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How to Watch: Boston College at Notre Dame

Welcome to the 25th edition of the Holy War

Boston College Football Coach Jack Bicknell Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Game Day Facts

Who

Boston College Eagles (5-5) at

#16 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (8-2)

What

BC is running out of time to reach bowl eligibility, and an upset over the Irish would not only accomplish that, but it would provide something that this program is in desperate need of: excitement. But the odds are pretty long; the Eagles enter as 20.5 point underdogs, and the ESPN Matchup Predictor gives them just a 7.2% chance of victory (for whatever that’s worth).

After running off 6 consecutive wins against ND, BC dropped the next 6...so, time for it to swing back the other way, right?

Where

Notre Dame Stadium

Notre Dame, Indiana

When

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019

Kickoff is set for 2:30 PM ET

How to Watch

NBC

How to Listen

The radio broadcast will be on the BC Learfield IMG Sports Network or WEEI 93.7 FM.

How to Follow Along on Twitter

For complete coverage, follow @bcinterruption to get every soaring high and heart wrenching low on Twitter.

Follow @bagz2193, @arthurbailin, @joegrav, @niraj_patel7 for our own hot takes/unnecessary opinions from the comfort of our homes and the Alumni bleachers.

BC’s Best Chance to Win

Catch the Irish sleeping and create some turnovers. This season, the formula for a BC victory has been enough offensive output to mitigate an awful defense. Notre Dame features a top 20 defense in points allowed, however their run defense is not tremendous, and BC has the 5th best rushing attack in the nation (disclaimer: Navy boasts the #1 rushing offense, and ND beat them 52-20 last week).

If the Eagles can win the turnover battle, control the clock, and figure out how to tackle, maybe they can keep it close. They played their best game of the year coming out of the bye week against NC State, so let’s hope for more of the same.