points or more this season.
    • Seven of Pittsburgh’s 10 games with a set total have hit the over (70%).

    Pittsburgh Stats & Insights

    • Pittsburgh ranks 14th-worst in total offense (310 yards per game), but has played slightly better on defense, ranking 62nd with 371 yards allowed per game.
    • While Pittsburgh’s defense ranks 86th with 28.2 points allowed per game, the Panthers have been a little less successful on offense, ranking 18th-worst (19.9 points per game).
    • Pittsburgh ranks 84th in pass offense (212 passing yards per game) and 44th in pass defense (212.7 passing yards allowed per game) this season.
    • Pittsburgh has been a bottom-25 run offense this season, ranking 13th-worst with 98 rushing yards per game. On defense, the Panthers are ranked 87th in the FBS (158.3 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Pittsburgh has been a bottom-25 offense on third down this year, ranking 12th-worst with a 30.7% third-down conversion rate. Defensively, the Panthers rank 51st in the FBS (36.6% third-down percentage allowed).
    • With 13 forced turnovers (72nd in the FBS) against 19 turnovers committed (117th in the FBS), Pittsburgh’s -6 turnover margin is the 21st-worst in college football.

    Pittsburgh’s Best Players

    • Christian Veilleux has 1,179 passing yards for Pittsburgh, completing 51.1% of his passes and tossing seven touchdowns and eight interceptions this season.
    • Rodney Hammond has 381 rushing yards on 91 carries with three touchdowns.
    • C’Bo Flemister has been handed the ball 84 times this year and racked up 333 yards (33.3 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Jerrod Means’ 558 yards as a receiver lead the team. He’s been targeted 71 times and has collected 32 receptions and four touchdowns.
    • Konata Mumpfield has caught 40 passes while averaging 52.7 yards per game and scoring five touchdowns.
    • Gavin Bartholomew’s 18 receptions are good enough for 326 yards and one touchdown.
    • Samuel Okunlola has collected four sacks to pace the team, while also recording three TFL and 11 tackles.
    • Pittsburgh’s leading tackler, Donovan McMillon, has 61 tackles this year.
    • P.J. O’Brien has picked off a team-high two passes. He also has 29 tackles and two passes defended to his name.

    Boston College Betting Insights

    • Boston College has a 4-6-0 record against the spread this year.
    • In games it has played as at least 1.5-point underdogs this season, Boston College is 4-2 against the spread.
    • Boston College games have gone over the point total in seven out of 10 opportunities (70%).

    Boston College Pick Insights

    • With 396.7 total yards per game on the offensive side of the ball, Boston College ranks 58th in the FBS in 2023. On defense, it ranks 68th, giving up 374.6 total yards per contest.
    • With 26.4 points per game on the offensive side of the ball, Boston College ranks 72nd in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 90th, allowing 28.5 points per game.
    • Boston College has been thriving on pass defense, allowing just 186.2 passing yards per game (19th-best). Offensively, it ranks 100th in the FBS by putting up 197 passing yards per game.
    • On the defensive side of the ball, Boston College is a bottom-25 run unit, allowing 188.4 rushing yards per game (11th-worst). On the bright side, it is thriving on the offensive side of the ball, accumulating 199.7 rushing yards per contest (17th-best).
    • Boston College ranks 40th in the FBS with a 42.6% third-down conversion rate on offense, and 89th with a 40.7% third-down percentage allowed on the defensive side of the ball.
    • Boston College has accumulated 15 forced turnovers (49th in the FBS) and committed 14 turnovers (67th in the FBS) this season for a +1 turnover margin that ranks 55th in the FBS.

    Boston College’s Best Players

    • Castellanos has thrown for 1,846 yards (184.6 ypg) to lead Boston College, completing 57.3% of his passes and tossing 13 touchdown passes and nine interceptions this season. He is also a playmaker on the ground, racking up 806 yards (80.6 ypg) on 158 carries with 10 touchdowns.
    • Kye Robichaux has rushed for 565 yards on 122 carries with six touchdowns.
    • Lewis Bond has collected 37 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 500 (50 yards per game). He’s been targeted 57 times and has five touchdowns.
    • Joseph Griffin Jr. has caught 24 passes and compiled 307 receiving yards (30.7 per game) with one touchdown.
    • Ryan O’Keefe’s 32 targets have resulted in 23 receptions for 235 yards and one touchdown.
    • Shitta Sillah paces the team with two sacks, and also has two TFL and 13 tackles.
    • Boston College’s tackle leader, Vinny DePalma, has 60 tackles, one TFL, and 0.5 sacks this year.
    • Elijah Jones has picked off a team-high five passes. He also has 20 tackles and five passes defended to his name.
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