Louisville at Boston College: Louisville Offense vs. BC Defense

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Oct 30, 2014; Louisville, KY, USA; Louisville Cardinals quarterback

Will Gardner

(11) looks to pass against the Florida State Seminoles during the first quarter at Papa John

Much like the Louisville defense has the advantage when they are on the field, in the meeting of Louisville offense vs. BC defense, the Eagles could see things go their way.

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A much-improved Boston College defense over last season has helped the Eagles earn victories and shut down facets of the opposing team. Now, Louisville is not exactly chopped liver when they have the football, but will they be able to overcome a unit that has done a good job this season and is looking to close strongly?

Louisville Offense vs. BC Defense: Statistical Comparison

• UL offense: 30.9 ppg (T-57th in FBS)
• BC defense: 20.1 ppg (T-19th)

• UL offense: 146.11 ypg (89th)
• BC defense: 88.89 ypg (4th)

• UL offense: 237.3 ypg (63rd)
• BC defense: 223.6 ypg (58th)

Total Yards
• UL offense: 383.4 ypg (79th)
• BC defense: 312.4 ypg (T-11th)

Sacks Allowed/Made
• UL offense: 3.11 per game (T-113th)
• BC defense: 2.78 per game (T-26th)

Tackles For Loss Allowed/Made
• UL offense: 7.56 per game (T-121st)
• BC defense: 7.67 per game (T-5th)

3rd Downs
• UL offense: 37.06% (90th)
• BC defense: 37.31% (48th)

Red Zone
• UL offense: 86.84% (38th)
• BC defense: 85.19% (T-86th)