Florida State at Duke College Football Picks & Predictions 10/14/2017
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium
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The Duke Blue Devils host the Florida State Seminoles at Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium on Saturday, October 14, 2017. The opening line for this game has Florida State as 8 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 45. The Blue Devils have an over/under record of 2-4-0 and they are 4-2-0 against the spread. The Seminoles have an ATS record of 0-3-1 while their over/under record is 0-4-0.
Valuable Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 0-4-0 against the over/under
The Florida State Seminoles are 0-3-1 against the spread
Important Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 2-4-0 against the over/under
The Duke Blue Devils are 4-2-0 against the spread
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
10/08/17 TE Alex Marshall Hand "?" Saturday vs. Duke
10/08/17 OL Brady Scott Foot "?" Saturday vs. Duke
10/08/17 DB Cyrus Fagan Knee "?" Saturday vs. Duke
10/08/17 OL David Robbins Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Duke
10/08/17 RB Ryan Green Illness "?" Saturday vs. Duke
10/08/17 DB Trey Marshall Undisclosed left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Duke
10/08/17 LB DeCalon Brooks Knee "?" Saturday vs. Duke
10/08/17 LB Delvin Purifoy Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Duke
10/08/17 WR Keith Gavin Foot left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Duke
10/08/17 WR Malique Jackson Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Duke
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 Duke Blue Devils Injuries
10/08/17 T Gabe Brandner Leg "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
09/08/17 C Will Taylor Knee out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Florida State Seminoles have run for 496 yards as a team, which ranks 123rd in college football. They've run 139 times, averaging 3.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Seminoles have been penalized on offense 30 times for 258 yards so far this season, which has them 86th in the country in penalties. They are 124th in the nation in points scored with 74. They have run 260 plays this season for 1,308 yards, which ranks them 118th in Division 1 in total offense. The Seminoles average 5 yards per play, which is 106th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 67 1st downs this year, placing them 129th overall as an offensive unit. James Blackman averages 6.9 yards per pass attempt and 6.8 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 50 passes on 87 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 126.2. He has thrown for 602 yards this season.
The Seminoles rush defense has allowed 142 attempts for 462 yards this year, putting them in 7th place in D-1 against the run. Florida State has committed 24 penalties for 209 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 18th in college football. They are 22nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 94. They have surrendered a total of 1,338 yards on D, which is 7th in the country. The Seminoles are ranked 27th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opposing offenses have completed 76 passes on 130 attempts against the Florida State Seminoles defense this season, placing them 14th and 15th in Division 1. The Florida State pass defense has also given up a total of 876 yards through the air, which is 13th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Florida State Seminoles have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 10, which is 18th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. Florida State Seminoles kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 6 for 6 this year. Their punters have totaled 928 yards on 23 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 90th in Division 1 in punting average. Florida State is ranked 79th in the nation in punt returns with 7. They've accumulated 41 punt return yards and average 5.9 yards per return, which is 73rd in college football. They have returned 11 kicks for 323 yards on special teams, ranking 53rd in kick return yardage. The Seminoles average 29 yards per kick return and they are 127th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,672.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Blue Devils are 39th in the country in points scored with 189. They have run 510 plays this year for 2,488 yards, which ranks them 69th in Division 1 in total offense. The Duke Blue Devils average 4.9 yards per play, which is 110th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 149 1st downs this season, ranking them 7th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Duke has run for 1,226 yards as a unit, which ranks 27th in college football. They've run 278 times, averaging 4.4 yards per rush as a unit. Duke has been penalized on offense 32 times for 311 yards so far this year, which has them 73rd in the country in penalties. Daniel Jones has passed for 1,194 yards this year. He's completed 121 throws while attempting 222 passes for a completion percentage of 54.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 104.1. He averages 4.9 adjusted yards per throw and 5.4 yards per pass attempt.
Duke is 45th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 120. They have given up a total of 1,806 yards on D, which is 42nd in D-1. The Blue Devils are 26th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opponent offenses have completed 93 throws on 186 attempts against the Duke defense this season, ranking them 49th and 88th in the nation. The Duke Blue Devils pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,237 yards in the air, which is 72nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 185 attempts for 569 yards this season, putting them in 21st place in the country against the run. The Blue Devils have had 39 penalties for 383 yards on defense this year. That places them 111th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Duke is 38th in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 40 punt return yards and average 4 yards per return, which is 97th in D-1. They have returned 13 kicks for 354 yards on special teams, which puts them 42nd in kick return yardage. The Duke Blue Devils average 27 yards per kick return and they are 37th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,882. The Blue Devils have tried 11 field goals this year and made 9, which is 24th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 82%. Duke kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 22 for 23 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,453 yards on 36 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 88th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Seminoles/Blue Devils college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Blue Devils +8
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