Free College Football Picks Today: Boston College Eagles vs Syracuse Orange 11/26/22

Free College Football Picks Today: Boston College Eagles vs Syracuse Orange 11/26/22
Sat 26th November 2022

The No. 22 Syracuse University Orange (6-5, 3-4 ACC) and Boston College Eagles (3-8, 2-5 ACC) face off Saturday at Alumni Stadium for their regular season finales. The Orange are 10.5-point favorites, and the total is 47.

Syracuse is coming off a 45-35 loss to Wake Forest at Truist Field last Saturday, their fifth consecutive defeat. Garrett Shrader was 17 of 31 for 324 yards with a touchdown and an interception. Sean Tucker ran 16 times for 106 yards and two touchdowns. Oronde Gadsden II caught six passes for 85 yards.

Boston College lost 44-0 to No. 18 Notre Dame at Notre Dame Stadium last Saturday. Emmett Morehead threw for 117 yards and three interceptions. Alex Broome carried seven times for 25 yards. Zay Flowers caught three receptions for 46 yards.


The Orange won the only game between the teams last season, a 21-6 victory in October. Sean Tucker had a rushing touchdown for Syracuse.


The Orange are averaging 28.0 points per game for the season, 71st in FBS, and they are facing an Eagles defense that has surrendered 30.2 PPG (104th). Meanwhile, Boston College has scored 17.3 points a game this season, 125th in the nation, and Syracuse is allowing 22.6 PPG (37th).

The Orange rank 84th in the country in passing yards per game (218.2) and 80th in rushing (141.5), while the Eagles are 39th in passing yards allowed per game (204.5) and 91st against the run (168.3).

Boston College has been the country’s least successful rushing team, averaging 62.3 yards per game, while ranking 48th in passing yards (246.6). The Orange are allowing 183.0 passing yards (13th) and 155.6 rushing yards per game (77th).


Through 10 games, Garrett Shrader has thrown for 15 touchdowns (6 INT) and 202.5 yards per game to lead Syracuse in passing. In three away games this season, he has five TDs (2 INT) and an average of 261.0 yards passing.

Sean Tucker leads the team in rushing with an average of 85.0 yards a game over 11 games. He has nine touchdowns on the ground and two through the air. Oronde Gadsden II is the Orange’s leading receiver with 78.5 yards a game and six TDs.

Phil Jurkovec has 11 passing touchdowns (8 INT) with 213.9 yards per game through eight games to lead Boston College. In four home games this season, he has thrown for eight TDs (3 INT) and an average of 273.8 yards.

Pat Garwo III has been the home team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 29.1 yards a game through 11 games. He has two touchdowns. Zay Flowers has been the primary target in the Eagles’ aerial attack. He has 10 touchdowns and an 87.9 yard per game average through 11 appearances.


Syracuse is looking to reverse a three-game losing skid away from home this season.

SportsTips’ College Football Pick:

Syracuse -10.5 (-110)

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