Florida State at Syracuse Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/7/2014
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Carrier Dome in Syracuse
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On Saturday afternoon, the #1 Florida State Seminoles (5-0) will take on the struggling defense of the Syracuse Orange (2-3). In 2013, the Seminoles blew out the Orange 59-3 on their home field.
Last Saturday, Florida State dominated Wake Forest at home and ended up with a 43-3 win. The Seminoles had 171 rushing yards in that game and their defense was able to hold Wake Forest to 126 total yards.
Florida State is 14th in the country in passing yards right now with 325.4 yards per game. Heisman quarterback Jameis Winston has thrown for 1,288 yards and eight touchdowns, but he has also already been picked off five times. Seminoles running back Karlos Williams has rushed for 353 yards with five touchdowns this season.
Syracuse lost their third game in a row last weekend when they were defeated 28-6 by Louisville on their home field. The Orange only had 59 rushing yards in the losing effort and they were just 5-for-16 on their third down chances.
Through five games, the Orange have only averaged 21.6 points per game while giving up 24.4 points per game. Quarterback Terrel Hunt has thrown just one touchdown this season, but he does lead the team in rushing with 307 yards and six touchdowns. Running back Prince-Tyson Gulley has averaged 6.3 yards per carry this year and has one touchdown.
Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
Florida State Seminoles are 1-4-0 Against the Spread
Florida State Seminoles are 2-2-0 against the Over/Under
Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
Syracuse Orange are 1-4-0 Against the Spread
Syracuse Orange are 1-4-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Florida State Seminoles
10/05/14 C Austin Barron Arm injured last game, doubtful Saturday vs. Syracuse
10/05/14 WR Rashad Greene Concussion injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Syracuse
10/05/14 DB Trey Marshall Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Syracuse
09/25/14 DT Nile Lawrence-Stample Pectoral out for season
09/05/14 LB Matthew Thomas Suspension out indefinitely
08/28/14 LB Delvin Purifoy Leg out for season
08/16/14 WR Isaiah Jones Academics out for season
10/06/14 QB Terrel Hunt Leg expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/05/14 WR Brisly Estime Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
10/05/14 RB Devante McFarlane Leg "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
10/05/14 OL Ivan Foy Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
10/05/14 DL John Raymon Knee "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
10/05/14 DB Rodney Williams Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
10/05/14 DB Wayne Morgan Knee "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
09/23/14 WR Ashton Broyld Leg expected to miss 2-3 weeks
08/11/14 S Naesean Howard Personal off the team
Tony's Pick: Take Florida State
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