NIU at Florida State College Football Picks and Predictions 9/22/2018
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Bobby Bowden Field
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The NIU Huskies head to Bobby Bowden Field to play the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday, September 22, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Florida State as 11 point favorites. The Huskies are 1-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-3-0. The Seminoles are 0-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-2-0.
Valuable NIU Huskies Betting Trends
The NIU Huskies are 0-3-0 against the over/under
The NIU Huskies are 1-2-0 against the spread
Important Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Florida State Seminoles are 0-3-0 against the spread
Key NIU Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
09/16/18 LB Amari Gainer Foot is questionable Saturday vs No Illinois
09/11/18 RB Khalan Laborn Knee is out indefinitely
09/05/18 OL Landon Dickerson Ankle is OUT 2-4 weeks
09/01/18 QB Bailey Hockman Transferred is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The NIU Huskies are 125th in the country in points scored with 37. They have run 204 plays this year for 762 yards, which ranks them 125th in Division 1 in total offense. The Huskies average 3.7 yards per play, which is 129th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 44 1st downs this season, ranking them 116th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground NIU has run for 437 yards as a unit, which ranks 88th in college football. They've run 125 times, averaging 3.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Huskies have been penalized on offense 15 times for 152 yards so far this year, which has them 98th in the country in penalties. Marcus Childers has passed for 325 yards this year. He's completed 43 throws while attempting 76 passes for a completion percentage of 56.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 104.6. He averages 4.1 adjusted yards per throw and 4.3 yards per pass attempt.
NIU is 62nd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 66. They have given up a total of 1,028 yards on D, which is 59th in D-1. The Huskies are 31st in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opponent offenses have completed 51 throws on 89 attempts against the NIU Huskies defense this season, ranking them 57th and 55th in the nation. The NIU pass defense has also surrendered a total of 587 yards in the air, which is 59th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 133 attempts for 441 yards this season, putting them in 72nd place in the country against the run. The Huskies have had 17 penalties for 149 yards on defense this year. That places them 54th in college football.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Seminoles have run for 290 yards as a team, which ranks 115th in college football. They've run 86 times, averaging 3.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Florida State Seminoles have been penalized on offense 27 times for 195 yards so far this season, which has them 10th in the country in penalties. They are 122nd in the nation in points scored with 46. They have run 204 plays this season for 1,021 yards, which ranks them 48th in Division 1 in total offense. Florida State averages 5 yards per play, which is 109th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 46 1st downs this year, placing them 115th overall as an offensive unit. Deondre Francois averages 6.2 yards per pass attempt and 5.2 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 71 passes on 117 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 114.8. He has thrown for 731 yards this season.
The Florida State Seminoles rush defense has allowed 113 attempts for 384 yards this year, putting them in 51st place in D-1 against the run. Florida State has committed 18 penalties for 139 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 44th in college football. They are 85th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 80. They have surrendered a total of 1,285 yards on D, which is 96th in the country. The Seminoles are ranked 78th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opposing offenses have completed 73 passes on 117 attempts against the Florida State defense this season, placing them 118th and 117th in Division 1. The Florida State Seminoles pass defense has also given up a total of 901 yards through the air, which is 115th overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Huskies/Seminoles college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Huskies +11
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