Boston College Eagles vs. Syracuse Orange 11-3-23 NCAAF Week 10 Analysis, Best Picks, and Odds

Boston College Eagles vs. Syracuse Orange 11/3/23 – As the NCAAF season nears its culmination, Week 10 features an important matchup: Boston College Eagles (5-3) take on Syracuse Orange (4-4). Given their respective recent performances and current standing within their conference, this battle should provide for an intriguing contest that keeps fans guessing throughout. As avid followers of NCAAF picks and predictions closely follow this eventful encounter, this match should stand out as particularly captivating spectacle.

Boston College Eagles vs. Syracuse Orange

Date & Time: Friday, November 3, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET

Location: JMA Wireless Dome


Boston College Eagles vs. Syracuse Orange 11/3/23 Betting Odds

Boston College +120+9 (-115)52.5 over (-111)
Syracuse-150-9 (-115)52.5 under (-111)

Boston College Eagles Analysis

The Boston College Eagles’ offense has flourished due to the strong synergy among their key players. Quarterback Thomas Castellanos’ 1,549 passing yards at 58.5% completion rate have created scoring opportunities, while Kye Robichaux has repeatedly broken through defensive lines while amassing 495 rushing yards with an average of 5 yards per rush attempt and Lewis Bond’s 437 receiving yards and 14.1 average yard per catch have made him an effective deep threat for opponents. It should be noted, though, that their dependence may pose risks if Syracuse strategizes effectively against Boston.

Defensively, the Eagles have displayed both strengths and vulnerabilities on defense. While their front line has proven capable of stopping ground offenses, their secondary has sometimes faltered away games; four out of their last five road contests went over this season (total went over four of five times!). Their record against Atlantic Coast conference opponents also raises concern; with 4-10 performances over their 14 encounters; to have any chance against Syracuse they must fortify their defense, especially against Syracuse’s key playmakers.

Syracuse Orange Analysis

Under Garrett Shrader‘s leadership, Syracuse has displayed a dynamic offensive performance. Completing 62% of his passes for 1,508 yards, Shrader has become an indispensable figure in their offensive scheme. Notably on the ground LeQuint Allen notched 553 rushing yards and seven touchdowns; Damien Alford made every reception count, averaging 16.2 yards per catch; this multifaceted approach will likely pose challenges for Boston College’s defense.

While Syracuse’s offense has been performing admirably, their defensive front has shown some vulnerabilities against potency offenses. Recent games have exposed these vulnerabilities and the totals have gone under in most games in their recent run – an indicator of defensive battles or perhaps struggles in scoring points themselves. Given Boston College’s offensive surge, strengthening coverages and anticipating their primary offensive strategies will be essential if Syracuse hopes to beat them and come away victorious.

Boston College Eagles vs. Syracuse Orange Against the Spread

Boston College’s recent betting trends have been a mixed bag. They’ve struggled ATS, going 7-13 in their last 20 games. However, they’ve been formidable in recent outings with a 4-1 SU in their last five games. Notably, the total has often gone over in their recent matches, indicating high-scoring games.

Conversely, Syracuse’s recent form raises eyebrows, particularly for those looking to back them. Their 0-4-1 ATS in the last five games is a cause for concern. Moreover, their underwhelming 1-4 SU in the recent five matches highlights their struggles, even though the totals have predominantly stayed under.

Boston College Eagles vs. Syracuse Orange Free Pick

Based on odds, trends, team stats, and key players, here are the picks:

Moneyline: Syracuse -150

The Syracuse Orange’s recent home record gives them a slight edge.

Spread: Boston College +9 (-115)

Given the Boston College Eagles’ recent form, they are likely to keep it close.

Total: 52.5 over (-111)

Both teams have shown the ability to participate in high-scoring affairs.

Predicted Score: Syracuse Orange 29, Boston College Eagles 25

In conclusion, while both teams have showcased their strengths and flaws throughout the season, this matchup seems poised to be an edge-of-the-seat thriller. For those interested in live betting in Canada, this game might offer several exciting opportunities, especially given the unpredictable nature of both teams’ performances. Happy betting and best of luck with your wagers!