Florida State at Boston College College Football Picks & Predictions 10/27/2017
Friday, October 27, 2017
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The Florida State Seminoles travel to Alumni Stadium to take on the Boston College Eagles on Friday, October 27, 2017. The opening line for this game has Florida State as 8 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 46.5. The Seminoles have an ATS record of 0-4-2 while their over/under record is 1-5-0. The Eagles have an over/under record of 3-5-0 and they are 5-3-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 1-5-0 against the over/under
The Florida State Seminoles are 0-4-2 against the spread
Important Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 3-5-0 against the over/under
The Boston College Eagles are 5-3-0 against the spread
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
10/23/17 RB Jacques Patrick Knee is out indefinitely
10/22/17 TE Alex Marshall Hand is "?" Friday vs. Boston College
10/22/17 OL Brady Scott Foot is "?" Friday vs. Boston College
10/22/17 DB Calvin Brewton Knee is "?" Friday vs. Boston College
10/22/17 DT Cedric Wood Back is "?" Friday vs. Boston College
10/22/17 WR Keith Gavin Ankle is "?" Friday vs. Boston College
10/22/17 WR Malique Jackson Hamstring is "?" Friday vs. Boston College
10/22/17 RB Ryan Green Illness is "?" Friday vs. Boston College
10/22/17 OL David Robbins Undisclosed is "?" Friday vs. Boston College
10/22/17 LB DeCalon Brooks Knee is "?" Friday vs. Boston College
10/22/17 LB Delvin Purifoy Ankle is "?" Friday vs. Boston College
10/22/17 WR George Campbell Hip is "?" Friday vs. Boston College
10/22/17 LB Jacob Pugh Concussion is "?" Friday vs. Boston College
10/13/17 OL Landon Dickerson Ankle out for season
09/03/17 QB Deondre Francois Knee out for season
09/02/17 OL Baveon Johnson Knee out for season
09/02/17 OL Jauan Williams Shoulder out for season
08/25/17 WR Da'Vante Phillips Suspension out indefinitely
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
10/22/17 OL Shane Leonard Knee is "?" Friday vs. Florida State
09/28/17 LB Connor Strachan Knee out for season
09/28/17 LB Max Richardson Knee out indefinitely
09/27/17 OL Elijah Johnson ACL out for season
09/10/17 OL Jon Baker ACL out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Florida State Seminoles are 121st in Division 1 in points scored with 119. They have run 387 plays this season for 2,136 yards, which ranks them 105th in the nation in total offense. The Seminoles average 5.5 yards per play, which is 72nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 113 1st downs this year, placing them 118th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Florida State has run for 879 yards as a team, which ranks 111th in the country. They've run 217 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Seminoles have been penalized on offense 41 times for 349 yards so far this season, which has them 85th in the nation in penalties. James Blackman has thrown for 1,047 yards this season. He has completed 84 passes on 136 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 134.6. He averages 7.7 yards per pass attempt and 6.7 adjusted yards per throw.
Florida State is 27th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 135. They have surrendered a total of 2,102 yards on D, which is 16th in Division 1. The Seminoles are ranked 46th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opposing offenses have completed 111 passes on 188 attempts against the Florida State Seminoles defense this season, placing them 25th and 15th in the country. The Florida State pass defense has also given up a total of 1,236 yards through the air, which is 17th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 211 attempts for 866 yards this year, putting them in 29th place in D-1 against the run. The Seminoles have committed 31 penalties for 259 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 9th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Florida State is ranked 61st in the nation in punt returns with 11. They've accumulated 61 punt return yards and average 5.5 yards per return, which is 85th in college football. They have returned 14 kicks for 381 yards on special teams, ranking 72nd in kick return yardage. The Seminoles average 27 yards per kick return and they are 119th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,578. The Florida State Seminoles have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 11, which is 36th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 79%. Florida State Seminoles kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 12 for 12 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,262 yards on 30 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 66th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Eagles have run for 1,550 yards as a team, which ranks 27th in the nation. They've run 361 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 33 times for 266 yards so far this year, which has them 113th in the country in penalties. They are 87th in Division 1 in points scored with 184. They have run 623 plays this year for 3,002 yards, which ranks them 80th in the nation in total offense. The Boston College Eagles average 4.8 yards per play, which is 115th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 153 1st downs this season, ranking them 62nd overall as an offensive unit. Anthony Brown has completed 126 throws while attempting 233 passes for a completion percentage of 54.1%. He has passed for 1,284 yards this year. He averages 4.8 adjusted yards per throw and 5.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 107.7.
The Boston College Eagles rush defense has given up 339 attempts for 1,792 yards this season, putting them in 121st place in the country against the run. They have had 40 penalties for 330 yards on defense this year. That places them 38th in Division 1. Boston College is 90th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 220. They have given up a total of 3,368 yards on D, which is 109th in the nation. The Eagles are 52nd in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opponent offenses have completed 139 throws on 268 attempts against the Boston College defense this season, ranking them 82nd and 115th in the country. The Boston College Eagles pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,576 yards in the air, which is 64th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Boston College Eagles have tried 15 field goals this year and made 10, which is 38th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Boston College kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 22 for 22 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,297 yards on 57 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 91st in the NCAA in punting average. Boston College is 4th in the country in punt returns with 21. They've totaled 326 punt return yards and average 15.5 yards per return, which is 13th in D-1. They have returned 27 kicks for 585 yards on special teams, which puts them 13th in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 22 yards per kick return and they are 24th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,914.
Who will win tonight's Seminoles/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Seminoles -8
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