|2013 ABC College Football Week 9 Odds: N.C. State vs. Florida State|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 24 October 2013 08:00|
N.C. State vs. Florida State Odds
Florida State is 6-0 on the season, 4-0 in the ACC, 3-0 at home and 5-1 against the spread. North Carolina State is 3-3 overall, 0-3 in the ACC, 0-1 on the road and 3-3 against the spread. The home team has won four straight in this series.
Trends show that N.C. State is 12-3-1 against the spread in its last 16 meetings with the Seminoles and 5-1 ATS in its last 6 trips to Florida State. The two have hit the under in 5 of their last 6 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Florida State is favored at home, as the Seminoles have odds of -31.5 points against N.C. State. The over/under total for the game has been set at 58 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Florida State favored by 28.5. The spread made the steady climb up to 31.5. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 58 points.
Florida State is coming off a dominant 51-14 win over Clemson last week. The Seminoles racked up an impressive 565 yards against the Tigers while holding Clemson to 326 yards and creating four turnovers. FSU is now posting 53.2 points per game on the season while giving up just 12.3 points per game. Jameis Winston has thrown for 1,885 yards and 20 touchdowns to lead FSU this season while Rashad Greene and Kenny Shaw have combined for 59 receptions for 883 yards and 10 scores.
N.C. State is coming off a 24-10 loss to Syracuse two weeks ago. The Wolfpack have now lost three of their last four, all by double digits. N.C. State is now posting just 24.7 points per game on offense while allowing 21.2 points per game defensively. Pete Thomas has thrown for 1,314 yards and three touchdowns, but also has eight interceptions. The rushing attack has struggled this year, as no single player has rushed for 200 yards.
In terms of Injuries, Florida State defensive back Tyler Hunter (neck) is questionable for the game while N.C. State defensive end Darryl Cato-Bishop (ankle) and tackle Rob Crisp (undisclosed) are both questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Florida State, as the Seminoles are getting 71% of the wagers with odds of -31.5 points against N.C. State on Saturday.