Wolfpack home to Seminoles in NCAAF betting action
Florida State Seminoles vs North Carolina State Wolfpack Odds
The Florida State Seminoles step back into ACC play when they go up against the North Carolina State Wolf Pack Saturday in Raleigh (8 pm ET, ESPN2).
The 5-0 'Noles, who are also 2-0 in ACC play, were early 14-point favorites over 3-2 State.
Betting Line: Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the Seminoles listed as 13.5-point favorites earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under line was unavaiilable earlier in the week.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Power Rankings at OddsShark have the No. 2-rated Seminoles taking on the No. 60-rated Wolfpack in this contest. Handicapping models indicate a 68-37 win for the Seminoles on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits North Carolina State's No. 54-ranked offense, averaging 30.2 PPG, against a Seminoles defense that ranks No. 7 this week at 11.4 PPG. The Wolfpack aerial game is averaging 284.4 yards per game, more than the Seminoles secondary allows through the air, 128.4 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Seminoles feature the league's No. 39-rated road run defense, allowing 125 yards per game. North Carolina State, meanwhile, ranks No. 66 in rushing offense at home.
Florida State was a 30-17 winner in their most recent outing on the road against South Florida. They failed to cover the 16.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (47) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Seminoles grabbed a Week 5 victory over the Bulls in their last game, winning 30-17 at Raymond James Stadium.
North Carolina State was a 44-37 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Miami. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (81) made winners of OVER bettors. Mike Glennon's 440-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as Miami earned a 44-37 win over North Carolina State on Saturday at Sun Life Stadium.
Florida State Seminoles Trends:
When playing in October are 8-2
When playing on grass are 9-1
After outgaining opponent are 10-0
When playing within the conference are 7-3
North Carolina State Wolfpack Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on grass are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 4-6
A few Seminoles at Wolfpack trends to consider:
Florida State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Florida State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida State's last 5 games on the road
Florida State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing North Carolina State
North Carolina State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of North Carolina State's last 5 games when playing Florida State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of North Carolina State's last 5 games when playing at home against Florida State
North Carolina State is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
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