Florida State Seminoles vs Boston College Eagles in NCAAF odds tilt
Boston College Eagles vs Florida State Seminoles Odds
Florida State will look to improve on its 5-1 record this week when they host Boston College in Week 7 action at Doak Campbell Stadium on Saturday.
The Seminoles are 5-1 so far on the season, and 2-3 ATS vs. the number. The Eagles, meanwhile, are 1-4 and 1-4 ATS. Over under bettors have seen Florida State go 3-2 and the Eagles go 3-1 on the totals.
Betting Line: Bettors looking to back the visiting Eagles in this one found them as 27-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Seminoles - Eagles odds would favor the Seminoles if the lines were set according to power ranks. Florida State is rated No. 2 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Eagles sit at No. 97. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 62-28 win for the Seminoles.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Florida State's No. 7-ranked offense (45.2 PPG) against a Eagles defense that ranks No. 84 at 29 PPG. The Seminoles passing attack has averaged 272.3 yards per game, more than the Eagles give up through the air (210.8 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Eagles feature the league's No. 124-rated road run defense, allowing 404.5 yards per game. Florida State, meanwhile, ranks No. 12 in rushing offense at home.
Boston College lost its last outing, a 34-31 result against Army on October 6. Boston College failed to cover in that game as a 7-point favorite, while the 65 combined points took the game OVER the total. Andre Williams tore up the turf for 191 rushing yards in the latest Eagles game, a 34-31 loss to the Black Knights at Michie Stadium.
Florida State lost its last outing, a 17-16 result against North Carolina State on October 6. Florida State failed to cover in that game as a 17-point favorite, while the 33 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Chris Thompson tore up the turf for 141 rushing yards in the latest Seminoles game, a 17-16 loss to the Wolfpack at Carter-Finley Stadium.
Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on grass are 3-7
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 3-7
Florida State Seminoles Trends:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on grass are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 9-1
When playing within the conference are 7-3
A few Eagles at Seminoles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Boston College's last 13 games on the road
Boston College is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Boston College is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Boston College is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Florida State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Florida State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Florida State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Boston College
Boston College at Georgia Tech, Saturday, October 20
Florida State at Miami, Saturday, October 20