Florida State Seminoles vs Clemson Tigers Prediction, 10/30/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Florida State Seminoles vs Clemson Tigers
Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021
Location: Memorial Stadium in Champaign, IL
Odds/Point Spread: Tigers (-10.5)
The Florida State Seminoles (3-4) are hitting the road to Memorial Stadium on Saturday where they will take on the Clemson Tigers (4-3). Clemson opens this matchup as 10.5-point favorites. The total comes in at 44.5.
The Florida State Seminoles head into this game 3-4 for this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Seminoles played the UMass Minutemen and took home the win by a score of 59-3. Jordan Travis finished 5/10 with 123 yds passing. He had a QB rate of 153.3 and ended the contest with no picks. Jashaun Corbin led the offense in rushing for the Seminoles with 11 carries for 127 yards (11.5 yds per carry). In the game, they tallied 60 plays which gave them a total of 586 yds. The Florida State Seminoles ran the ball 45 times and amassed 365 yds, which came out to an average of 8.1 yards per carry. In the running game, the Seminoles gave up 112 yards on 28 attempts, which is 4.0 yards per run surrendered. Florida State gave up 15 completions on 33 tries for 129 yards, and a completion rate of 45.5%.
Regarding scoring points, the Florida State Seminoles have an average of 31.3 points per outing. As a team they're maintaining an average of 229.4 yards in the run game which ranks them 14th in Division 1. The Seminoles have racked up 2,888 total yards for this campaign. In terms of notching touchdowns, Florida State has totaled 13 touchdowns via the pass and 15 touchdowns via the ground. Florida State has compiled 148 first downs, and they have been called for 42 penalties for 384 yards. They have surrendered the ball 14 times.
When talking about passing yards, the Seminoles have given up 1,613 yds which has them ranked 73rd in the nation. They have given up 230.4 yards per game via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 58.3%. Overall, they are allowing 388.9 yards per outing ranking them 84th in the country. They have granted 13 touchdowns by air as well as 10 touchdowns on the ground. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.0 yards per tote and 158.4 yards on the ground per game for the year. For the year, they have given up 1,109 rushing yards through 7 games. The Seminoles sit in 86th in the nation concerning team defense, giving up 26.4 PPG.
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The Tigers come into this game with a record of 4-3 for this year. The last time they took the field, the Tigers went home defeated by a final of 27-17 against the Pittsburgh Panthers. Will Shipley carried the rock 10 times for 52 yards, ending the contest with 5.2 yds per carry for Clemson. D.J. Uiagalelei ended the contest with 128 yds on 12/25 passing while his QB rating was 75.0. He had 2 interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 5.1. Clemson allowed 43 rushing attempts for 162 yards (3.8 yds per rush). The Tigers passing defense allowed a completion percentage of 64.1%, surrendering 302 yards on 25 out of 39 passing. The Tigers finished with 315 yards and they ran 62 plays (5.1 yds per play). Clemson ran for 5.5 yds per carry, totaling 164 yards on 30 carries.
Regarding the points being put on the board, the Tigers are ranked 115th in Division 1 holding an average of 20.0 PPG. For the year so far, the Tigers currently sit at 1,233 yards via the pass together with an average of 176.1 passing yards per game, ranking them 111th in the nation. The Clemson Tigers have an average of 324.0 yards per game, which has them ranked 115th in the country. The Clemson offense has compiled 420 yds of penalties on 51 violations, which ranks them 39th in the country in terms of giving up free yards.
The Tigers are relinquishing 14.6 points per contest, which has them ranked 16th in Division 1. Clemson has surrendered a total of 862 yards via the ground game (123.1 yards per game) in addition to 2 touchdowns on the ground on the year. This year, they have relinquished 102 total points. They have allowed 7 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 216.0 yards/game, ranking them 64th in college football. The Tigers defense has taken the field for 512 plays, which is 95th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Seminoles/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers -10.5
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