After surviving a scare in Week 10, the No. 4 Notre Dame Fighting Irish are back at it in Week 11, taking on the Boston College Eagles. Gametime at Alumni Stadium is scheduled for 8:00 PM ET, with television coverage to be provided by ABC.
The Irish come into this game off of a triple-overtime victory over the Pittsburgh Panthers, 29-26. Down 20-6 in the fourth quarter, Notre Dame scored two touchdowns to even the game. They were finally able to secure the victory on a touchdown in the third extra period. It should come as a surprise that the Irish were in so much trouble, as they held a 34-13 edge in first downs, a 291-164 edge in passing yards, and a 231-144 edge in rushing yards. While they held onto the ball for 11 more minutes than Pitt, Notre Dame did commit 3 turnovers. Start your College Football Wagering on Notre Dame vs. Boston College Game.
Boston College suffered a loss to the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Saturday, 28-14. They are 2-7 overall, and 1-5 in the ACC. The Eagles suffered a 409-381 deficit in offensive yards, and a 116-12 deficit in rushing yards. Wake Forest held onto the ball for 9 more minutes than Boston, and forced 4 Eagles turnovers, including 3 interceptions. Over the last 3 weeks, Boston has tallied 32, 8, and 12 rushing yards.
Notre Dame is 4-1 ATS recently, but just 6-15 ATS outside of South Bend. Boston College is 1-6 ATS as of late, and 3-12 ATS at home. They are 26-16 ATS in their last four games of the season. Check the College Football Lines for on Notre Dame vs. Boston College Game.
These two teams last met in 2011, where Notre Dame won 16-14. In that one, the Irish were 24 point favorites. In a 2010 matchup, the Irish won 31-13 as 2 ½ point favorites. In 2009, Notre Dame won 20-16, when they were 7 ½ point favorites. In 2008, the Eagles won 17-0, in a game in which they were favored by 3 ½ points. Boston has covered in 3 of the last 4 meetings.
For this weekend’s game, the Irish are listed as 18 ½ point road favorites in the sbgglobal.eu Sportsbook. The over/under is 47 ½ points.
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