Friday, September 18, 2015
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Florida State Seminoles face the Boston College Eagles on Friday at Alumni Stadium. The opening line for this game has Florida State as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 51.
The Seminoles are 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 games after accumulating less than 170 yards passing in their previous game. They are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games after allowing less than 275 total yards in their previous game, are 17-35-2 ATS in their last 54 games after allowing less than 170 yards passing in their previous game, and are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. The over is 5-0 in the Seminoles last 5 games on field turf, is 6-1 in their last 7 road games, and is 4-1 in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. The over is also 9-3-1 in the Seminoles last 13 games after allowing less than 275 total yards in their previous game and is 9-4 in their last 13 games in September.
The Eagles are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a winning road record, are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games after scoring more than 40 points in their previous game, and are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 conference games. Boston College is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games after accumulating more than 200 yards rushing in their previous game, they are 9-4 ATS vs. a team with a winning record, and they are 13-6 ATS in their last 19 home games. The over is 4-0 in the Eagles last 4 games following a S.U. win, is 4-1 in Eagles last 5 games after allowing less than 100 yards rushing in their previous game, and is 3-1-1 in their last 5 games after allowing less than 170 yards passing in their previous game. The over is also 9-4-1 in the Eagles last 14 home games.
Florida State is scoring 46.5 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 19.5 passes on 29 attempts for a 67.2 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 266.5 yards per game through the air as well. The Seminoles are running for an average of 272 yards per game on 43.5 attempts for an average of 6.3 yards per carry. They are also running 72.5 plays per game and average 7.4 yards per play for an average of 538.5 yards per contest. The Seminoles manage 25.5 first downs per contest and they average a total of 42.5 penalty yards on 6 penalties.
Florida State allows 146.5 passing yards per game and 15 points per contest on defense. They give up 19 completions on 33 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 57.6. The Seminoles allow 140.5 rushing yards per game on 34.5 carries for a 4.1 average per play. Florida State gives up 287 total yards per game including 4.3 yards per play. They force 1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 1.5 penalties per game that total 13 yards as a unit.
Boston College averages 50 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 13 passes per game on 20 attempts for a 65 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 145.5 yards through the air per game thus far. The Eagles run for an average of 275.5 yards per game on 44.5 attempts for an average of 6.2 yards per carry this season. They also run 64.5 plays per game and average 6.5 yards per play for an average of 421 yards in each contest. The Eagles are gaining 22.5 first downs per contest and they average 37.5 penalty yards on 5.5 penalties per game.
Boston College allows an average of 44 passing yards and 1.5 points per contest. They give up 7 completions on 20.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 34.1 per game. The Eagles allow 7 rushing yards per contest on 24 carries for a 0.3 average per rush. Boston College gives up 51 total yards per game including an average of 1.1 per play. They create an average of 1.5 turnovers per game and 6.5 penalties for 53 yards each game.
Florida State Betting Trends
Florida State is 1-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Florida State has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Boston College Betting Trends
Boston College is 1-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Boston College has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/13/15 OL Abdul Bello Knee "?" Friday vs. Boston College
09/13/15 WR Nyqwan Murray Hand "?" Friday vs. Boston College
09/13/15 OL Chad Mavety Concussion "?" Friday vs. Boston College
09/13/15 DE Chris Casher Knee "?" Friday vs. Boston College
09/13/15 OL Cole Minshew Ankle "?" Friday vs. Boston College
09/13/15 DB Marcus Lewis Knee "?" Friday vs. Boston College
09/04/15 DB Ryan Green Shoulder out for season
08/28/15 DL Lorenzo Featherston Knee out indefinitely
08/13/15 LB Matthew Thomas Eligibility out indefinitely
09/13/15 LB Tim Joy Knee "?" Friday vs. Florida State
08/31/15 WR Ben Glines Collarbone expected to miss 6-8 weeks
08/31/15 WR Chris Garrison Hand expected to miss 6-8 weeks
08/31/15 TE Michael Giacone Leg out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Boston College
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of this Weeks College Football Picks
Get all of this Weeks guaranteed Expert College Football Picks