2014 Florida State Seminoles Season Win Total NCAA Football Picks
by Robert Ferringo - 7/12/2014
2013 Record: 14-0
2014 Las Vegas Season Win Total: 11.0
2014 Season Win Total Picks NCAA Football: 'Under'
It was a dream season for Florida State in 2013, culminating in a thrilling national championship win over Auburn and the school's first title since 1999. With Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Jameis Winston back under center the Seminoles are one of the favorites to repeat as champions in 2014.
The Noles lost a load of talent to the NFL. But they have a stocked roster full of capable replacements. And a team that outscored opponents by an average of 39.5 points per game last year seems to have plenty of room for error. Florida State will be a marked team this season. But they are still head and shoulders above 90 percent of the teams on their schedule and should have another big season.
Florida State's most difficult game may be its opener. The Seminoles open against Oklahoma State in Cowboys Stadium. But if they escape that game then four of their next six games will be played at Doak Campbell Stadium and FSU will likely be a double-digit favorite in each of those. Florida State has to play at Louisville, at Miami and they host rival Florida in the regular season finale, but I can also see the Seminoles favored in each of those games.
This team has a great chance to run the table for a second straight season. But in general it is always a good idea to "sell high" on national champions because their value is almost nil. So I would suggest playing this number 'under' simply as a matter of philosophy. But that doesn't mean I'm in a hurry to bet against this Seminoles squad.
2014 Florida State Seminoles Schedule
Sat, Aug 30th, 2014 Oklahoma State 08:00 PM AT&T Stadium - Arlington, TX
Sat, Sep 6th, 2014 Citadel 07:30 PM Bobby Bowden Field at Doak S.
Sat, Sep 20th, 2014 Clemson TBA Bobby Bowden Field at Doak S.
Sat, Sep 27th, 2014 at NC State TBA Carter-Finley Stadium
Sat, Oct 4th, 2014 Wake Forest TBA Bobby Bowden Field at Doak S.
Sat, Oct 11th, 2014 at Syracuse TBA Carrier Dome
Sat, Oct 18th, 2014 Notre Dame TBA Bobby Bowden Field at Doak S.
Thu, Oct 30th, 2014 at Louisville 07:30 PM Papa John`s Cardinal Stadium
Sat, Nov 8th, 2014 Virginia TBA Bobby Bowden Field at Doak S.
Sat, Nov 15th, 2014 at Miami-Florida TBA Sun Life Stadium
Sat, Nov 22nd, 2014 Boston College TBA Bobby Bowden Field at Doak S.
Sat, Nov 29th, 2014 Florida TBA Bobby Bowden Field at Doak S.
All Times EST
*Season Win Total Odds from Raphael Esparza. Esparza was a Las Vegas sportsbook manager for 13 years at some of the largest books on The Strip. He is a proven oddsmaker and this is his projected total.
Robert Ferringo was the top football handicapper in the country last year, earning nearly $8,000 in total football profit in 2013-14 and posting one of the best seasons in America. He hit 62.1 percent for the entire NFL season (95-58) and was amazing down the stretch, closing with 11 of 14 winning NFL weeks and 12 of 15 overall winning football weeks. Robert has posted 3 of 4 winning football seasons, 6 of 7 winning NFL seasons, 30 of 44 winning football months, and 6 of 7 winning NFL preseasons. Also, Robert's proprietary KING College Football Betting System posted another winning season (now 2-for-2) and is 83-58 over the last two years (58.9 percent).
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