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FSU road chalk at Boston College

Florida State is a big favorite as they look to pick up their fourth consecutive win in an ACC road battle in chilly Boston against the BC Eagles.

The Eagles are 2-6 so far on the season, and 3-5 ATS vs. the number. The Seminoles, meanwhile, are 5-3 and 4-4 ATS. Over under bettors have seen Boston College go 1-7 which may force bettors to check out the total where TopBet had the best number today at 44.5, -110.

View Florida State vs Boston College Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Oddsmakers opened the Eagles as 16-point underdogs in the game, but that has been bet down to -14.5 at some shop with sharp NCAA football odds, such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Eagles rated this week at No. 103 and the Seminoles sitting at No. 17. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 43-19 result in favor of the Seminoles this week.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Boston College's No. 107-ranked offense (19.9 PPG) against a Seminoles defense that ranks No. 12 at 16.9 PPG. The Eagles passing attack has averaged 176.4 yards per game, less than the Seminoles give up through the air (198.6 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Seminoles feature the league's No. 12-rated road run defense, allowing 96.7 yards per game. Boston College, meanwhile, ranks No. 91 in rushing offense at home.

Florida State was a 34-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against North Carolina State. They covered the 18.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (34) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Boston College won its last outing, a 28-17 result against Maryland on October 29. Boston College covered in that game as a 6.5-point underdog, while the 45 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Florida State Seminoles Trends:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 5-5

Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing in November are 9-1
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 5-5

 

A few Seminoles at Eagles trends to consider:
Florida State is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games
Florida State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Boston College
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Boston College's last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston College's last 6 games at home
Boston College is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games at home
Boston College is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next up:
Florida State home to Miami, Saturday, November 12
Boston College home to North Carolina State, Saturday, November 12