What experts predict for Iowa-Boston College in Pinstripe Bowl
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How are experts predicting Iowa-Boston College in Pinstripe Bowl?
As you can see below, it’s a fairly split projection among college football experts. Of the 20 media personalities who disclosed their projections on various websites and sampled below, 10 picked Iowa and 10 selected Boston College.
The Hawkeyes have lost five straight bowl games dating to the 2010 Insight Bowl. Boston College beat Maryland in the Quick Lane Bowl last year. Both teams are 7-5 and both strive to play physical and run the football. Most — if not all — of the predictions are for a close, virtually even Pinstripe Bowl game, which is scheduled for 5:15 p.m. ET/4:15 p.m. CT Wednesday at Yankee Stadium in New York.
Here are 20 different projections for the Iowa-Boston College matchup from college football media located throughout the United States. A discloser: Land of 10’s Bobby La Gesse picked Iowa 24-17, and I picked Iowa 20-10.
Ralph Russo, Associated Press — Boston College 23-21
Tom Dienhart, BTN — Iowa 31-28
Adam Rittenberg, ESPN — Iowa 19-16
Bill Bender, Sporting News – Iowa 23-17
Nick Bromberg, Yahoo — Iowa 9-6
Marc Morehouse, Cedar Rapids Gazette — Iowa 21-20
Pete Fiutak, College Football News — Iowa 19-16
Joe Boozell, NCAA.com — Boston College 23-19
Phil Steele, PhilSteele.com — Boston College outright
Teddy Greenstein, Chicago Tribune — Boston College outright
Bill Connelly, SBNation.com — Boston College outright
Matt Brown, SBNation.com — Iowa outright
Bruce Feldman, SI.com — Iowa outright
Andy Staples, SI.com — Iowa outright
David Jones, Pennlive.com — Boston College outright
Chuck Carlton, Dallas Morning News — Boston College outright
Dennis Dodd, CBSSports.com — Boston College outright
Jerry Palm, CBSSports.com — Boston College outright
Paul Myerberg, USA Today — Iowa outright
Dan Wolken, USA Today — Boston College outright
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