Florida State Seminoles vs Boston College Eagles Prediction, 11/20/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Florida State Seminoles vs Boston College Eagles
Date: Saturday, November 20, 2021
Location: Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill, MA
Odds/Point Spread: Eagles (-2.5)
The Boston College Eagles (6-4) host the Florida State Seminoles (4-6) at Alumni Stadium on Saturday. Florida State opens this contest as 2.5-point underdogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The over/under is 54.
The Florida State Seminoles head into this matchup 4-6 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Seminoles took the field against the Miami Hurricanes and took home the win by a score of 31-28. Jordan Travis was the best rusher for the Seminoles with 22 attempts for 62 yards (2.8 yds per attempt). Jordan Travis went 18/26 with 274 yards passing. He had a quarterback rating of 132.9 and walked away from the game with no picks. On the ground, the Seminoles gave up 86 yds on 37 attempts, which averages out to 2.3 yards per rush surrendered. Florida State conceded 21 completions on 32 attempts for 314 yards, and a completion percentage of 65.6%. Overall, they ran 74 plays which gave them 434 yds. The Florida State Seminoles ran the football 48 different times and amassed 160 yds, which had them averaging 3.3 yds per carry.
The Seminoles have earned 3,834 total yards over the course of this year. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Florida State has amassed 16 passing touchdowns and 19 rushing touchdowns. They have given the ball to the opposition 18 times. Florida State has amassed 202 first downs as a team, and they have committed 61 penalties for 541 yards. Offensively they're holding an average of 186.9 yards on the ground which is 43rd in the nation. Concerning putting the ball in the endzone, the Florida State Seminoles have an average of 28.4 PPG.
In terms of passing yards, the Seminoles are allowing 2,432 yards which has them sitting in 98th in the nation. They have surrendered 243.2 yards per game via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 58.5%. Overall, they are conceding 385.8 yards per outing which has them ranked 78th in D-1. They have surrendered 22 touchdowns via the pass and 12 touchdowns via the ground game. The opposition is running for an average of 3.8 yards per run and 142.6 rushing yards per game for the year. For the year, they have conceded 1,426 rushing yards through 10 contests. The Seminoles sit in 86th in the country regarding their opponents scoring, giving up 27.1 points per game.
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The Eagles head into this game 6-4 for this season. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Eagles went home victorious with a score of 41-3 when they played the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Pat Garwo III carried the ball 24 times for 104 yards, walking away from the game with 4.3 yds per attempt for Boston College. Phil Jurkovec (2 TDs) ended the contest with 310 yds on 13/20 passing while his quarterback rating was 228.2. He kept the ball away from the defense with no picks and his Y/A was 15.5. Boston College surrendered 34 running attempts for 163 yds (4.8 yds per carry). The Eagles pass defense allowed a completion percentage of 41.2%, relinquishing 73 yards on 7 out of 17 passing. The Eagles finished the contest with a total of 505 yards and they ran 58 plays (8.7 yards per play). Boston College ran the ball for 5.1 yards per tote, finishing with a total of 195 yards on 38 carries.
In relation to their ability to score points, the Eagles are ranked 78th in the nation scoring 26.3 PPG. During this campaign thus far, the Eagles have a total of 2,025 passing yards not to mention an average of 202.5 passing yards per contest, ranking them 98th in D-1. The Boston College Eagles maintain an average of 369.6 yards/game, ranking them 92nd in Division 1. The Boston College offense has totaled 463 penalty yds on 52 violations, which ranks 99th in the nation in terms of giving up free yards.
The Eagles are giving up 19.9 points per game, ranking them 33rd in D-1. Boston College has allowed a total of 1,758 yards rushing (175.8 yards per game) as well as 13 touchdowns via the rush so far this season. This year, they have conceded 199 total points. They have surrendered 8 touchdowns through the air as well as 159.5 yards/contest, which puts them in 15th in Division 1. The Eagles defense has taken the field for 609 plays, which is 24th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Seminoles/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Seminoles +2.5
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