College Football Picks: Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs. Boston College Eagles

Jeff GrantContributor ISeptember 3, 2013

College Football Picks: Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs. Boston College Eagles

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    The Boston College Eagles are 5-3 against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons since joining the ACC, which is important to consider when making your Week 2 college football picks Friday, as the two teams meet at Alumni Stadium.

    Sports bettors will find that the Eagles are three-point home favorites in the NCAA football odds, with the betting total sitting at 48.5 in the market.

    Let's take a closer look at this matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.

     

    All gambling statistics via SBR Forum

Wake Forest Demon Deacons

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    The Wake Forest Demon Deacons picked up a 31-7 victory over Presbyterian as 38-point home favorites last Thursday, while going under the betting total of 51.

    Demon Deacons quarterback Tanner Price ranks fourth in school history in career completions and sits in fifth in passing yards.

Boston College Eagles

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    The Boston College Eagles opened up their 2013 campaign with a 24-14 victory over Villanova as 15-point home favorites, while going under the total of 47.5.

    Eagles quarterback Chase Rettig connected with wide receiver Alex Amidon 13 times for 146 yards and a touchdown in Week 1.

Prediction

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    I'm going to recommend that readers back the Boston College Eagles, as senior Nate Freese has connected on 90.5 percent of his field-goal attempts in the last two seasons.

    College Football Pick: Boston College Eagles -3

     

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