Boston College at Florida State Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 11/17/2014
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee
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The Boston College Eagles (6-4) will be hoping that their solid defense can handle the passing attack of the #1 Florida State Seminoles (10-0) on Saturday afternoon. The Seminoles defeated the Eagles 48-34 in Boston last season.
Boston College had their two-game winning streak come to an end two weeks ago when they were beaten 38-19 by Louisville at home. They turned the ball over four times in that loss and their defense gave up 423 yards to Louisville's offense.
Boston College has one of the best rushing teams in the country by averaging 264 yards per game on the ground. Quarterback Tyler Murphy hasn't thrown the ball particularly well this year, but he does lead the team with 1,009 rushing yards and nine rushing touchdowns. Running back Jon Hilliman has 602 rushing yards and a team-best 11 touchdowns.
Florida State had a bit of a scare in their game against Miami last weekend, but they kept their perfect record intact by beating them 30-26. They had 418 yards of offense in that win, including 304 yards through the air.
The Seminoles are currently 11th in the country in passing by throwing for 318.3 yards per game against their opponents. Wide receiver Rashad Greene has been their best offensive player by catching 75 passes for 1,042 yards and five touchdowns. Running back Karlos Williams has rushed for 530 yards this season with a team-high nine touchdowns.
Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
Boston College Eagles are 6-4-0 Against the Spread
Boston College Eagles are 3-5-0 against the Over/Under
Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
Florida State Seminoles are 3-7-0 Against the Spread
Florida State Seminoles are 4-5-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Boston College Eagles
11/16/14 CB John Johnson Wrist "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
11/16/14 PK Mike Knoll Groin "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
10/25/14 DB Bryce Jones Dismissed has been dismissed
10/17/14 WR Drew Barksdale Hamstring out indefinitely
10/17/14 OG Harris Williams Ankle out for season
10/07/14 DT Mehdi Abdesmad Knee out for season
08/26/14 WR Bobby Swigert Knee out indefinitely
08/26/14 WR Harrison Jackson Chest out indefinitely
08/26/14 LB Tim Joy Knee out for season
Florida State Seminoles
11/16/14 DB Tyrell Lyons Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Boston College
11/07/14 LB Ukeme Eligwe Dismissed has been dismissed
10/29/14 DB Colin Blake Shoulder out for season
09/25/14 DT Nile Lawrence-Stample Pectoral out for season
08/28/14 LB Delvin Purifoy Leg out for season
08/16/14 WR Isaiah Jones Academics out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Florida State
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