Boston College Eagles vs. Louisville Cardinals 09-23-23 NCAAF Odds, Best Picks, and Analysis

Boston College Eagles vs. Louisville Cardinals 09/23/23 – Week 4 of college football season has begun, and those searching for NCAAF Week 4 picks have an intriguing matchup to consider: Boston College Eagles (1-2) will take on Louisville Cardinals (3-0). The match-up will take place Saturday, September 23, 2023, at 3:30 PM ET at Cardinal Stadium with fans able to follow all the action live via ACCN.

Boston College Eagles vs. Louisville Cardinals

Date & Time: Saturday, September 23, 2023, at 3:30 PM ET  

Location: Cardinal Stadium  


Boston College Eagles vs. Louisville Cardinals 09/23/23 Betting Odds

Boston College +430+14 (-115)54.5 over (-105)
Louisville -535-14 (-105)54.5 under (-115)

Boston College Eagles Analysis

The Boston College Eagles have been somewhat inconsistent on the offensive side of the ball. Quarterback Thomas Castellanos has shown potential with 644 passing yards in three games but has a completion percentage of just 59.5%. He has managed to throw 5 touchdown passes but has also thrown 2 interceptions and been sacked three times. These statistics reflect a broader concern about the offensive line’s ability to protect the quarterback.

Running back Kye Robichaux has been efficient but not spectacular, with 166 rushing yards and a 4-yards-per-carry average. Lewis Bond, the team’s leading wide receiver, has 175 receiving yards on 12 receptions, translating to a 14.6 yards-per-reception average. While these are respectable numbers, they need to be more impactful if Boston College is to challenge a strong Louisville team.

Defensively, the Eagles have been less than stellar, which has been a contributing factor to their 1-2 record. Their defense will need to step up, particularly in the secondary, if they are to contain Louisville’s high-powered passing attack. This game will serve as a true test for Boston College’s defensive unit.

Louisville Cardinals Analysis

In contrast, the Louisville Cardinals have been thriving offensively. Jack Plummer, their quarterback, has an impressive 61.8% completion rate and has already amassed 732 passing yards. But the real star of the show has been running back Jawhar Jordan. With an average of 10.8 yards per rush and 4 rushing touchdowns, he’s a big-play threat every time he touches the ball. Jamari Thrash, the wide receiver, has also been spectacular, averaging an incredible 23.5 yards per reception.

While the Cardinals’ offense is firing on all cylinders, their defense has been somewhat overlooked but is performing admirably. They have managed to keep the opponents’ score low, allowing their high-powered offense to secure leads. However, complacency could be their worst enemy, and they’ll need to maintain their focus to prevent any upsets, particularly against a Boston College team capable of scoring.

Boston College Eagles vs. Louisville Cardinals Against the Spread

When it comes to betting trends, Boston College has had its struggles, going 5-12 ATS in their last 17 games. However, they’ve shown a knack for stepping up against Louisville, with a 5-1 ATS record in their last 6 matchups. The Cardinals have been a strong bet, particularly at home, boasting a 6-0 ATS in their last 6 home games and 5-1 SU in their most recent 6 games.

Boston College Eagles vs. Louisville Cardinals Free Pick

Our expert picks for Boston College Eagles vs. Louisville Cardinals matchup are as follows: 

Moneyline: Louisville -535

Despite some historical success against Louisville, the Eagles look outmatched here. Take Louisville at -535 for the Moneyline.

Spread: Louisville -14 (-105)

With Louisville’s offense firing on all cylinders, we’d recommend taking the Cardinals at -14. Their offensive power should enable them to cover this spread comfortably.


Both teams have shown the ability to score, and recent trends indicate a high-scoring affair. The OVER 54.5 is the recommended pick.

Predicted Score: Louisville 38, Boston College 20

This matchup between Boston College and Louisville is set to be an exciting game but one where Louisville appears to have a distinct advantage, especially on offense. They’re well-positioned to continue their winning streak and assert themselves as a force to be reckoned with in the NCAAF landscape. For those searching for opportunities in the best sports betting in Canada or elsewhere, this game offers several enticing prospects. Live statistics and player performance should be closely monitored for any in-game betting. Keep your eyes peeled and your wits about you as this exciting Week 4 game unfolds.