|ABC College Football Week 5 Odds: Florida State vs. Boston College|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 25 September 2013 11:00|
Florida State vs. Boston College Odds
Florida State is 3-0 on the season, 1-0 on the road and 3-0 against the spread. Boston College is 2-1 overall, 2-0 at home and 1-2 against the spread. Florida State has won its last three against Boston College.
Trends show that road team is 6-2 against the spread in the last 8 games in this series and the underdog has covered the spread in 5 of their last 7 encounters.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Florida State is the clear favorite on the road, as the Seminoles have odds of -21.5 points at Boston College. The over/under total for the game has been set at 52 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Florida State favored by 22.5 points. The spread dropped to 21 points before moving up to FSU -21.5. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 52 points.
Florida State is 3-0 on the season thanks to a 54-6 win over Behtune-Cookman at home. The Seminoles are posting 52.3 points per game on offense while allowing only 8.7 points per game defensively. Jameis Winston is leading the team with 718 passing yards and eight touchdowns while running back Devonta Freeman has rushed for 273 yards and two touchdowns. Receiver Kenny Shaw has added 14 catches for 277 yards and a touchdown.
Boston College is coming off a 35-7 loss at USC two weeks ago. It was the first loss of the season for the Eagles. Boston College was held to just 184 total yards in the loss while allowing 521 yards to the Trojans. Boston College is averaging just 18.3 points and 303.7 yards per game on offense. Running back Andre Williams is leading the team with 356 yards and two touchdowns. Quarterback Chase Rettig has added 491 yards and four touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, FSU defensive tackle Eddie Goldman and linebacker Christian Jones may be suspended for the game. Boston College quarterback Josh Bordner (knee) and linebacker Josh Keyes (neck) are both questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Florida State, as the Seminoles are getting 84% of the wagers with odds of -21.5 points at Boston College on Saturday.