Pittsburgh Panthers vs Florida State Seminoles Prediction, 11/7/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Pittsburgh Panthers vs Florida State Seminoles
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020
Location: Doak Campbell Stadium
TV: ACC Network
Odds/Point Spread: Pittsburgh (-2.5)
Joey Yellen and the Pittsburgh Panthers (3-4) head to Doak Campbell Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Florida State Seminoles (2-4). Pittsburgh opens this game as 2.5-point favorites. The O/U opens at 51.
In their last contest, the Pittsburgh Panthers went up against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and left there with a loss by a score of 45-3. Joey Yellen went 10/27 with 101 yards by way of the pass but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He gave away 3 interceptions for the contest. Vincent Davis paced the team on the ground in this contest. He broke a long run for 19 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He racked up a total of 28 yards on 8 carries which had him averaging 3.5 yards per run. Jordan Addison led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 40 yards on 3 catches. He notched an average of 13.3 yards per reception in this contest.
The Panthers currently have 2,510 total yards for the season. As a team they're holding an average of 99.0 yards in the run game ranking them 93rd in college football. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Pittsburgh has compiled 9 passing touchdowns and 11 rushing touchdowns. When talking about scoring, the Pittsburgh Panthers are averaging 25.7 points per outing. The Panthers sit in 44th in D-1 when it comes to their opponents scoring, giving up 23.9 PPG. They are allowing 1.9 yards per rush and 69.1 rushing yards per game so far this season. Over the course of this season, they have conceded 484 rushing yards through 7 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Panthers are giving up 1,598 yards which has them ranked 96th in the country. During their 7 games played this season, they have allowed 228.3 yards per outing through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 53.3%. Overall, they have given up 297.4 yards per game ranking them 24th in the country.
For his career, Yellen has thrown for a total of 689 yds with 5 TD's and 5 interceptions. Since he has been in college, he has attempted running the football 7 different times totaling -52 yards. His quarterback rating is 105.3 with a touchdown percentage of 4.2% and an interception percentage of 4.2%. He is throwing for 172.3 yds per outing. Joey Yellen has completed 62 of his career 120 passes for a completion percentage of 51.7%.
The last time they played, the Florida State Seminoles went up against the Louisville Cardinals and ended up taking the loss by a score of 48-16. Jordan Travis went 14/32 with 141 yards via the pass and added 1 touchdown. He gave away 1 interception on the day. Lawrance Toafili led the team in rushing in this outing. He tore off a long run of 49 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He racked up a total of 76 yards on 6 carries which means he ran for an average of 12.7 yards per tote. Camren McDonald was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 48 yards on 2 receptions. He earned an average of 24.0 yards per reception in this outing.
For the year to this point, the Seminoles have racked up 1,229 passing yards as well as an average of 204.8 passing yards per outing, which ranks 72nd in college football. The Florida State Seminoles are averaging 401.8 yards per game which has them ranked 52nd in college football. They have an average of 197.0 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 1,182 yards overall. When looking at how much they score, the Seminoles rank 80th in Division 1 averaging 22.8 points per contest. The Seminoles are conceding 35.0 points per contest, which puts them 89th in college football. This year, they have allowed 210 total points. Florida State has surrendered a total of 1,252 yards via the ground game (208.7 yards per contest) in addition to 16 touchdowns via the rush for the season. They have given up 11 touchdowns through the air and 281.8 yards per outing, which has them ranked 99th in the nation.
In the 13 contests in his career, Jordan Travis has connected on 58 of 120 attempts for 908 yds. He is averaging 69.8 yds per contest through the air with a 117.3 QB rating. Travis has passed for 5 TD's compared to 5 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has left the pocket and rushed for 657 yards on 102 tries. His TD rate when attempting a pass is 4.2% and his interception rate is 4.2%.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Seminoles NCAA football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Seminoles +2.5
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