Florida State at NC State College Football Picks and Predictions 11/3/2018
Saturday, November 3, 2018
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The Florida State Seminoles travel to Carter-Finley Stadium to take on the NC State Wolfpack on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has NC State as 6.5 point favorites. The Seminoles have an ATS record of 3-5-0 while their over/under record is 5-3-0. The Wolfpack have an over/under record of 3-4-0 and they are 3-4-0 against the spread.
Valuable Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 5-3-0 against the over/under
The Florida State Seminoles are 3-5-0 against the spread
Important NC State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The NC State Wolfpack are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The NC State Wolfpack are 3-4-0 against the spread
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
10/28/18 OL Derrick Kelly II Leg is questionable Saturday vs NC State
10/27/18 QB Deondre Francois Head left last game, is questionable
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
Key NC State Wolfpack Injuries
10/01/18 TE Damien Darden Undisclosed has left team
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Florida State Seminoles are 107th in Division 1 in points scored with 186. They have run 560 plays this season for 2,782 yards, which ranks them 40th in the nation in total offense. The Seminoles average 5 yards per play, which is 112th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 134 1st downs this year, placing them 125th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Florida State has run for 666 yards as a team, which ranks 127th in the country. They've run 270 times, averaging 2.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Seminoles have been penalized on offense 72 times for 579 yards so far this season, which has them 5th in the nation in penalties. Deondre Francois has thrown for 2,027 yards this season. He has completed 170 passes on 281 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 131.4. He averages 7.2 yards per pass attempt and 7 adjusted yards per throw.
Florida State is 71st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 227. They have surrendered a total of 3,137 yards on D, which is 71st in Division 1. The Seminoles are ranked 28th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opposing offenses have completed 180 passes on 335 attempts against the Florida State Seminoles defense this season, placing them 116th and 127th in the country. The Florida State pass defense has also given up a total of 2,291 yards through the air, which is 115th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 301 attempts for 846 yards this year, putting them in 14th place in D-1 against the run. The Seminoles have committed 45 penalties for 394 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 34th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Florida State is ranked 12th in the nation in punt returns with 19. They've accumulated 242 punt return yards and average 12.7 yards per return, which is 30th in college football. They have returned 21 kicks for 385 yards on special teams, ranking 60th in kick return yardage. The Seminoles average 18 yards per kick return and they are 101st in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,410. The Florida State Seminoles have attempted 13 field goals this season and made 8, which is 73rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 62%. Florida State Seminoles kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 22 for 22 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,578 yards on 60 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 41st in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wolfpack have run for 898 yards as a team, which ranks 117th in the nation. They've run 249 times, averaging 3.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Wolfpack have been penalized on offense 38 times for 356 yards so far this year, which has them 111th in the country in penalties. They are 88th in Division 1 in points scored with 213. They have run 516 plays this year for 3,241 yards, which ranks them 18th in the nation in total offense. The NC State Wolfpack average 6.3 yards per play, which is 36th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 169 1st downs this season, ranking them 70th overall as an offensive unit. Ryan Finley has completed 177 throws while attempting 265 passes for a completion percentage of 66.8%. He has passed for 2,250 yards this year. He averages 8.5 adjusted yards per throw and 8.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 149.8.
The NC State Wolfpack rush defense has given up 214 attempts for 709 yards this season, putting them in 7th place in the country against the run. They have had 43 penalties for 324 yards on defense this year. That places them 11th in Division 1. NC State is 36th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 176. They have given up a total of 2,739 yards on D, which is 37th in the nation. The Wolfpack are 80th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opponent offenses have completed 161 throws on 257 attempts against the NC State defense this season, ranking them 91st and 75th in the country. The NC State Wolfpack pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,030 yards in the air, which is 92nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The NC State Wolfpack have tried 13 field goals this year and made 10, which is 52nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 77%. NC State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 25 for 25 this season. Their punters have accumulated 983 yards on 23 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 45th in the NCAA in punting average. NC State is 123rd in the country in punt returns with 6. They've totaled 57 punt return yards and average 9.5 yards per return, which is 60th in D-1. They have returned 9 kicks for 166 yards on special teams, which puts them 117th in kick return yardage. The Wolfpack average 18 yards per kick return and they are 95th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,464.
Who will win tonight's Seminoles/Wolfpack college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Wolfpack -6.5
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