Clemson Tigers vs Florida State Seminoles Prediction, 10/15/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Clemson Tigers vs Florida State Seminoles
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022
Location: Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Seminoles (+6)
The Clemson Tigers (6-0) are headed to Doak Campbell Stadium on Saturday where they will attempt to defeat the Florida State Seminoles (4-2). Florida State opens this contest as 6-point underdogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The total comes in at 51.
The Clemson Tigers head into this matchup 6-0 for this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Tigers played against the Boston College Eagles and walked away with a win by a score of 31-3. D.J. Uiagalelei was the best rusher for the Tigers with 12 carries for 69 yards (5.8 yards per carry). D.J. Uiagalelei finished 18/32 with 220 yds through the air and 3 touchdowns. He had a QB rating of 138.7 and walked away from the game with 1 interception. Against the run, the Tigers gave up 34 yds on 30 tries, which averages out to 1.1 yds per run allowed. Clemson relinquished 20 completions on 42 tries for 220 yds, and a completion percentage of 47.6%. When the final whistle blew, they had 64 plays which converted into 364 yds. The Clemson Tigers ran the ball a total of 32 times and tallied 144 yards, which is an average of 4.5 yards per attempt.
The Tigers have earned 2,552 total yards for the year. When it comes to scoring, Clemson has amassed 15 touchdowns via the pass and 14 rushing touchdowns. They have given the ball to the opposition 5 times. Clemson has compiled 133 1st downs offensively, and they have committed 36 infractions for 340 yards. Offensively they're holding an average of 170.5 yards on the ground ranking them 54th in D-1. When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Clemson Tigers are sitting at 39.3 points per outing.
The Tigers are sitting in 25th in D-1 when it comes to team defense, giving up 18.3 points per contest. Opposing teams are running for an average of 2.2 yards per run and 63.7 yards on the ground per contest this season. During this campaign, they have conceded 382 yards via the running game in 6 games. In terms of yards via the pass, the Tigers are allowing 1,536 yds which ranks them 101st in the nation. They have yielded 256.0 yards per outing via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 61.0%. During the season, they have allowed 319.7 yards per game which has them ranked 24th in college football. They have allowed 10 touchdowns by air and 2 touchdowns on the ground.
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The Seminoles head into this game 4-2 for this season. For their last game, the Seminoles went home defeated by a final of 19-17 when they played the NC State Wolfpack. Jordan Travis carried the ball 7 times for 108 yards, finishing the contest with 15.4 yards per attempt for Florida State. Jordan Travis (1 TD) finished the contest with 181 yards on 15/30 passing while his QB rate was 98.3. He threw 2 picks and his Y/A was 6.0. Florida State allowed 46 run attempts for 182 yards (4.0 yards per carry). The Seminoles secondary conceded a completion percentage of 47.8%, relinquishing 125 yards on 11 for 23 passing. The Seminoles ended up finishing with 387 yds while they ran 58 plays (6.7 yds per play). Florida State rushed for 7.4 yds per attempt, finishing with 206 yards on 28 attempts.
The Florida State Seminoles average 465.8 yards per contest, which has them ranked 23rd in the country. The Florida State offense has racked up 429 yds of penalties on 46 infractions, which is good for 21st in college football in terms of helping out the other team. For the season to this point, the Seminoles currently have a total of 1,570 yards via the pass in addition to an average of 261.7 passing yards per contest, which is ranked 45th in college football. When discussing this team's ability to score points, the Seminoles currently rank 59th in the country by tallying 31.3 points per outing.
Florida State has conceded a total of 932 rushing yards (155.3 yards per outing) and 6 touchdowns via the rush for the campaign. They have given up 9 touchdowns through the air and 170.3 yards/game, which has them ranked 14th in college football. The Seminoles defense has taken part in 407 plays, which ranks 73rd in Division 1. The Seminoles are giving up 20.8 points per contest, which puts them 38th in Division 1. Overall, they have given up 125 total points.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Seminoles college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Seminoles +6
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