The Boston College Eagles host the Syracuse Orange in Week 8 of the college football schedule on Saturday, kick off time at 12:30 PM ET, at Alumni Stadium.
The Syracuse Orange (3-4) are coming from a 31-17 win over the Virginia Tech Hokies in Week 7. Eric Dungey threw for 311 yards and a touchdown in 28-for-53 passes. On the ground, Dungey rushed for 106 yards and a touchdown in 24 carries while Dontae Strickland had 69 yards and a touchdown in 16 carries. Ervin Philips led in receiving with 139 yards and a touchdown in 11 catches while Brisly Estime had 131 yards and a touchdown in eight receptions.
On the offense, Syracuse football averages 346.1 yards in passing and 134.1 yards in rushing. On the defense, Syracuse football allows 278.3 yards in passing and 195.9 yards in rushing against their opponents.
The Boston College Eagles (3-3) suffered from a 56-10 loss to the Clemson Tigers in Week 6. Patrick Towles threw for 91 yards and a touchdown in 11-for-22 passes. On the ground, Davon Jones rushed for 48 yards in 12 attempts while Jon Hilliman had 42 yards in 12 attempts. Tommy Sweeney led in receiving with 48 yards in four receptions while Jones had 25 yards in two catches. Bobby Wolford had a yard and a touchdown.
On the offense, Boston College football averages 159.8 yards in passing and 161.7 yards in rushing. On the defense, Boston College football allows 149.0 yards in passing and 103.2 yards in rushing against their opponents.
Syracuse vs Boston College football game schedule:
Date: October 22, 2016
Kick Off Time Time: 12:30 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: ACCN
Live Stream: ACC Stream
Odds and Point Spread: -5.0 Boston College, 50.5 O/U