Saturday, October 15, 2016
Bobby Bowden Field
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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons take on the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Bobby Bowden Field. The opening line for this game has Florida State as 25.5 point favorites. This season the Demon Deacons are 3-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-3-0. The Seminoles have an over/under record of 3-2-0 and they are 3-2-0 against the spread.
John Wolford finished with 140 yards through the air for Wake Forest last week. He completed 13 passes out of 22 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. The Demon Deacons were led in rushing by Cade Carney, who finished with 104 yards on 29 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Cam Serigne was the team leader in receiving with a total of 68 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. As a team in that game Wake Forest got a total of 21 first downs. Of those first downs, 12 came on the ground while 7 came through the air. They ran 73 total plays for 330 yards for the game. The Demon Deacons ran for 190 yards on 51 attempts.
Deondre Francois finished with 234 yards passing for Florida State last week. He went 20 for 31, resulting in a 65% completion percentage. The Seminoles were led on the ground by Dalvin Cook, who finished with 150 yards on 27 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Levonte Whitfield led the team in receiving with 83 yards and 7 catches. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. Florida State had 22 first downs total. 10 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 76 total plays for 407 yards for the contest. The Seminoles ran for 167 yards on 43 carries as a team.
Wake Forest scores 24.3 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 101st in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 15.3 passes on 27 attempts for a 56.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 170 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 107th in college football. The Demon Deacons run for an average of 176.5 yards per game on 44 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry. That ranks them 63rd in the nation. They also run 71 plays per contest and average 4.9 yards per play for an average of 346.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 111th overall this season. The Demon Deacons average 19.5 first downs per game which ranks them 94th in the country. They accumulate 35.3 penalty yards per game via 4 penalties, which ranks 120th in the nation.
Wake Forest allows 249.2 passing yards per game, ranking 92nd in D-1, and they allow 18 points per contest on defense, which ranks 18th. They give up 19.7 completions on 33.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.7. The Demon Deacons allow 118.7 rushing yards per game on 35 carries for an average of 3.4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 25th in the country. Wake Forest allows 367.8 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 42nd in terms of yards per game. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.5 penalties for 58 yards per game, ranking them 78th among D-1 teams.
Florida State averages 37.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 30th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 19.8 passes per game on 32.5 attempts for a 61 percent completion percentage. They throw for 263.7 yards through the air per game, ranking them 40th in Division 1. The Seminoles run for an average of 228.2 yards per game on 44.8 attempts for an average of 5.1 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 28th on the ground. They also run 77.3 plays per game and average 6.4 yards per play for a total of 491.8 yards per game, ranking them 22nd in the country on offense. The Seminoles get an average of 26.8 first downs per game, which ranks 6th in the nation. They average 88 penalty yards per game via 9 penalties, ranking them 4th in college football.
Florida State allows an average of 241.7 passing yards per game, which ranks 83rd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 32.7 points per contest, which has them ranked 96th in the nation. They give up 16 completions on 27.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.9 per game. The Seminoles allow 169.7 rushing yards per contest on 35.2 carries for a 4.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 75th in the country. Florida State allows 411.3 total yards per game for an average of 6.6 yards per play, which ranks 74th in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 7.5 penalties for 68 yards in each contest, ranking 114th in the nation.
Wake Forest Betting Trends
Wake Forest is 3-3-0 against the over/under this season
Wake Forest has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
Florida State Betting Trends
Florida State is 3-2-0 against the over/under this season
Florida State has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/09/16 QB Kendall Hinton Knee "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
10/09/16 DT Adam Torres Foot "?" Saturday vs. Wake Forest
10/09/16 C Corey Martinez Knee "?" Saturday vs. Wake Forest
10/09/16 DT Darvin Taylor II Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Wake Forest
10/09/16 QB Deondre Francois Shoulder injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Wake Forest
10/09/16 OL Derrick Kelly Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Wake Forest
10/09/16 RB Johnathan Vickers Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Wake Forest
10/09/16 WR Keith Gavin Toe "?" Saturday vs. Wake Forest
10/09/16 DB Levonta Taylor Quad "?" Saturday vs. Wake Forest
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 expected to miss 5-7 weeks
09/09/16 LB Sh'Mar Kilby-Lane Academics out for season
09/09/16 WR George Campbell Groin out for season
09/04/16 DT Keith Bryant Foot out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Wake Forest
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