|2013 AdvoCare V100 Bowl Odds & Spread: Arizona vs. Boston College|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Tuesday, 31 December 2013 07:15|
AdvoCare V100 Bowl Odds
Boston College and Arizona both went 7-5 this season. The Eagles were 7-5 against the spread and hit the over 7 times while the Wildcats went 5-7 against the spread and hit the under 8 times.
Trends show that Boston College is 6-0 against the spread in its last 6 games after losing against the spread and 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games against a team with a winning record. Arizona is 0-4 ATS in its last 4 games in December.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Arizona is the favorite in the game, as the Wildcats have odds of -7.5 points against Boston College. The over/under total for the game has been set at 57 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Arizona favored by 7 points. The spread quickly bumped up to 7.5 and held there. The over/under total opened at 57 points and didn’t change.
Arizona is coming off a 58-21 loss at Arizona State to end the regular season and finish 4-5 in the Pac-12. The Wildcats lost three of their last four games this year. Arizona averaged 32.8 points and 452.6 yards per game on offense this year while the defense allowed just 24.7 points per game. Arizona has been led all year by running back Ka’Deem Carey, who rushed for 1,716 yards and 17 touchdowns. B.J. Denker added 2,241 yards passing with 14 touchdowns while rushing for 898 yards and 12 scores.
Boston College is coming off a 34-31 loss at Syracuse to end the regular season. The Eagles had won four straight entering that contest and ultimately finished 4-4 in the ACC. Boston College averaged 368.6 yards and 28.4 points per game on offense this year, while the defense gave up 27.8 points per contest. Andre Williams led the team this year, rushing for 2,102 yards and 17 touchdowns, which led the country. Chase Rettig added 1,804 passing yards and 17 touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Arizona defensive lineman Luca Bruno (eligibility) is questionable for the game. Boston College tight end Brian Miller (knee) and offensive lineman Win Homer (head) are both questionable as well.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Arizona, as the Wildcats are getting 59% of the wagers with odds of -7.5 points against Boston College on Tuesday.