Florida State Seminoles vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Prediction, 10/10/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Florida State Seminoles vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Date: Saturday, October 10, 2020
Location: Notre Dame Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Florida State (+21.5)
Jordan Travis and the Florida State Seminoles (1-2) head to Notre Dame Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (2-0). Notre Dame opens this game as 21.5-point favorites. The over/under opens at 54.
In their last game, the Florida State Seminoles took on the Jacksonville State Gamecocks and went home with the win by a score of 41-24. Jordan Travis went 12/17 with 210 yards via the pass and threw 1 TD. He ended the game with no interceptions. Lawrance Toafili paced the team in rushing in this contest. He tore off a long run of 24 yards and he tallied 1 TD in this contest. He ran for a total of 99 yards via 12 carries which meant he averaged 8.3 yards per carry. Ontaria Wilson was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 86 yards on 7 receptions. He had an average of 12.3 yards per catch in this contest.
The Seminoles have racked up 1,168 total yards this year. As a unit they are averaging 174.3 yards on the ground ranking them 29th in D-1. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Florida State has amassed 3 touchdowns through the air and 5 touchdowns on the ground. Concerning putting points on the board, the Florida State Seminoles are sitting at 21.3 points per outing. The Seminoles are sitting in 60th in college football in terms of the opposition scoring, allowing 30.7 PPG. The opposition is running for an average of 4.3 yards per rushing attempt and 141.3 rushing yards per contest this year. During this campaign, they have allowed 424 rushing yards through 3 contests. Concerning yards via the pass, the Seminoles are allowing 838 yds which ranks them 72nd in Division 1. Over the course of their 3 games, they are giving up 279.3 yards per contest through the air in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 70.3%. Over the course of this year, they are conceding 420.7 yards/outing putting them 59th in the country.
Jordan Travis has completed 23 of his career 45 throws for a completion percentage of 51.1%. He is throwing for 37.2 yards per game. For his college career, Travis has thrown for 372 yds with 2 touchdowns and 2 picks. He has a QB rating of 126.3 with a touchdown percentage of 4.4% and an interception rate of 4.4%. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has left the pocket to run 55 times totaling 407 yds.
In their last game, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish played the USF Bulls and earned the win by a score of 52-0. C'Bo Flemister paced the team on the ground in this game. His longest run of the day went for 31 yards and he notched 1 touchdown for this outing. He ran for a total of 127 yards by way of 13 carries which gave him an average of 9.8 yards per tote. Tommy Tremble was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 60 yards on 3 catches. He earned an average of 20.0 yards per reception in this game. Ian Book went 12/19 with 143 yards by way of passing but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He finished this contest without throwing a pick.
For the season so far, the Fighting Irish have earned 411 yards through the air as well as an average of 205.5 throwing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 57th in D-1. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have an average of 435.0 yards per game which ranks them 27th in the country. They average 229.5 run yards per game and have toted the ball for 459 yards overall. Regarding how much they score, the Fighting Irish are sitting 15th in the country averaging 39.5 PPG. Notre Dame has surrendered a total of 181 yards on the ground (90.5 yards/game) and 1 touchdown via the rush for the year. The Fighting Irish are giving up 6.5 points per game, which puts them 13th in the country. Overall, they have relinquished 13 points in total. They have surrendered 0 touchdown through the air and 192.0 yards/contest, ranking them 28th in the country.
Book has thrown 58 touchdowns while giving up 18 picks in his career. His touchdown percentage when attempting a pass is 6.9% and his interception rate is 2.1%. He has left the pocket and rushed for 1,053 yards on 258 attempts. He averages 186.4 yds per game through the air with a 147.3 QB rating. During the 35 contests in his career, Ian Book has been successful on 531 of his 838 attempts for a total of 6,524 yards.
Who will win tonight's Seminoles/Fighting Irish college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Seminoles +21.5
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