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2011 Boston College Football: Duke Game Thread (12:30 PM Eastern, ACC Network)

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Duke Blue Devils (0-2, 0-0 ACC) vs. Boston College Eagles (0-2, 0-0 ACC)

Time: 12:30 PM
Date: Saturday, September 17, 2011
Place: Chestnut Hill, Ma.
Stadium: Alumni Stadium
Capacity: 44,500
Surface: FieldTurf

TV: ACC Network
TV Announcers: Steve Martin, Dave Archer, Dave Baker
Online: or
Radio: AM 850 WEEI or AM 680 WRKO. Can also be heard live on XM / SIRIUS Satellite Radio (channel 91)
Radio Announcers: Jon Meterparel, Pete Cronan, Brian St. Pierre

Spread: Boston College -7
Weather: Partly cloudy, high 65 degrees, low 45

Opponents Sites: Duke Basketball Report, Duke Hoop Blog, Blue Devil Nation

Excitement Level: 4 / 10

Series: Boston College leads the all-time series 4-1.
First Meeting: Duke 25, Boston College 9 (October 1, 1927)
Last Meeting: Boston College 21, Duke 16 (November 13, 2010)
Last Meeting at Alumni Stadium: Boston College 28, Duke 7 (November 11, 2006)

Trends: Boston College hasn't started the season 0-3 since Tom Coughlin's first season on the Heights (1991). The Eagles have outscored the Blue Devils 97-60 in five all-time meetings. BC is 1-9 against the spread in its last 9 home games, and just 4-17 ATS vs. a team with a losing record. The current point spread is BC -7.

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