Boston College Eagles at Florida State Seminoles - 11/11/16 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boston College Eagles (4-5) at Florida State Seminoles (5-3)
College Football: Friday, November 11, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Doak Campbell Stadium)
The Line: Florida State Seminoles -21 -- Over/Under: 52.5 See the Latest Odds
The Boston College Eagles will travel to play the Florida State Seminoles in an ACC college football game on Friday night.
The Florida State Seminoles are 6-3 (3-3) this season after beating NC State by a score of 24-20 in their last game. Florida State has won 3 of their last 4 games and is currently 4th in the ACC Atlantic standings. The Florida State offense is averaging 33.6 points per game with 190.9 rushing yards and 279.7 passing yards per game. Deondre Francois is completing 60% of his passes for 2492 yards, 12 touchdowns, and 4 interceptions for Florida State. Dalvin Cook has rushed for 1134 yards and 12 touchdowns, while Jacques Patrick has added 281 yards and 4 scores for the Seminoles. Travis Rudolph has caught 38 passes for 599 yards and 4 touchdowns, while Jesus Wilson has added 30 catches for 390 yards and 1 touchdown for Florida State. The Florida State defense is giving up 28.8 points per game with 153.8 rushing yards and 257.3 passing yards per game. DeMarcus Walker has led the FSU defense with 52 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, and 10.5 sacks, while Derrick Nnadi has added 34 tackles, 6 tackles for loss, and 3.5 sacks. Ricky Aguayo has gone 15-20 on field goals, with a long of 47 yards.
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The Boston College Eagles are 4-5 (1-5) this season after losing to Louisville by a score of 52-7 in their last game. Boston College has lost 3 of their last 4 games and is currently last in the ACC Atlantic standings. The Boston College offense is averaging 19.4 points per game with 157.6 rushing yards and 154.6 passing yards per game. Patrick Towles is completing 51% of his passes for 1293 yards, 8 touchdowns, and 6 interceptions for BC. Jon Hilliman has rushed for 432 yards and 5 touchdowns, while Davon Jones has added 290 rushing yards and 1 touchdown for Boston College. Michael Walker has caught 24 passes for 281 yards and 2 touchdowns, while Jeff Smith has added 18 catches for 284 yards and 3 scores for the Eagles. The Boston College defense is giving up 26.2 points per game with 106.6 rushing yards and 216 passing yards per game. John Johnson has led the Boston College defense with 51 tackles and 2 interceptions, while Matt Milano has added 50 tackles, 9.5 tackles for loss, and 5 sacks. Mike Knoll has gone 7-8 on field goals, with a long of 40 yards.
Boston College is 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games on grass and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The under is 6-1-1 in Boston College’s last 8 Friday games. Florida State is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 November games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games on grass. The under is 4-1 in Florida State’s last 5 games. The road team is 8-3 ATS in these two teams last 11 meetings.
Florida State comes into this game as a much better team than Boston College and will be at home for this game. Boston College struggles on offense, but isn’t too bad on the defensive side of the ball. Florida State has a much better offensive attack and should be able to win this game with no problem. Boston College has been blown out a few times this season and I think it will happen here again.