Florida State Seminoles vs Syracuse Orange Prediction, 11/12/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Florida State Seminoles vs Syracuse Orange
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Location: JMA Wireless Dome in Syracuse, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Orange (+6.5)
The Florida State Seminoles (6-3) are on their way to JMA Wireless Dome on Saturday where they will try to beat the Syracuse Orange (6-3). Syracuse opens this game as 6.5-point dogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The total is 51.
The Florida State Seminoles head into this matchup 6-3 for this season. In their last matchup, the Seminoles took on the Miami Hurricanes and took home the win by a score of 45-3. Jordan Travis finished 10/12 with 202 yards through the air and 3 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rating of 290.6 and finished the contest with 1 pick. Trey Benson was the rushing leader for the Seminoles with 15 attempts for 128 yds (8.5 yards per carry). The Florida State Seminoles ended up rushing 49 times and accumulated 229 yards, earning them an average of 4.7 yards per attempt. When the final whistle blew, they ran 65 plays which gave them a total of 454 yards. Florida State relinquished 10 completions on 19 attempts for 62 yards, and a completion rate of 52.6%. When it came to the battle of the line of scrimmage, the Seminoles conceded 126 yds on 33 attempts, which averages out to 3.8 yds per run allowed.
Regarding scoring points, the Florida State Seminoles are averaging 33.6 points per game. As a unit they're averaging 211.8 yards in the run game ranking them 17th in Division 1. The Seminoles have racked up 4,351 total yards this season. In terms of scoring, Florida State has compiled 19 passing touchdowns and 20 touchdowns on the ground. Florida State has tallied 215 first downs offensively, and they have been called for 66 penalties for 590 yards. They have given the ball to the opposition 11 different times.
The Seminoles rank 22nd in Division 1 in terms of their opponents scoring, giving up 19.8 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.8 yards per run and 143.4 rushing yards per game on the season. During this campaign, they have conceded 1,291 rushing yards through 9 games. Concerning passing yards, the Seminoles are giving up 1,485 yards which puts them in 7th in college football. They are giving up 165.0 yards per contest through the air in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 61.0%. For the year, they are granting 308.4 yards/game putting them 17th in college football. They have conceded 13 touchdowns via the pass as well as 8 touchdowns pounding the rock.
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The Orange head into this matchup 6-3 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Orange walked away with a loss by a score of 19-9 when they faced the Pittsburgh Panthers. Sean Tucker carried the rock 10 times for 19 yards, ending the contest with 1.9 yds per carry for Syracuse. Carlos Del Rio-Wilson ended the contest with 120 yards on 8/23 through the air while his QB rating was 78.6. He didn't toss any picks and his Y/A was 5.2. Syracuse conceded 48 rushing attempts for 161 yds (3.4 yds per carry). The Orange pass defense gave up a completion rate of 66.7%, surrendering 176 yards on 16 for 24 through the air. The Orange ended up finishing with 145 yards while running 48 plays (3.0 yds per play). Syracuse ran for 1.0 yards per tote, finishing the contest with 25 yards on 25 carries.
In relation to their scoring prowess, the Orange are ranking 61st in Division 1 averaging 30.0 points per contest. For the season to this point, the Orange currently have a total of 1,978 yards via the pass in addition to an average of 219.8 passing yards per game, which is ranked 87th in the country. The Syracuse Orange have an average of 368.8 yards/game, ranking them 88th in D-1. The Syracuse offense has compiled 565 penalty yards on 74 infractions, which has them ranked 10th in D-1 in terms of helping out the other team.
Syracuse has conceded a total of 1,270 rushing yards (141.1 yards/game) as well as 13 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the campaign. They have given up 6 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 165.8 yards per outing, which puts them in 6th in Division 1. The Orange defense has participated in 583 plays, which is 32nd in the country. The Orange are surrendering 18.4 PPG, which has them ranked 15th in the country. In total, they have allowed 166 points.
Who will win tonight's Seminoles/Orange college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orange +6.5
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