Florida at Florida State College Football Picks and Predictions 11/24/2018
Saturday, November 24, 2018
Bobby Bowden Field
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Bobby Bowden Field is the venue for the game between the Florida Gators and the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday, November 24, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Florida as 3 point favorites. The Seminoles are 4-7-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 7-4-0. The Gators are 7-4-0 ATS and their over/under record is 6-4-1.
Valuable Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 6-4-1 against the over/under
The Florida Gators are 7-4-0 against the spread
Important Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 7-4-0 against the over/under
The Florida State Seminoles are 4-7-0 against the spread
Key Florida Gators Injuries
11/12/18 WR Freddie Swain Ankle is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Idaho
11/11/18 DB Brad Stewart Quad is questionable Saturday vs Idaho
11/11/18 OL Brett Heggie Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Idaho
11/08/18 QB Kyle Trask Foot is out indefinitely
09/17/18 RB Malik Davis Foot is out indefinitely
09/09/18 RB Adarius Lemons Transferred is out for season
09/09/18 DB Marco Wilson ACL is out for season
08/16/18 DB Quincy Lenton Achilles is out for season
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
11/13/18 DB Hamsah Nasirildeen Knee is questionable Saturday vs Boston College
11/11/18 OL Cole Minshew Knee is questionable Saturday vs Boston College
11/11/18 DB Levonta Taylor Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Boston College
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 Florida Gators have run for 2,233 yards as a unit, which ranks 38th in the nation. They've run 433 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Gators have been penalized on offense 83 times for 726 yards so far this year, which has them 23rd in the country in penalties. They are 32nd in Division 1 in points scored with 373. They have run 746 plays this year for 4,585 yards, which ranks them 80th in the nation in total offense. The Gators average 6.1 yards per play, which is 44th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 245 1st downs this season, ranking them 41st overall as an offensive unit. Feleipe Franks has completed 159 throws while attempting 273 passes for a completion percentage of 58.2%. He has passed for 2,030 yards this year. He averages 7.9 adjusted yards per throw and 7.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 140.5.
The Gators rush defense has given up 424 attempts for 1,861 yards this season, putting them in 72nd place in the country against the run. They have had 73 penalties for 600 yards on defense this year. That places them 66th in Division 1. Florida is 30th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 231. They have given up a total of 3,784 yards on D, which is 30th in the nation. The Gators are 36th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opponent offenses have completed 169 throws on 314 attempts against the Florida Gators defense this season, ranking them 20th and 39th in the country. The Florida pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,923 yards in the air, which is 16th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Florida Gators have tried 17 field goals this year and made 14, which is 33rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 88%. Florida Gators kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 45 for 45 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,074 yards on 47 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 21st in the NCAA in punting average. Florida is 21st in the country in punt returns with 22. They've totaled 259 punt return yards and average 11.7 yards per return, which is 37th in D-1. They have returned 11 kicks for 200 yards on special teams, which puts them 123rd in kick return yardage. The Gators average 18 yards per kick return and they are 71st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,044.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Seminoles are 112th in Division 1 in points scored with 249. They have run 781 plays this season for 4,027 yards, which ranks them 23rd in the nation in total offense. The Florida State Seminoles average 5.2 yards per play, which is 104th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 190 1st downs this year, placing them 116th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Florida State has run for 952 yards as a team, which ranks 126th in the country. They've run 356 times, averaging 2.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Seminoles have been penalized on offense 100 times for 791 yards so far this season, which has them 2nd in the nation in penalties. Deondre Francois has thrown for 2,565 yards this season. He has completed 212 passes on 367 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 123.6. He averages 7 yards per pass attempt and 6.5 adjusted yards per throw.
Florida State is 87th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 337. They have surrendered a total of 4,472 yards on D, which is 81st in Division 1. The Seminoles are ranked 37th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opposing offenses have completed 231 passes on 426 attempts against the Florida State defense this season, placing them 114th and 127th in the country. The Florida State Seminoles pass defense has also given up a total of 2,958 yards through the air, which is 115th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 449 attempts for 1,513 yards this year, putting them in 40th place in D-1 against the run. The Seminoles have committed 62 penalties for 558 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 45th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Florida State is ranked 30th in the nation in punt returns with 21. They've accumulated 251 punt return yards and average 12 yards per return, which is 33rd in college football. They have returned 32 kicks for 631 yards on special teams, ranking 37th in kick return yardage. The Florida State Seminoles average 20 yards per kick return and they are 81st in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,909. The Seminoles have attempted 17 field goals this season and made 11, which is 68th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 65%. Florida State kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 28 for 29 this year. Their punters have totaled 3,094 yards on 73 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 45th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Gators/Seminoles college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Seminoles +3
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