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Boston College vs Notre Dame Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for Week 12 (Fighting Irish's Pass D Grounds Eagles)

Devon Platana
Boston College vs Notre Dame prediction, odds and betting trends for NCAA college football game.
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Boston College vs Notre Dame Week 12 Game Info

2022 NCAA College Football Game
Boston College Eagles (3-7) vs. No. 18 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (7-3)
Date: Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022
Time: 2:30.m. ET
Venue: Notre Dame Stadium — Notre Dame, IN
Coverage: NBC, Peacock

Week 12 of the 2022 NCAA college football season includes a showdown between the Boston College Eagles and No. 18 Notre Dame Fighting Irish. After suffering four consecutive losses, Boston College reversed its fortune last weekend with a 21-20 victory over then-No. 16 NC State.

Meanwhile, Notre Dame's recent surge continued with a 35-32 win against Navy in Week 11. Quarterback Drew Pyne made sure that everyone in the offense got involved, throwing out four touchdown passes to four different pass-catchers.

Boston College vs Notre Dame Odds & Spread

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: BC: (+860) | ND: (-1600)
Spread: BC: +20.5 (-105) | ND: -20.5 (-115)
Total: 42.5 — Over: (-115) | Under: (-105)

Notre Dame enters this contest as a heavy favorite on the spread and moneyline. This 2:30 p.m. ET clash also features a total of 42.5, which is lower than most of this week's projected totals.

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Boston College vs Notre Dame Prediction & Pick

While Boston College's latest win was much-needed, it wasn't an overly impressive victory. The Eagles still coughed up the ball three times and went 5-of-17 (29.4%) on third-down conversions, which isn't even to mention their recording -1 rushing yard on 23 attempts.

Boston College can try to rely on the passing game to win yet again, but Notre Dame is surrendering the 20th-fewest passing yards this season on a 57.62% completion rate (No. 29). The Fighting Irish simply don't budge when it comes to the pass, which should frustrate Boston College to no end.

On top of that, Notre Dame is averaging a whopping 38.8 points over its last four games. Taking into account that Boston College owns the fifth-worst road offense in the country (12.6 PPG), the Fighting Irish's ascent should continue.

Final Score Prediction: Notre Dame: 38 | Boston College: 14

Boston College vs Notre Dame Betting Trends

- Boston College is 0-8 straight up in its last eight games against Notre Dame.
- Notre Dame is 7-0 against the spread (ATS) in its last seven games against the ACC.
- The total has hit the under in 12 of Boston College's last 18 games.
- The total has hit the under in eight of Boston College's last 10 games against Notre Dame.

Boston College vs Notre Dame Best Bet

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

Although Notre Dame has beaten Boston College eight straight times, the former has won the last three meetings by an average margin of 25 points. Two of those outings were won by at least 29 points, which is more than enough to cover this week's spread.

I'm more than comfortable with taking Notre Dame at -20.5 on the spread. Three of Boston College's last five losses have been by 21-plus points, including two of its last three games against ranked schools.

With the Eagles struggling against the spread (ATS) this season while Notre Dame is 7-0 ATS in its last seven outings against the ACC, give me the Fighting Irish covering the spread.

Bet: Notre Dame -20.5 (-115)


Devon Platana is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Devon Platana also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username PepeSilvia0. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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