College football betting lines favor Notre Dame on Saturday by just over a touchdown as they host Boston College in a game that can be seen on NBC.
The Fighting Irish are favored in college football odds at the sportsbook even though it is Boston College who has a better record.
College football betting lines have seen Boston College start the season at 5-2 while Notre Dame is 4-2. The overall sports betting series between the two teams is tied at nine games each although BC has won the last six meetings. Boston College has not fared well on the road this college football betting lines season as they are 0-2. Notre Dame is coming off a loss last week to USC in a game that was not as close as the final score indicated.
Boston College is averaging 30.9 points per game this season so there should be a lot of scoring in college football betting lines. Quarterback Dave Shinskie has thrown for 815 yards with nine touchdowns and four interceptions. Running back Montel Harris has 756 yards and 10 touchdowns as sports betting stats show. The defense has been the problem for Boston College in college football betting lines. They are giving up 20.7 points per game.
Notre Dame is led by quarterback Jimmy Clausen who threw for 260 yards with two touchdowns in last week’s loss to USC. The Fighting Irish are averaging 31.7 points per game. Their problem in college football betting lines is also their defense. They are giving up 25.5 points per game as college football betting lines stats show.
Boston College has not been very good versus the college football betting lines on the road. The Eagles are 1-4 vs. the college football betting lines in their last 5 games as a road underdog. Notre Dame is no bargain in college football odds as a home favorite though as the Fighting Irish are 1-4 vs. college football odds in their last 5 games as a home favorite.
The total could be the way to go in college football betting lines. The last four Boston College games have all gone over the college football betting lines. 7 of the last 9 Notre Dame home games have gone over the college football odds with one push. Four of the last five Notre Dame games overall have gone over the sportsbook total.