Once upon a time, Boston College was a consistent top 20 program. But over the past decade College Football betting mediocrity set in. First-year head coach Jeff Hafley is changing that. Ohio State’s former defensive coordinator has impressed after one month in charge. Immediate improvement has caught the fancy of gamblers. And a close loss to top ten North Carolina sparks hopes for the future. Now comes another tough test for BC at Virginia Tech. So too did the Hokies have a strong 2020 start. Despite a laundry list of missing players and coaches.
Boston College Eagles vs. Virginia Tech Hokies
|Date and Time:||Saturday, October 17, 2020, 8 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Lane Stadium, Blacksburg, Virginia|
|Boston College vs. Virginia Tech TV Coverage:||ACC Network|
Boston College Eagles at Virginia Tech Hokies SBG Odds Overview
In this situation, Virginia Tech is the better-known online betting brand. Sharps will look hard at improved BC and the points.
Boston College Eagles Team Overview
Boston College is 3-1 straight up and against the spread with three under. Last week BC scored a 31-30 home overtime win over Pitt as 6.5-point dogs. Over a total of 43 was a winner too. BC’s offense ranks 61st overall, and 57th for scoring. Defensively Boston College ranks 29th overall and 16th for points allowed
Virginia Tech Hokies Team Overview
Virginia Tech finally lost after two impressive wins to start the season. To illuminate North Carolina beat the Hokies 56-45 as 3.5-point home favorites. Over a total of 59.5 paid as well. Virginia Tech is 2-1 straight up, 1-2 against the spread with all three of their games going over the total. Virginia Tech ranks 12th in the nation for total offense, and seventh for scoring. And then defensively the Hokies rank 68th overall and 69th for points allowed.
At North Carolina, the Hokies fell behind 42-17 midway through the third quarter. However, Virginia Tech rallied to come within 42-37 by the end of the third quarter. But from there the Tar Heels pulled away. Virginia Tech was thrashed by UNC 656 to 495 in total yards. UNC’s Michael Carter ran for 214 yards and two touchdowns. While Javonte Williams added 169 yards and two touchdowns against the helpless Hokies.
Boston College Eagles at Virginia Tech Hokies vs. The Line
The Eagles are:
- 13 payouts in their last 18 ACC games
- Eight covers in their last 12 road games
- 16 wins against the spread in their last 27 regular season matchups
- 7-2 on the board head to head with Virginia Tech
- 1-3 under the total with the Hokies
- 3-1 vs. the line at Lane Stadium
- 2-4 under the total at Virginia Tech
The Hokies are:
- 7-8 against the spread at Lane Stadium
- Just 13 payouts in their last 28 games
- 9-9 vs. the odds in ACC games
- Under the total in only 11 of their last 28 games
- Just seven of their last 18 ACC games under the total
Boston College Eagles at Virginia Tech Hokies SBG Free Picks
In this situation, Boston College offers superior College Football Betting value. As mentioned earlier they have better betting metrics.
Eagles at Hokies SBG Best Bet: Boston College Eagles