Virginia Cavaliers vs Florida State Seminoles Prediction, 11/28/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Virginia Cavaliers vs Florida State Seminoles
Date: Saturday, November 28, 2020
Location: Doak Campbell Stadium
TV: ACC Network
Odds/Point Spread: Virginia (-9.5)
Doak Campbell Stadium is the venue where Jordan Travis and the Florida State Seminoles (2-6) will take on the Virginia Cavaliers (4-4) on Saturday. Florida State opens this game as 9.5-point underdogs. The total opens at 59.5.
The last time they took the field, the Virginia Cavaliers faced the Abilene Christian Wildcats and ended up getting the win by a score of 55-15. Brennan Armstrong went 16/23 with 383 yards by way of passing and added 4 touchdowns. He ended the game without an interception. Armstrong paced the team on the ground in this game. He tore off a long run of 33 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He rushed for 52 yards by way of 6 carries which meant he averaged 8.7 yards per tote. Lavel Davis Jr. led the team in receiving yardage by earning 90 yards on 2 receptions. He had an average of 45.0 yards per catch in this game.
When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Virginia Cavaliers hold an average of 31.1 PPG. As a team they have an average of 163.8 yards rushing giving them a rank of 66th in D-1. The Cavaliers have racked up 3,362 total yards this year. In terms of getting in the endzone, Virginia has totaled 19 touchdowns through the air and 12 rushing touchdowns. In terms of yards via the pass, the Cavaliers have given up 2,312 yards which has them ranked 132nd in the nation. During the season, they are granting 431.5 yards per contest which puts them 93rd in Division 1. The Cavaliers are sitting in 72nd in the nation in terms of the opposition scoring, giving up 28.9 points per game. They are allowing an average of 3.7 yards per attempt on the ground and 142.5 rushing yards per contest so far this year. During their 8 games, they have conceded 289.0 yards per game via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 61.1%. During the season, they have allowed 1,140 yards via the ground game in 8 games.
Brennan Armstrong has connected on 130 of his attempted career 220 tosses for a completion percentage of 59.1%. He is throwing for 121.9 yards per contest. For his collegiate career, Armstrong has passed for a total of 1,829 yds with 17 TD's and 10 interceptions. He has a QB rating of 145.3 with a TD rate of 7.7% and an interception rate of 4.5%. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has attempted a run 110 different times for a total of 492 yards.
In their last game, the Florida State Seminoles went up against the NC State Wolfpack and ended up taking the loss by a score of 38-22. Jashaun Corbin led the team in rushing in this outing. He tore off a long run of 28 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for this outing. He ran for a total of 77 yards on 14 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.5 yards per tote. Ontaria Wilson was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 117 yards on 7 catches. He had an average of 16.7 yards per catch in this outing. Chubba Purdy went 15/23 with 181 yards by way of the pass and completed 2 touchdowns. He ended the game with no interceptions.
During this campaign to this point, the Seminoles have compiled 1,573 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 196.6 passing yards per contest, which has them ranked 98th in the nation. The Florida State Seminoles are averaging 381.0 yards/contest ranking them 81st in college football. They have an average of 184.4 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 1,475 yards overall. When it comes to their ability to score points, the Seminoles rank 99th in D-1 averaging 22.0 points per contest. The Seminoles are giving up 36.1 points per game, which has them sitting 115th in the nation. Over the course of the season, they have allowed 289 points in total. Florida State has conceded a total of 1,548 yards via the ground game (193.5 yards per game) in addition to 22 touchdowns rushing this year. They have yielded 14 touchdowns through the air in addition to 270.8 yards/contest, which has them ranked 112th in Division 1.
Travis has thrown for 5 TD's while tossing 6 picks in his career. His touchdown percentage when attempting a pass is 3.6% and his interception percentage is 4.3%. He has left the pocket and rushed for 740 yards on 116 tries. He averages 72.4 yds per game through the air with a 115.0 QB rating. In the 14 contests in his college career, Jordan Travis has completed 69 of 138 tries for a total of 1,014 yards.
Who will win tonight's Cavaliers/Seminoles college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cavaliers -9.5
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