|College Football Week 6 Odds: Florida State vs. North Carolina State|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 05 October 2012 07:30|
Florida St. vs. N.C. State Odds
Florida State is 5-0 on the season, 2-0 in the ACC and 1-0 on the road. N.C. State is 3-2 overall, 0-1 in the ACC and 2-0 at home. The Seminoles are 1-3-1 against the spread this year while the Wolfpack are 1-3 ATS. Florida State has won four of its last five against N.C. State.
Trends show that Florida State is just 1-9-1 against the spread in its last 11 meetings with the Wolfpack and 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 trips to N.C. State. These two teams have hit the under in 4 of their last 5 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Florida State is the clear favorite on the road, as the Seminoles are getting odds of -17 points at N.C. State. The over/under total for the game has been set at 54 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds had Florida State as just a 14-point favorite. The spread was as low as 13.5 during the week before closing at its peak of 17 points.
Florida State is coming off a 30-17 win over South Florida last week. The Seminoles rank in the top 10 in the country in three major statistical categories. FSU is 6th in scoring (51 ppg), 7th in defensive scoring (11.4 ppg) and 8th in rushing offense (261.2 ypg). The team is currently being led by quarterback E.J. Manuel, who has thrown for 1,147 yards and 9 TDs this season.
N.C. State is coming off a 44-37 loss to Miami last week. The Wolfpack are scoring 30.2 points per game this season while giving up just 21.4 points per contest. N.C. State has a strong passing attack behind the arm of Mike Glennon. Glennon has thrown for 1,422 yards and 10 TDs to lead the Wolfpack this year.
In terms of Injuries, Florida State linebacker Ukeme Eligwe is questionable with a hand injury while safety Justin Bright is questionable with a head injury. N.C. State has listed no injuries for this game.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Florida State. The Seminoles are getting 73% of the wagers with odds of -17 points at N.C. State on Saturday.