Boston College vs Connecticut Prediction, Odds & Best Prop Bets – NCAAF, Week 9

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The Boston College Eagles (2-6) visit Pratt and Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field to take on the UConn Huskies (4-5) on Oct. 29. Kickoff is scheduled for 12:00pm EDT in East Hartford.

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The Over/Under for Boston College vs. Connecticut is total points.

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Boston College vs. Connecticut Odds, Spread, Over/Under for Week 9

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Boston College vs Connecticut Prediction for Week 9

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts Boston College will win this game with 64.2% confidence.

Boston College vs Connecticut Spread Prediction for Week 9

Based on recent against-the-spread trends, the model predicts Boston College will cover the spread with 60.3% confidence.

Both predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both Boston College and Connecticut, plus offensive & defensive matchups, recent games and key player performances this season.


Best Boston College Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite college football player prop bets for Boston College players for Week 9, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • player high – away 

Best Connecticut Player Prop Best Bets Today

Top NCAAF player prop bets for Connecticut players for Week 9, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • player  high – home
  • team high – away
  • team high – home

Boston College Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Boston College has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

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  • Boston College is when betting the Over for Units / ROI
  • Boston College is when betting the Under for Units / ROI

Connecticut Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Connecticut has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

  • Connecticut is when betting on the Moneyline for Units / ROI
  • Connecticut is when betting the Over for Units / ROI
  • Connecticut is when betting the Under for Units / ROI

Boston College: Keys to the Game vs. Connecticut

Boston College is 3-10 (.231) when allowing 100 or more rushing yards — tied for 14th-worst among Power 5 Teams; Average: .395

Boston College is 2-10 (.143) when converting less than 50% of third down conversion opportunities — 8th-worst among Power 5 Teams; Average: .358

Boston College is 2-6 (.250) when allowing 200 or more passing yards — tied for 12th-worst among Power 5 Teams; Average: .463

Boston College is 3-10 (.231) when the opposing team rushes more than 30 times — tied for 12th-worst among Power 5 Teams; Average: .416

Connecticut: Keys to the Game vs. Boston College

UConn is 1-13 (.071) when the opposing team rushes more than 30 times — tied for 4th-worst in FBS; Average: .419

UConn is winless (0-10) when not forcing a fumble — tied for worst in FBS; Average: .442

UConn is 2-13 (.133) when allowing 10 or more rushes of four or more yards — tied for 9th-worst in FBS; Average: .450

UConn is 2-13 (.133) when allowing 7 or more explosive plays — tied for 13th-worst in FBS; Average: .400

Matchup Notes for Boston College vs. Connecticut

UConn’s offense has thrown for 20 or more yards on just 5.8% of 138 attempts this season — fifth-worst among FBS offenses. UMass’s defense allowed 20+ yards on 14.6% of attempts this season — fourth-best among NonP5 defenses.

UConn’s offense has thrown for 20 or more yards on just 6.5% of 541 attempts since the 2021 season — second-worst among FBS offenses. UMass’s defense allowed 20+ yards on 15.7% of attempts since the 2021 season — second-best among NonP5 defenses.

UConn’s offense has thrown for 20 or more yards on just 6.5% of 541 attempts since the 2021 season — second-worst among FBS offenses. UMass’s defense allowed 20+ yards on 15.7% of attempts since the 2021 season — second-best among FBS defenses.

Boston College’s TEs has gained 737 yards on 61 receptions (12.1 YPR) since the 2021 season — fifth-best among ACC TEs. Duke’s defense has allowed 13.9 Yards Per Reception since the 2021 season — third-worst among P5 defenses.

Boston College’s TEs has gained 737 yards on 61 receptions (12.1 YPR) since the 2021 season — fifth-best among ACC TEs. Duke’s defense has allowed 13.9 Yards Per Reception since the 2021 season — second-worst among ACC defenses.

Boston College’s TEs has been targeted 112 times since the 2021 season — tied for fifth-most among ACC TEs. Duke’s defense has allowed 5,520 receiving yards since the 2021 season — most among ACC defenses.

Boston College Offensive Stats & Trends

Boston College’s TEs has gained 737 yards on 61 receptions (12.1 YPR) since the 2021 season — fifth-best among ACC TEs. Duke’s defense has allowed 13.9 Yards Per Reception since the 2021 season — third-worst among P5 defenses.

Boston College’s TEs has gained 737 yards on 61 receptions (12.1 YPR) since the 2021 season — fifth-best among ACC TEs. Duke’s defense has allowed 13.9 Yards Per Reception since the 2021 season — second-worst among ACC defenses.

Boston College WRs have averaged 26.0 yards per reception (104 yards/4 catches) with 4-6 yards to go this season– 2nd best among Power 5 Teams; Average: 12.5

Boston College’s TEs has been targeted 112 times since the 2021 season — tied for fifth-most among ACC TEs. Duke’s defense has allowed 5,520 receiving yards since the 2021 season — most among ACC defenses.

Boston College has been targeted 250 times this season — fourth-most among ACC skill players. Duke’s defense has allowed 1,779 receiving yards this season — third-most among ACC defenses.

Connecticut Offensive Stats & Trends

UConn’s offense has thrown for 20 or more yards on just 5.8% of 138 attempts this season — fifth-worst among FBS offenses. UMass’s defense allowed 20+ yards on 14.6% of attempts this season — fourth-best among NonP5 defenses.

UConn’s offense has thrown for 20 or more yards on just 6.5% of 541 attempts since the 2021 season — second-worst among FBS offenses. UMass’s defense allowed 20+ yards on 15.7% of attempts since the 2021 season — second-best among NonP5 defenses.

UConn Skill Players have averaged just 8.8 yards per reception (661 yards/75 catches) this season– 2nd worst among FBS Teams; Average: 12.1

UConn’s offense has thrown for 20 or more yards on just 6.5% of 541 attempts since the 2021 season — second-worst among FBS offenses. UMass’s defense allowed 20+ yards on 15.7% of attempts since the 2021 season — second-best among FBS defenses.

UConn Skill Players have averaged just 8.7 yards per reception (555 yards/64 catches) in the 4th quarter since last season– 2nd worst among FBS Teams; Average: 12.1

Boston College Eagles Defensive Stats & Trends

Boston College has allowed a Completion Pct of just 40% (6 completions/15 attempts) on 3rd and short since last season– best among Power 5 Teams; Average: 63%

Boston College has allowed a Completion Pct of just 41% (30 completions/73 attempts) on 3rd and long since last season– tied for 3rd best among Power 5 Teams; Average: 55%

Boston College has not tackled opponents for a loss on any of 13 rushing attempts on 3rd and short this season– tied for worst among Power 5 Teams; Average: 12%.

Boston College has allowed a Completion Pct of just 41% (30 completions/73 attempts) on 3rd and long since last season– tied for 3rd best in FBS; Average: 54%

Boston College has allowed first downs on 27% of pass attempts on 3rd and short since last season– best among Power 5 Teams; Average: 52%

UConn Huskies Defensive Stats & Trends

UConn opponents has averaged 46.2 Passing Attempts per TD (185 Pass Attempts/4 Passing TDs) this season– 3rd best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 18.7

UConn has allowed one passing TD (17 pass attempts) in the Red Zone this season– 3rd best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 3.8

UConn has allowed one passing TD (17 pass attempts) in the Red Zone this season– tied for 5th best in FBS; Average: 4.0

UConn has allowed 4 touchdowns on 121 completions (30.2 Completions Per TD) this season– best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 11.5

UConn has tackled opponents for a loss on just 13 of 147 rushing attempts (9% TFL%) in the Red Zone since last season– 3rd worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 15%.


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