|ABC College Football Game of the Week Odds: Florida State vs. Clemson|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 18 October 2013 09:00|
Florida State vs. Clemson Odds
Florida State is 5-0 overall, 3-0 in the ACC, 2-0 on the road and 4-1 against the spread. Clemson is 6-0 overall, 4-0 in the ACC, 4-0 at home and 3-3 against the spread. The home team has won six straight in this series.
Trends show that the home team has covered the spread in 12 of the last 15 games in this series. Florida State is 0-4 ATS in its last 4 against Clemson and 0-8 ATS in its last 8 trips to Clemson.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Florida State is favored on the road, as the Seminoles have odds of -3 points against Clemson. The over/under total for the game has been set at 64 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had FSU favored by 3 points. The spread fell to 2.5 before bouncing up to 3 points. The over/under total opened at 63.5 points and quickly moved up to 64.
Clemson is coming off a 24-14 win over Boston College. It was Clemson’s lowest point total of the season, as the team is averaging 40.8 points per game and the defense is posting just 16.2 points per contest. Quarterback Tajh Boyd had thrown for 1,783 yards and 15 touchdowns while rushing for 187 yards and five scores. Sammy Watkins has added 36 receptions for 582 yards and four scores.
Florida State is coming off a dominant 63-0 win over Maryland two weeks ago. The Seminoles held Maryland to just 234 total yards while racking up 614 of their own. FSU is now averaging 53.6 points per game while holding opponents to 12 points per game. Jameis Winston has thrown for 1,441 yards and 17 touchdowns to lead the offense. Kenny Shaw and Rashad Greene have combined for 46 receptions for 873 yards and eight touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Clemson defensive end Kevin Dodd (toe) and offensive lineman Patrick DeStefano (neck) are questionable. Florida State linebacker Ukeme Eligwe (suspension) and defensive back Tyler Hunter (neck) are also questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Clemson, as the Tigers are getting 70% of the wagers with odds of +3 points against Florida State on Saturday.