Boston College Eagles vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights Picks and Prediction – September 3

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The Boston College Eagles (0-0) and Rutgers Scarlet Knights (0-0) will battle at Alumni Stadium in Boston, Massachusetts.

Boston College vs. Rutgers Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Boston College as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, Boston College has -365 odds to pick up the win, while Rutgers is listed at +261 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 48 points.


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Game Info

How to Watch Boston College vs. Rutgers Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, September 3, 2022
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ACC Network
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Stadium: Alumni Stadium

Betting Preview

Boston College

  • Boston College scored just 0.9 fewer points per game (24.7) than Rutgers surrendered (25.6) last season.
  • The Eagles were 4-1 against the spread and 5-0 overall last season when the team put up more than 25.6 points.
  • Boston College racked up 348.6 yards per game last year, 48.6 fewer yards than the 397.2 Rutgers allowed per outing.
  • When the Eagles amassed over 397.2 yards last year, the team was 3-1 against the spread and 4-0 overall.
  • Last season Boston College averaged 165.9 rushing yards per game, just 3.7 more yards than Rutgers allowed per outing (162.2).
  • The Eagles had a 5-3 ATS record and a 6-2 overall record when the team ran for over 162.2 yards last season.


  • Rutgers put up 19.7 points per game last year, comparable to the 22.2 Boston College surrendered.
  • The Scarlet Knights were 3-0 against the spread and 3-0 overall last season when the team put up more than 22.2 points.
  • Rutgers collected 310.5 yards per game last season, 33.3 fewer yards than the 343.8 Boston College gave up per contest.
  • When the Scarlet Knights totaled over 343.8 yards last year, the team was 4-2 against the spread and 3-3 overall.
  • Last season Rutgers rushed for 31.8 fewer yards per game (138.5) than Boston College allowed per outing (170.3).
  • The Scarlet Knights had a 4-0 ATS record and a 3-1 overall record when the team rushed for more than 170.3 yards last year.

Boston College vs. Rutgers Betting Analysis

Boston College Betting Insights

  • Boston College’s record against the spread last season was 6-6-0.
  • Boston College won twice ATS (2-1) as at least a 7.5-point favorites.
  • The Eagles won 66.7% of the games last season when they were the moneyline favorite (2-1).
  • The Eagles played as a moneyline favorite of -365 or shorter in only one game last season, which they won.
  • Out of 12 Boston College games last year, three hit the over.

Scarlet Knights Betting Insights

  • Rutgers’ record against the spread last season was 6-7-0.
  • Rutgers had one win ATS (1-4) as underdogs of 7.5 points or greater last season.
  • The Scarlet Knights won one of the seven games they played as underdogs last season.
  • Last season, the Scarlet Knights were at least a +261 underdog on the moneyline five times, losing each of those contests.
  • Rutgers had five of its 13 games go over the point total last year.

Boston College vs. Rutgers Against The Spread & Betting Records

Boston College

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 55.0 56.0 54.1
Implied Total AVG 33.1 32.2 34.0
ATS Record 6-6-0 3-3-0 3-3-0
Over/Under Record 3-9-0 1-5-0 2-4-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-1 0-1 2-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 2-5 2-2 0-3

Scarlet Knights

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 48.8 51.3 45.9
Implied Total AVG 29.7 32.0 27.0
ATS Record 6-7-0 2-5-0 4-2-0
Over/Under Record 5-8-0 5-2-0 0-6-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 4-2 2-1 2-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-6 0-4 1-2

Last Season’s Leaders

Boston College

  • As a playmaker on defense, Marcus Valdez collected 27 tackles, 5.0 TFL, and five sacks in 12 games last year.
  • Josh DeBerry had two interceptions to go with 39 tackles, 7.0 TFL, one sack, and two passes defended.
  • Kam Arnold had 1.0 sack to go with 2.0 TFL and 50 tackles in 12 games a season ago.
  • On defense in 2021, Jaiden Lars-Woodbey racked up 46 tackles, 2.0 TFL, 0.5 sacks, and two interceptions over 12 games.

Scarlet Knights

  • With 2.5 sacks to go with 4.0 TFL and 61 tackles in 13 games, Olakunle Fatukasi was a key contributor on defense.
  • Avery Young, who was on the field for 13 games, collected 2.0 sacks to go with 2.0 TFL, 58 tackles, and one interception.
  • With 59 tackles and 6.0 TFL, Christian Izien was an important player last season on defense.
  • With 4.5 sacks to go along with 5.0 TFL and 39 tackles, Mohamed Toure made a big impact on D.

Boston College vs. Rutgers Predictions and Pick

Our pick to win this game is Boston College, and we project that Rutgers will cover the spread (Boston College -7.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 48 points.

Boston College vs. Rutgers betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Scarlet Knights (+7.5)

    Pick OU:

    Under (48)

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Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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