NCAA football wagering fans are surprised to see the Boston College Eagles in the college football betting post season as they were a near anonymous team in the ACC.
AT&T Park in San Francisco will host the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl on January 9 with an ESPN telecast set to begin at 9 PM ET as the #15 Nevada Wolf Pack take on the Boston College Eagles. Sports-Gambling opened with Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl odds of Nevada as a 9.5 point favorite and with a total of 54.5.
Nevada has a record of 12-1 straight up and 7-6 with the college football odds while going under the total in 7 games this season. The Wolf Pack are best known for their epic upset win over Boise State as they clinched a 3 way share of the Western Athletic Conference championship. Nevada won its final 6 games and got the money in their final 3 outings.
The Wolf Pack showed their mettle in the season finale at Louisiana Tech as they scored a 35-17 payout after beating Boise State the previous week. Nevada was the 7th highest scoring team in the nation while the defense ranked a respectable 36th for points allowed.
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick is the catalyst of the attack as he passed for 2830 yards and a 20/7 TD/INT ratio while rushing for 1181 yards, which was 2nd to Vai Taua’s 1534 yards on the ground. Taua had 19 touchdowns while Kaepernick had 20.
Boston College has a NCAA football betting record of 7-5 straight up and 5-7 against the spread with 9 of their games going under the total. The Eagles rallied from a disastrous 2-5 start to win their final 5 games of the season including the season finale at Syracuse 16-7.
BC is a defensive oriented team that ranked 12th in the country overall while the offense struggled and ranked 109th in scoring, which will have to improve to have a shot against Nevada. Montel Harris leads the offense with 1242 yards rushing and was named to the all Atlantic Coast Conference Team. BC got the money in 4 of their 5 NCAA football wagering away matchups this year.