Florida State at Miami College Football Picks and Predictions 10/6/2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Hard Rock Stadium
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The Florida State Seminoles head to Hard Rock Stadium to play the Miami Hurricanes on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Miami as 12.5 point favorites. The Seminoles are 1-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-2-0. The Hurricanes are 3-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-1-0.
Valuable Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Florida State Seminoles are 1-4-0 against the spread
Important Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 4-1-0 against the over/under
The Miami Hurricanes are 3-2-0 against the spread
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
09/30/18 OL Derrick Kelly II Knee is questionable Saturday vs Miami Florida
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
Key Miami Hurricanes Injuries
09/30/18 WR Ahmmon Richards Knee is questionable Saturday vs Florida State
09/30/18 LB Shaquille Quarterman Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Florida State
09/27/18 LB De'Andre Wilder Neck is out for season
09/18/18 TE Brian Polendey Undisclosed is out for season
09/10/18 DL Gregory Rousseau Ankle is out indefinitely
08/15/18 OL George Brown Jr. Knee is out indefinitely
08/08/18 TE Michael Irvin II Knee is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Florida State Seminoles are 95th in the country in points scored with 111. They have run 349 plays this year for 1,866 yards, which ranks them 27th in Division 1 in total offense. The Seminoles average 5.3 yards per play, which is 95th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 87 1st downs this season, ranking them 102nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Florida State has run for 489 yards as a unit, which ranks 117th in college football. They've run 172 times, averaging 2.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Seminoles have been penalized on offense 43 times for 310 yards so far this year, which has them 11th in the country in penalties. Deondre Francois has passed for 1,377 yards this year. He's completed 110 throws while attempting 175 passes for a completion percentage of 62.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 140.2. He averages 7.6 adjusted yards per throw and 7.9 yards per pass attempt.
Florida State is 72nd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 123. They have given up a total of 1,927 yards on D, which is 85th in D-1. The Seminoles are 51st in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opponent offenses have completed 117 throws on 203 attempts against the Florida State Seminoles defense this season, ranking them 123rd and 128th in the nation. The Florida State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,422 yards in the air, which is 116th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 171 attempts for 505 yards this season, putting them in 22nd place in the country against the run. The Seminoles have had 29 penalties for 229 yards on defense this year. That places them 40th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Florida State is 67th in the country in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 67 punt return yards and average 9.6 yards per return, which is 55th in D-1. They have returned 14 kicks for 251 yards on special teams, which puts them 47th in kick return yardage. The Seminoles average 18 yards per kick return and they are 74th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,184. The Florida State Seminoles have tried 7 field goals this year and made 4, which is 73rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 57%. Florida State Seminoles kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 13 for 13 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,426 yards on 33 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 36th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Hurricanes have run for 1,067 yards as a team, which ranks 25th in college football. They've run 207 times, averaging 5.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Miami Hurricanes have been penalized on offense 25 times for 225 yards so far this season, which has them 97th in the country in penalties. They are 11th in the nation in points scored with 221. They have run 337 plays this season for 2,151 yards, which ranks them 69th in Division 1 in total offense. Miami averages 6.4 yards per play, which is 36th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 103 1st downs this year, placing them 55th overall as an offensive unit. N'Kosi Perry averages 8.7 yards per pass attempt and 8.8 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 34 passes on 51 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 173. He has thrown for 442 yards this season.
The Miami Hurricanes rush defense has allowed 183 attempts for 530 yards this year, putting them in 30th place in D-1 against the run. Miami has committed 21 penalties for 191 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 20th in college football. They are 28th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 84. They have surrendered a total of 1,224 yards on D, which is 8th in the country. The Hurricanes are ranked 3rd in yards per play allowed with 4. Opposing offenses have completed 63 passes on 122 attempts against the Miami defense this season, placing them 13th and 25th in Division 1. The Miami Hurricanes pass defense has also given up a total of 694 yards through the air, which is 10th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Miami Hurricanes have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 4, which is 75th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Miami kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 29 for 30 this year. Their punters have totaled 676 yards on 18 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 114th in Division 1 in punting average. Miami is ranked 70th in the nation in punt returns with 7. They've accumulated 175 punt return yards and average 25 yards per return, which is 5th in college football. They have returned 7 kicks for 171 yards on special teams, ranking 86th in kick return yardage. The Miami Hurricanes average 24 yards per kick return and they are 37th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,497.
Who will win tonight's Seminoles/Hurricanes college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Hurricanes -12.5
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