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Syracuse vs. BC: Eagles Open As 2.5-Point Favorite

The Orange are in do-or-die mode as the Eagles come to town.

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For the second-consecutive week, the Syracuse Orange will be underdogs in the Carrier Dome. Let's hope that this time, Vegas doesn't know what they're talking about (likely story…).

Last weekend, the Pittsburgh Panthers were favored by one point. They won by one point.

This week, the Boston College Screamin' Eagles enter the Dome as 2.5-point favorites. Is it possible for us to miss two-and-a-half extra points? We'll find out.

Boston College is 7-4 and winners of their last four games. Syracuse, well, isn't. The Orange need to win in order to qualify for a bowl game. No one wanted to be back in this position after starting 5-4, but, here we are. The bright spot? Syracuse has a history of beating BC when they're not supposed to...

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