Seminoles battle Terrapins in Week 6 odds
|Maryland Terrapins||Florida State Seminoles|
No. 8 Florida State, headed for its showdown with Clemson in a couple weeks, first must take care of business against 4-0 Maryland Saturday afternoon in Tallahassee (noon ET, ESPN).
As of early this week the 4-0 Seminoles, who have won the last six games in this series by an average of almost three touchdowns per, were favored by 14 points over the Terps, who are also 4-0 ATS this year.
The Seminoles are 4-0 so far on the season, and 3-1 ATS vs. the number. The Terrapins, meanwhile, are 4-0 and 4-0 ATS. Over under bettors have seen Florida State go 4-0 and the Terrapins go 2-2 on the totals.
The game pits the Seminoles, currently No. 2 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Terrapins, who rate No. 67 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 40-14 victory for the Seminoles.
Jameis Winston's 335-yard performance through the air was enough last time out, as Florida State earned a 48-34 win over Boston College on Saturday at Alumni Stadium.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Florida State's No. 4-ranked offense (51.25 PPG) against a Terrapins defense that ranks No. 3 at 10.25 PPG. The Seminoles passing attack has averaged 292 yards per game, more than the Terrapins give up through the air (165.25 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Terrapins feature the league's No. 42-rated road run defense, allowing 148 yards per game. Florida State, meanwhile, ranks No. 10 in rushing offense at home.
A few Terrapins at Seminoles trends to consider:
Maryland is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Florida State
Maryland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Florida State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Maryland's last 6 games when playing Florida State
Maryland is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Florida State
Florida State is 3-5-1 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Maryland
Florida State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Maryland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida State's last 6 games when playing Maryland
Florida State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Maryland
Maryland at Virginia, Saturday, October 12th
Florida State at Clemson, Saturday, October 19th