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Boston College vs East Carolina 12/27/21 - Military Bowl Picks & Predictions

East Carolina Pirates vs Boston College Eagles Odds & Info

Game East Carolina Pirates vs Boston College Eagles
Date & Time Monday December 27, 2021, 2:30 PM (EST)
Location
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, USA
Latest odds
BC -3 ; O/U 51.5
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The Boston College Eagles will take on the East Carolina Pirates on December 27th in Maryland for the Military Bowl. Boston College has played well thus far this season despite ending the year losing three of their last five games played including two in a row after a 31 point blowout loss to Wake Forest. Defensively Boston College was abysmal against Wake Forest giving up 413 total yards of offense as 236 came through the air as the Wake Forest Demon Deacons scored 41 points in the game.

Offensively Boston College struggled as well against Wake Forest scoring only 10 points including being shut out in the second half on 182 total yards of offense. Quarterback Phil Jurkovec played poorly completing only three of 11 passes for 19 yards and one score, while leading the team with 66 yards rushing on 11 carries. Pat Garwo III Chipped in 65 yards rushing on 11 carries.

East Carolina finished the year on a tear 7-5 after a 22 point loss to Cincinnati ended a four game win streak. For the season East Carolina averaged 29.7 points per game on 433.2 yards of offense. Quarterback Holden Ahlers led the show for East Carolina completing 256 of 414 passes for 3,126 yards and 18 touchdowns.

The East Carolina ground attack has been a big weapon for the team this year with 1,949 yards and 20 touchdowns on 475 carries as a team. Keaton Mitchell Has been the primary back with 174 Carries gaining 1132 yards and nine scores. Rahjal Harris his back number 2 for East Carolina totaling 579 yards rushing with four touchdowns on the season.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Boston College are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston College's last 8 games.
  • Boston College are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games.
  • East Carolina are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of East Carolina's last 7 games.

Free NCAAF Pick:

Boston College Eagles -3

Despite the record Boston College is the better team coming into this game and it will show from the opening kickoff. The Eagles have played much better competition this year and will have better defense allowing more than 4 points less per game that will be the difference. Take Boston College to lean on their superior defense to pick up the 7th win of the year for the team and a bowl championship. Final Score Prediction, Boston College wins and covers 28-17.

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