Syracuse at Florida State College Football Picks & Predictions 11/4/2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium
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Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium is the venue for the game between the Syracuse Orange and the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Florida State as 5 point favorites. The Seminoles are 0-5-2 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-6-0. The Orange are 5-2-1 ATS and their over/under record is 1-7-0.
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Valuable Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 1-7-0 against the over/under
The Syracuse Orange are 5-2-1 against the spread
Important Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 1-6-0 against the over/under
The Florida State Seminoles are 0-5-2 against the spread
Key Syracuse Orange Injuries
10/29/17 DL Josh Black Leg is "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
10/29/17 DL Kendall Coleman Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
10/29/17 OL Liam O'Sullivan Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
10/29/17 DB Scoop Bradshaw Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
10/29/17 WR Sean Avant Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
10/29/17 DL Shaq Grosvenor Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
10/12/17 OL Aaron Roberts Knee out for season
09/10/17 CB Antwan Cordy Leg is out for season
08/30/17 DB Devon Clarke Eligibility out for season
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
10/29/17 TE Alex Marshall Hand is "?" Saturday vs. Syracuse
10/29/17 OL Brady Scott Foot is "?" Saturday vs. Syracuse
10/29/17 DB Calvin Brewton Knee is "?" Saturday vs. Syracuse
10/29/17 DT Cedric Wood Back is "?" Saturday vs. Syracuse
10/29/17 WR Malique Jackson Hamstring is "?" Saturday vs. Syracuse
10/29/17 DT Darvin Taylor II Shoulder is "?" Saturday vs. Syracuse
10/29/17 OL David Robbins Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Syracuse
10/29/17 LB DeCalon Brooks Knee is "?" Saturday vs. Syracuse
10/29/17 LB Delvin Purifoy Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. Syracuse
10/26/17 WR Keith Gavin Ankle is out indefinitely
10/26/17 WR George Campbell Hip is out for season
10/23/17 RB Jacques Patrick Knee is out for season
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
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Syracuse Orange have run for 1,277 yards as a unit, which ranks 69th in the nation. They've run 334 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Orange have been penalized on offense 60 times for 483 yards so far this year, which has them 23rd in the country in penalties. They are 56th in Division 1 in points scored with 238. They have run 692 plays this year for 3,640 yards, which ranks them 21st in the nation in total offense. The Orange average 5.3 yards per play, which is 95th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 198 1st downs this season, ranking them 17th overall as an offensive unit. Eric Dungey has completed 201 throws while attempting 335 passes for a completion percentage of 60%. He has passed for 2,217 yards this year. He averages 6.3 adjusted yards per throw and 6.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 122.6.
The Orange rush defense has given up 265 attempts for 1,038 yards this season, putting them in 33rd place in the country against the run. They have had 53 penalties for 519 yards on defense this year. That places them 97th in Division 1. Syracuse is 55th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 197. They have given up a total of 2,943 yards on D, which is 49th in the nation. The Orange are 59th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opponent offenses have completed 162 throws on 274 attempts against the Syracuse Orange defense this season, ranking them 96th and 97th in the country. The Syracuse pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,905 yards in the air, which is 83rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Syracuse Orange have tried 21 field goals this year and made 18, which is 2nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Syracuse Orange kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 24 for 25 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,598 yards on 37 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 35th in the NCAA in punting average. Syracuse is 41st in the country in punt returns with 14. They've totaled 79 punt return yards and average 5.6 yards per return, which is 84th in D-1. They have returned 22 kicks for 506 yards on special teams, which puts them 44th in kick return yardage. The Orange average 23 yards per kick return and they are 32nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,226.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Seminoles are 124th in Division 1 in points scored with 122. They have run 443 plays this season for 2,349 yards, which ranks them 106th in the nation in total offense. The Florida State Seminoles average 5.3 yards per play, which is 88th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 123 1st downs this year, placing them 122nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Florida State has run for 943 yards as a team, which ranks 115th in the country. They've run 246 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Seminoles have been penalized on offense 48 times for 420 yards so far this season, which has them 72nd in the nation in penalties. James Blackman has thrown for 1,149 yards this season. He has completed 95 passes on 162 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 123.8. He averages 7.1 yards per pass attempt and 6 adjusted yards per throw.
Florida State is 36th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 170. They have surrendered a total of 2,431 yards on D, which is 15th in Division 1. The Seminoles are ranked 33rd in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opposing offenses have completed 118 passes on 209 attempts against the Florida State defense this season, placing them 15th and 12th in the country. The Florida State Seminoles pass defense has also given up a total of 1,324 yards through the air, which is 10th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 266 attempts for 1,107 yards this year, putting them in 39th place in D-1 against the run. The Seminoles have committed 32 penalties for 269 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 3rd in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Florida State is ranked 36th in the nation in punt returns with 15. They've accumulated 51 punt return yards and average 3.4 yards per return, which is 114th in college football. They have returned 16 kicks for 426 yards on special teams, ranking 77th in kick return yardage. The Florida State Seminoles average 27 yards per kick return and they are 125th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,827. The Seminoles have attempted 15 field goals this season and made 12, which is 28th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Florida State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 12 for 12 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,561 yards on 37 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 60th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Orange/Seminoles college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Seminoles -5
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