Boston College Eagles vs. Florida State Seminoles - 9/18/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Florida State Seminoles (2-0) at Boston College Eagles (2-0)
College Football: Friday, September 18, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Alumni Stadium)
The Line: Boston College Eagles +10.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
Boston College will try to pull off a upset against 9th ranked Florida State this Friday night.
Boston College is coming off their biggest win in program history 76-0 over Howard. Boston College exploded for 41 points in the first quarter! Quarterback Troy Flutie led the team with 88 passing yards and 1 touchdown. 10 different players recorded a carry for BC. Jeff Smith led the team with 89 rushing yards and 3 touchdowns. Also 10 different receivers recorded a catch for Boston College. Harrison Jackson was the leader with 1 catch for 34 yards. Boston College will get their first real test has they will host 9th ranked Florida State on Friday night in hopes of a huge upset.
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Florida State is coming off a 34-14 victory over South Florida. FSU was struggles in the first half but made some adjustments and pulled away in the second half. Quarterback Everett Golson didn’t have that great of a game. Golson threw for 163 yards and 1 touchdown. Running back Dalvin Cook had a huge game and was the only reason FSU won this game. Dalvin Cook had 30 rush attempts for 266 yards and 3 touchdowns. Wide Receiver Travis Rudolph recorded 6 catches for 55 yards. Cornerback Marquez White came up huge with a big interception. FSU got off to shaky start most likely due to the weather conditions but they bounced back and got the job done. FSU will now take on Boston College on the road for their first real test.
FSU is 0-5 against the spread vs. a team with a winning record. Florida State is also 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games in September. Boston College is 5-0 against the spread in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a winning record. BC is also 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games after scoring more than 4-0 points in their previous game.
Florida State has been known to struggle on the road on weekday games. I think this game will be close, but i expect Florida State to win the game. Take the points with Boston College at home.