Boston College vs Cincinnati Predictions For Birmingham Bowl 2020

Desmond Ridder throws a pass against Central Florida.
Desmond Ridder throws a pass against Central Florida. / Joe Robbins/Getty Images

The Boston College Golden Eagles will aim to end the year with a winning record when they take on the No. 21 Cincinnati Bearcats in 2019 TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl. The Bearcats are currently 7-point favorites over the Eagles, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

If you're looking to place a wager on this game, it's always a smart idea to consider what some industry experts have to say first. With that in mind, here are some expert predictions for the 2019 TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl between Boston College and Cincinnati.

Birmingham Bowl Predictions

Bleacher Report
Jake Rill, of Bleacher Report, gave his against the spread (ATS) predictions for every bowl game, and as of Dec. 15, he fully expects the Bearcats to cover the spread.

Washington Post
Neil Greenberg and Matt Bonesteel, of the Washington Post, also made ATS predictions for the upcoming bowl season, with both experts also picking Cincinnati to cover the spread.

Adam Rittenberg, a senior writer at ESPN, is expecting the Bearcats to easily cover the spread, predicting a 34-24 Cincinnati win due to the quarterback play of Desmond Ridder.

Overall, all four of the experts highlighted above are taking Cincinnati to both win the game straight up and to cover the spread.

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