Duke Blue Devils vs Florida State Seminoles Prediction, 12/12/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Duke Blue Devils vs Florida State Seminoles
Date: Saturday, December 12, 2020
Location: Doak Campbell Stadium
TV: ACC Network
Odds/Point Spread: Duke (+2.5)
The Florida State Seminoles (2-6) host the Duke Blue Devils (2-8) at Doak Campbell Stadium on Saturday, December 12, 2020. Florida State opens this game as 2.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 59.5.
The last time they played, the Duke Blue Devils took the field against the Miami Hurricanes and left there with a loss by a score of 48-0. Mataeo Durant led the team in rushing in this outing. His longest run of the day went for 16 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 48 yards by way of 10 carries which gave him an average of 4.8 yards per run. Jake Bobo was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 36 yards on 5 receptions. He notched an average of 7.2 yards per catch in this outing. Chase Brice went 20/25 with 94 yards via the pass but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He ended the game without an interception.
Regarding scoring points, the Duke Blue Devils have an average of 23.8 PPG. Offensively they maintain an average of 147.9 yards rushing which is 81st in college football. The Blue Devils currently have 3,772 total yards for the year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Duke has amassed 9 passing touchdowns and 16 touchdowns via the ground. In terms of yards through the air, the Blue Devils have allowed 2,339 yds which puts them in 112th in the nation. For the season, they have relinquished 437.1 yards per contest which ranks them 103rd in the nation. The Blue Devils are ranked 120th in Division 1 regarding their opponents scoring, allowing 36.3 points per game. The opposition is running for 4.8 yards per run and 203.2 rushing yards per game on the season. Over the course of their 10 games played this season, they have given up 233.9 yards per game through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 56.3%. In total, they have conceded 2,032 rushing yards through 10 games.
Chase Brice has completed 267 of his career 470 tosses for a completion percentage of 56.8%. He is throwing for 94.1 yds per outing. For his college career, Brice has thrown for a total of 3,104 yds with 18 touchdowns and 17 picks. His QB rating is 117.7 with a touchdown rate of 3.8% and an interception percentage of 3.6%. Since his college career started, he has left the pocket to run 115 times for a total of 250 yds.
The last time they played, the Florida State Seminoles took the field against the NC State Wolfpack and ended up taking the loss by a score of 38-22. Chubba Purdy went 15/23 with 181 yards via the pass and tossed 2 touchdowns. He ended the game with no interceptions. Jashaun Corbin paced the team in rushing in this game. His longest run of the day went for 28 yards and he ran for 1 TD in this game. He ran for 77 yards by way of 14 carries which had him averaging 5.5 yards per run. Ontaria Wilson was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 117 yards on 7 catches. He averaged 16.7 yards per reception in this game.
In relation to their ability to score points, the Seminoles sit 104th in college football scoring 22.0 points per game. Over the course of the season thus far, the Seminoles have racked up 1,573 passing yards as well as holding an average of 196.6 throwing yards per game, ranking them 95th in D-1. They are averaging 184.4 yards per game via the rush and have run for 1,475 yards for the year. The Florida State Seminoles average 381.0 yards/outing which has them sitting 76th in the country. The Seminoles are conceding 36.1 points per game, which has them sitting 119th in Division 1. This year, they have surrendered 289 points in total. Florida State has allowed a total of 1,548 yards on the ground (193.5 yards per outing) and 22 touchdowns rushing this season. They have allowed 14 touchdowns via the pass and 270.8 yards/outing, which has them sitting 120th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Blue Devils/Seminoles college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Blue Devils +2.5
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