Saturday, October 29, 2016
Bobby Bowden Field
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The Clemson Tigers take on the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Bobby Bowden Field. The opening line for this game has Clemson as 3 point favorites. This season the Tigers are 4-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-5-0. The Seminoles have an over/under record of 3-3-0 and they are 3-3-0 against the spread.
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Deshaun Watson finished with 378 yards through the air for Clemson last week. He completed 39 passes out of 52 attempts for a 75% completion percentage. The Tigers were led in rushing by C.J. Fuller, who finished with 56 yards on 16 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Mike Williams was the team leader in receiving with a total of 146 yards and 12 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. As a team in that game Clemson got a total of 30 first downs. Of those first downs, 7 came on the ground while 20 came through the air. They ran 91 total plays for 495 yards for the game. The Tigers ran for 117 yards on 39 attempts.
Deondre Francois finished with 319 yards passing for Florida State last week. He went 22 for 37, resulting in a 59% completion percentage. The Seminoles were led on the ground by Dalvin Cook, who finished with 115 yards on 25 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Travis Rudolph led the team in receiving with 238 yards and 13 catches. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. Florida State had 27 first downs total. 13 came from running the ball and 13 came from a pass. They ran 75 total plays for 442 yards for the contest. The Seminoles ran for 123 yards on 38 carries as a team.
Clemson scores 36.6 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 26th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 25.7 passes on 39.9 attempts for a 64.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 304.9 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 17th in college football. The Tigers run for an average of 170 yards per game on 36.6 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. That ranks them 68th in the nation. They also run 76.4 plays per contest and average 6.2 yards per play for an average of 474.9 yards per game, ranking their offense 35th overall this season. The Tigers average 24.4 first downs per game which ranks them 22nd in the country. They accumulate 54.6 penalty yards per game via 6.4 penalties, which ranks 70th in the nation.
Clemson allows 166.1 passing yards per game, ranking 7th in D-1, and they allow 15.3 points per contest on defense, which ranks 9th. They give up 16.1 completions on 31.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 51.4. The Tigers allow 132.4 rushing yards per game on 39.9 carries for an average of 3.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 34th in the country. Clemson allows 298.6 total yards per game including 4.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 8th in terms of yards per game. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8.1 penalties for 66.4 yards per game, ranking them 109th among D-1 teams.
Florida State averages 34.9 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 35th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 20.1 passes per game on 33.1 attempts for a 60.8 percent completion percentage. They throw for 271.6 yards through the air per game, ranking them 34th in Division 1. The Seminoles run for an average of 213.1 yards per game on 43.9 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 33rd on the ground. They also run 77 plays per game and average 6.3 yards per play for a total of 484.7 yards per game, ranking them 26th in the country on offense. The Seminoles get an average of 26.9 first downs per game, which ranks 7th in the nation. They average 80 penalty yards per game via 8.3 penalties, ranking them 6th in college football.
Florida State allows an average of 233.4 passing yards per game, which ranks 75th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 28.9 points per contest, which has them ranked 75th in the nation. They give up 16 completions on 28.1 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.9 per game. The Seminoles allow 155.1 rushing yards per contest on 34.7 carries for a 4.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 60th in the country. Florida State allows 388.6 total yards per game for an average of 6.2 yards per play, which ranks 55th in D-1. They force 2.1 turnovers per contest and 7.1 penalties for 64 yards in each contest, ranking 101st in the nation.
Clemson Betting Trends
Clemson is 2-5-0 against the over/under this season
Clemson has an ATS record of 4-3-0 this season
Florida State Betting Trends
Florida State is 3-3-0 against the over/under this season
Florida State has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/24/16 RB Wayne Gallman Head is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Florida State
10/23/16 CB Adrian Baker Knee "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
10/23/16 WR Hunter Renfrow Hand injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Florida State
10/23/16 OL Tremayne Anchrum Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
10/13/16 WR Adrien Dunn ACL out indefinitely
09/22/16 DB Brian Dawkins Knee out indefinitely
09/22/16 OL Chandler Reeves Knee out indefinitely
10/23/16 DT Adam Torres Foot "?" Saturday vs. Clemson
10/23/16 C Corey Martinez Knee "?" Saturday vs. Clemson
10/23/16 DT Darvin Taylor II Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Clemson
10/23/16 WR Jesus Wilson Leg injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Clemson
10/23/16 RB Johnathan Vickers Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Clemson
10/12/16 DB Nate Andrews Pectoral out for season
09/28/16 WR Ja'Vonn Harrison Suspension out indefinitely
09/21/16 QB Malik Henry Suspension Served likely to redshirt
09/14/16 DB Derwin James Knee out indefinitely
09/09/16 WR George Campbell Groin out for season
09/09/16 LB Sh'Mar Kilby-Lane Academics out for season
09/04/16 DT Keith Bryant Foot out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Florida State
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