Boston College vs Louisville Prediction - College Football Picks 9/23/23

Louisville Cardinals (3-0) vs Boston College Eagles (1-2)

Game Info: Saturday, September 23, 2023 at 3:30 pm (L&N Federal Credit Union Stadium)

Betting Odds: Louisville Cardinals -14 -- Over/Under: 54.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Boston College Eagles and Louisville Cardinals face off on Saturday in a Week 4 college football showdown at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. 

Boston College Looks for Second Win

Boston College might be the most confident one-win team in all of college football, This team lost to Northern Illinois by only three points and in the last game lost to Florida State by only two points. Boston College outscored Florida State 13-0 in the 4th quarter but they ended up falling just short. Under center for Boston College is Thomas Castellanos and he completed 20 of his 33 passes for 305 yards, one touchdown, and one interception. He also rushed 16 times for 95 yards and a touchdown. 

Boston College Betting Trends

  • Boston College has lost five of its last six road games.
  • The underdog has covered the spread in seven of Boston College's last eight games.
  • Boston College has lost the first half in each of its last four road games against conference opponents.
  • Seven of Boston College's last eight games against non-AP-ranked teams have gone OVER the total points line.

Jeff Brohm has the Program Heading in the Right Direction

There were a lot of questions heading into this season for Jeff Brohm and the Louisville Cardinals, but so far the team has been impressive. Louisville sits with a perfect 3-0 record and in two of the three games the offense was quite impressive. In the last game against Indiana, the offense only managed 21 points, but that was still enough for the seven-point victory. Under center for Louisville is Jack Plummer and he completed 13 of his 23 passes for 238 yards, one touchdown, and one interception. Jawhar Jordan rushed 18 times for 113 yards and a touchdown. 

Louisville Betting Trends

  • Louisville has won each of its last 11 September games as a home favorite.
  • Louisville has covered the spread in each of its last five games against non-AP-ranked teams at L&N Federal Credit Union Stadium.
  • Seven of Louisville's last eight games have gone UNDER the total points line.

Boston College vs Louisville Facts

  • Louisville ranked T16th among FBS teams for Q3 points allowed per game last season (3.7).
  • Louisville ranked T21st among FBS teams for Q2 win percentage last season (.615).

Shane’s Free Pick

Boston College is going to keep this game close. Boston College has a ton of confidence heading into this game and they are going to find success with their offense heading into this game. Castellanos had a strong game in the last game and he’s going to have no issue moving the ball again here. Louisville probably still finds a way to win this game, but Boston College is going to keep it within a touchdown. Back Boston College against the spread. 

Shane’s Pick Boston College +14

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