Florida State at Notre Dame College Football Picks and Predictions 11/10/2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Notre Dame Stadium
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Notre Dame Stadium is the venue for the game between the Florida State Seminoles and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Notre Dame as 18 point favorites. The Fighting Irish are 4-3-2 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-4-0. The Seminoles are 3-6-0 ATS and their over/under record is 6-3-0.
Valuable Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 6-3-0 against the over/under
The Florida State Seminoles are 3-6-0 against the spread
Important Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 5-4-0 against the over/under
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 4-3-2 against the spread
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
11/04/18 OL Cole Minshew Knee is questionable Saturday vs Notre Dame
11/04/18 QB Deondre Francois Ribs is probable; but may not start Saturday vs Notre Dame
11/04/18 DB Levonta Taylor Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Notre Dame
11/04/18 TE Naseir Upshur Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Notre Dame
11/04/18 DL Robert Cooper Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Notre Dame
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 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
11/04/18 TE Alize Mack Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Florida State
10/03/18 OL Alex Bars Knee is out for season
09/14/18 LB Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah Foot is out for season
09/02/18 DL Myron Tagovailoa-Amosa Foot is out indefinitely
08/30/18 CB Shaun Crawford Knee is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Florida State Seminoles have run for 690 yards as a unit, which ranks 127th in the nation. They've run 290 times, averaging 2.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Seminoles have been penalized on offense 87 times for 695 yards so far this year, which has them 2nd in the country in penalties. They are 104th in Division 1 in points scored with 214. They have run 626 plays this year for 3,227 yards, which ranks them 21st in the nation in total offense. The Seminoles average 5.2 yards per play, which is 102nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 151 1st downs this season, ranking them 124th overall as an offensive unit. James Blackman has completed 33 throws while attempting 51 passes for a completion percentage of 64.7%. He has passed for 510 yards this year. He averages 11.1 adjusted yards per throw and 10 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 177.1.
The Seminoles rush defense has given up 347 attempts for 1,032 yards this season, putting them in 20th place in the country against the run. They have had 49 penalties for 444 yards on defense this year. That places them 31st in Division 1. Florida State is 84th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 274. They have given up a total of 3,563 yards on D, which is 69th in the nation. The Seminoles are 34th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opponent offenses have completed 201 throws on 363 attempts against the Florida State Seminoles defense this season, ranking them 118th and 126th in the country. The Florida State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,531 yards in the air, which is 119th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Florida State Seminoles have tried 13 field goals this year and made 8, which is 82nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 62%. Florida State Seminoles kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 26 for 26 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,702 yards on 63 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 40th in the NCAA in punting average. Florida State is 22nd in the country in punt returns with 19. They've totaled 242 punt return yards and average 12.7 yards per return, which is 30th in D-1. They have returned 27 kicks for 521 yards on special teams, which puts them 40th in kick return yardage. The Seminoles average 19 yards per kick return and they are 85th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,991.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Fighting Irish are 36th in Division 1 in points scored with 303. They have run 661 plays this season for 4,057 yards, which ranks them 37th in the nation in total offense. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish average 6.1 yards per play, which is 44th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 217 1st downs this year, placing them 30th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Notre Dame has run for 1,644 yards as a team, which ranks 54th in the country. They've run 379 times, averaging 4.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Fighting Irish have been penalized on offense 42 times for 379 yards so far this season, which has them 112th in the nation in penalties. Ian Book has thrown for 1,824 yards this season. He has completed 152 passes on 204 attempts for a completion percentage of 74.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 170. He averages 8.9 yards per pass attempt and 9.5 adjusted yards per throw.
Notre Dame is 23rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 174. They have surrendered a total of 2,979 yards on D, which is 26th in Division 1. The Fighting Irish are ranked 11th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opposing offenses have completed 174 passes on 310 attempts against the Notre Dame defense this season, placing them 83rd and 98th in the country. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish pass defense has also given up a total of 1,696 yards through the air, which is 27th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 343 attempts for 1,283 yards this year, putting them in 41st place in D-1 against the run. The Fighting Irish have committed 43 penalties for 332 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 6th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Notre Dame is ranked 51st in the nation in punt returns with 15. They've accumulated 138 punt return yards and average 9.2 yards per return, which is 64th in college football. They have returned 13 kicks for 276 yards on special teams, ranking 103rd in kick return yardage. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish average 21 yards per kick return and they are 44th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,471. The Fighting Irish have attempted 15 field goals this season and made 11, which is 47th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 73%. Notre Dame kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 36 for 37 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,582 yards on 35 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That places them 12th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Seminoles/Fighting Irish college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Seminoles +18
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