Saturday, November 5, 2016
Carter Finley Stadium
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The Florida State Seminoles take on the North Carolina State Wolfpack on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Carter Finley Stadium. The opening line for this game has Florida State as 6.5 point favorites. This season the Seminoles are 4-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-3-0. The Wolfpack have an over/under record of 4-3-1 and they are 5-3-0 against the spread.
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Deondre Francois finished with 286 yards through the air for Florida State last week. He completed 17 passes out of 35 attempts for a 49% completion percentage. The Seminoles were led in rushing by Dalvin Cook, who finished with 169 yards on 19 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Nyqwan Murray was the team leader in receiving with a total of 96 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game Florida State got a total of 23 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 13 came through the air. They ran 63 total plays for 449 yards for the game. The Seminoles ran for 163 yards on 28 attempts.
Ryan Finley finished with 307 yards passing for NC State last week. He went 23 for 41, resulting in a 56% completion percentage. The Wolfpack were led on the ground by Matt Dayes, who finished with 45 yards on 19 carries. He ended the game with an average of 2 yards per rush. Bra'Lon Cherry led the team in receiving with 105 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 35 yards per reception. NC State had 14 first downs total. 2 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 64 total plays for 338 yards for the contest. The Wolfpack ran for 31 yards on 23 carries as a team.
Florida State scores 34.8 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 34th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 19.8 passes on 33.4 attempts for a 59.2 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 273.4 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 31st in college football. The Seminoles run for an average of 206.9 yards per game on 41.9 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 37th in the nation. They also run 75.3 plays per contest and average 6.4 yards per play for an average of 480.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 29th overall this season. The Seminoles average 26.4 first downs per game which ranks them 7th in the country. They accumulate 83.9 penalty yards per game via 8.9 penalties, which ranks 3rd in the nation.
Florida State allows 251.5 passing yards per game, ranking 91st in D-1, and they allow 29.9 points per contest on defense, which ranks 79th. They give up 17.4 completions on 30 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 57.9. The Seminoles allow 152.5 rushing yards per game on 35 carries for an average of 4.4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 50th in the country. Florida State allows 404 total yards per game including 6.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 65th in terms of yards per game. They force 2.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.4 penalties for 66.5 yards per game, ranking them 109th among D-1 teams.
NC State averages 26.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 81st in the country. In the passing department, they complete 20.3 passes per game on 33 attempts for a 61.4 percent completion percentage. They throw for 254.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 46th in Division 1. The Wolfpack run for an average of 145.3 yards per game on 37.1 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 99th on the ground. They also run 70.1 plays per game and average 5.7 yards per play for a total of 399.8 yards per game, ranking them 74th in the country on offense. The Wolfpack get an average of 20.3 first downs per game, which ranks 84th in the nation. They average 75.1 penalty yards per game via 7.4 penalties, ranking them 8th in college football.
NC State allows an average of 241.3 passing yards per game, which ranks 83rd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 23.4 points per contest, which has them ranked 37th in the nation. They give up 21.9 completions on 35.4 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.8 per game. The Wolfpack allow 115 rushing yards per contest on 34.4 carries for a 3.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 19th in the country. NC State allows 356.3 total yards per game for an average of 5.1 yards per play, which ranks 30th in D-1. They force 1.9 turnovers per contest and 6.3 penalties for 51.5 yards in each contest, ranking 53rd in the nation.
Florida State Betting Trends
Florida State is 4-3-0 against the over/under this season
Florida State has an ATS record of 4-3-0 this season
NC State Betting Trends
NC State is 4-3-1 against the over/under this season
NC State has an ATS record of 5-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/30/16 DT Adam Torres Foot "?" Saturday vs. NC State
10/30/16 C Corey Martinez Knee "?" Saturday vs. NC State
10/30/16 DT Darvin Taylor II Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. NC State
10/30/16 WR Jesus Wilson Foot "?" Saturday vs. NC State
10/30/16 RB Johnathan Vickers Concussion "?" Saturday vs. NC State
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
10/30/16 T Will Richardson Illness "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
08/28/16 WR Brian Sessoms Achilles out for season
08/28/16 WR C.J. Riley Knee out for season
07/22/16 WR Jumichael Ramos Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Florida State
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