Clemson at Florida State College Football Picks and Predictions 10/27/2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Bobby Bowden Field
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The Clemson Tigers head to Bobby Bowden Field to play the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Clemson as 17 point favorites. The Tigers are 3-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-4-0. The Seminoles are 3-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-3-0.
Valuable Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The Clemson Tigers are 3-4-0 against the spread
Important Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 4-3-0 against the over/under
The Florida State Seminoles are 3-4-0 against the spread
Key Clemson Tigers Injuries
10/21/18 WR Cornell Powell Disciplinary is questionable Saturday vs Florida State
09/26/18 QB Kelly Bryant Transferred is out for season
08/24/18 DE Richard Yeargin Left Team is out for season
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
10/21/18 OL Derrick Kelly II Leg is questionable Saturday vs Clemson
10/16/18 OL Landon Dickerson Undisclosed is out indefinitely
09/21/18 DB Calvin Brewton Undisclosed has left team
09/20/18 DB Isaiah Bolden Shoulder is out for season
09/11/18 RB Khalan Laborn Knee is out for season
09/01/18 QB Bailey Hockman Transferred is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Clemson Tigers are 14th in the country in points scored with 294. They have run 503 plays this year for 3,669 yards, which ranks them 39th in Division 1 in total offense. The Tigers average 7.3 yards per play, which is 6th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 163 1st downs this season, ranking them 45th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Clemson has run for 1,793 yards as a unit, which ranks 9th in college football. They've run 273 times, averaging 6.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 31 times for 293 yards so far this year, which has them 119th in the country in penalties. Trevor Lawrence has passed for 1,176 yards this year. He's completed 95 throws while attempting 140 passes for a completion percentage of 67.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 163.8. He averages 9.5 adjusted yards per throw and 8.4 yards per pass attempt.
Clemson is 3rd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 94. They have given up a total of 1,956 yards on D, which is 8th in D-1. The Tigers are 6th in yards per play allowed with 4.3. Opponent offenses have completed 88 throws on 169 attempts against the Clemson Tigers defense this season, ranking them 3rd and 5th in the nation. The Clemson pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,110 yards in the air, which is 5th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 290 attempts for 846 yards this season, putting them in 23rd place in the country against the run. The Tigers have had 32 penalties for 239 yards on defense this year. That places them 5th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Clemson is 13th in the country in punt returns with 18. They've totaled 151 punt return yards and average 8.4 yards per return, which is 69th in D-1. They have returned 8 kicks for 209 yards on special teams, which puts them 106th in kick return yardage. The Tigers average 26 yards per kick return and they are 18th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,029. The Clemson Tigers have tried 11 field goals this year and made 7, which is 74th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 64%. Clemson Tigers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 39 for 39 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,159 yards on 29 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 93rd in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Seminoles have run for 689 yards as a team, which ranks 125th in college football. They've run 236 times, averaging 2.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Florida State Seminoles have been penalized on offense 56 times for 445 yards so far this season, which has them 26th in the country in penalties. They are 96th in the nation in points scored with 176. They have run 486 plays this season for 2,549 yards, which ranks them 43rd in Division 1 in total offense. Florida State averages 5.2 yards per play, which is 103rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 121 1st downs this year, placing them 117th overall as an offensive unit. Deondre Francois averages 7.6 yards per pass attempt and 7.5 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 154 passes on 245 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 139.2. He has thrown for 1,859 yards this season.
The Florida State Seminoles rush defense has allowed 267 attempts for 703 yards this year, putting them in 10th place in D-1 against the run. Florida State has committed 40 penalties for 344 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 40th in college football. They are 52nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 168. They have surrendered a total of 2,602 yards on D, which is 49th in the country. The Seminoles are ranked 19th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opposing offenses have completed 155 passes on 289 attempts against the Florida State defense this season, placing them 105th and 128th in Division 1. The Florida State Seminoles pass defense has also given up a total of 1,899 yards through the air, which is 105th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Florida State Seminoles have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 7, which is 76th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 58%. Florida State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 21 for 21 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,079 yards on 48 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 33rd in Division 1 in punting average. Florida State is ranked 15th in the nation in punt returns with 17. They've accumulated 248 punt return yards and average 14.6 yards per return, which is 21st in college football. They have returned 17 kicks for 325 yards on special teams, ranking 66th in kick return yardage. The Florida State Seminoles average 19 yards per kick return and they are 84th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,121.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Seminoles college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Tigers -17
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