Notre Dame vs. Boston College Prediction: Picks & Start Time – November 19, 2022

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It’ll be the No. 18 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (7-3) versus the Boston College Eagles (3-7) in college football play at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana.

Notre Dame vs. Boston College Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 20.5 points, with bookmakers listing Notre Dame as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Notre Dame has -1943 odds to pick up the win, while Boston College is listed at +919 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 43 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Notre Dame vs. Boston College Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, November 19, 2022
  • Game Time: 2:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBC
  • Location: South Bend, Indiana
  • Stadium: Notre Dame Stadium

Betting Preview

Notre Dame

Notre Dame sports the 78th-ranked offense this year (374.7 yards per game), and has been even more effective defensively, ranking 25th-best with just 331.2 yards allowed per game. Notre Dame is compiling 29.7 points per game on offense (59th in the FBS), and ranks 39th on the other side of the ball with 22.3 points allowed per game. Notre Dame has been a bottom-25 pass offense this year, ranking 23rd-worst with 192.5 passing yards per game. The Ddfensive unit is ranked 27th in the FBS (193.8 passing yards allowed per game). Notre Dame ranks 44th in run offense (182.2 rushing yards per game) and 50th in run defense (137.4 rushing yards allowed per game) this year. Offensively, Notre Dame ranks 40th in the FBS with a 43.1% third-down conversion rate. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 28th in third-down percentage allowed (137.4). Notre Dame ranks 100th in college football with a -4 turnover margin after forcing 8 turnovers (124th in the FBS) and committing 12 (34th in the FBS).

Boston College

Boston College’s offense has been bottom-25 in total offense this season, posting 322.5 total yards per game, which ranks 15th-worst in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, it ranks 54th with 366.3 total yards surrendered per contest. Boston College ranks 13th-worst in points per game (19.0), but it has been more productive defensively, ranking 88th in the FBS with 28.8 points surrendered per contest. With 259.6 passing yards per game on offense, Boston College ranks 40th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 44th, surrendering 209.3 passing yards per contest. Boston College’s running game has been struggling, ranking worst in the FBS with 62.9 rushing yards per game. It has been more effective defensively, surrendering 157.0 rushing yards per contest (83rd-ranked). Boston College’s third-down offense has been a bottom-25 unit this season, registering a 30.1% third-down rate, which ranks 11th-worst in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, it ranks 39th with a 35.3% third-down rate surrendered. At -7, Boston College owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 12 forced turnovers (89th in the FBS) and 19 turnovers committed (110th in the FBS).

Notre Dame vs. Boston College Betting Analysis

Notre Dame Betting Insights

Notre Dame has covered the spread four times in nine games with a set spread. Notre Dame is winless against the spread when it is 20.5-point or greater favorites (0-2). Games involving Notre Dame have hit the over five times this season. The Fighting Irish have been favored on the moneyline five total times this season. They’ve gone 3-2 in those games. The Fighting Irish have played as a moneyline favorite of -1943 or shorter in only two games this season, and they split 1-1.

Eagles Betting Insights

Boston College has put together a record of 3-7-0 against the spread this season. Boston College has yet to cover a spread when playing as at least 20.5-point underdogs (0-2). This year, four Boston College games have gone over the point total. The Eagles have been underdogs in seven games this season and won two (28.6%) of those contests. The Eagles have played as an underdog of +919 or more once this season and won that game.

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Notre Dame vs. Boston College Against The Spread & Betting Records

Notre Dame

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 48.3 46.6 50.5
Implied Total AVG 30.9 31.4 30.3
ATS Record 4-5-0 1-4-0 3-1-0
Over/Under Record 5-3-1 2-2-1 3-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-2 2-2 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 2-1 1-0 1-1

Eagles

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 48.3 48.5 48.0
Implied Total AVG 31.9 33.0 30.8
ATS Record 3-7-0 2-3-0 1-4-0
Over/Under Record 4-5-1 3-2-0 1-3-1
Moneyline Favorite Record 0-2 0-1 0-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 2-5 1-2 1-3

Players to Watch

Notre Dame

  • Isaiah Foskey has hit the gridiron for 10 games, posting 8.0 sacks to go with 7.0 TFL and 36 tackles for the Fighting Irish.
  • JD Bertrand has helped spur the Fighting Irish’s defense with 2.0 sacks to go along with 3.0 TFL and 55 tackles in 10 games.
  • Jack Kiser has played 10 games, collecting 44 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and two sacks for the Fighting Irish.
  • A significant part of the Fighting Irish’s defensive unit, Justin Ademilola has 32 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and 2.5 sacks in 10 games.

Eagles

  • As a playmaker on defense, the Eagles’ Donovan Ezeiruaku has collected 29 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and five sacks in 10 games.
  • Vinny DePalma has recorded 32 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and one sack in 10 games for the Eagles.
  • Kam Arnold has been wreaking havoc on defense, compiling 1.0 sack to go with 1.0 TFL, 35 tackles, and two interceptions for the Eagles.
  • On defense, Marcus Valdez has contributed 16 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and three sacks in 10 games.

Notre Dame vs. Boston College Predictions and Pick

Notre Dame vs. Boston College betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Fighting Irish (-20.5)

    Pick OU:

    Over (43)

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Our pick to win this game is Notre Dame, and we predict that Notre Dame will cover the spread (Notre Dame -20.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 43 points.

WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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