|ABC College Football Game of the Week Odds: Miami vs. Florida State|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 01 November 2013 10:00|
Miami vs. Florida State Odds
Miami is 7-0 overall, 3-0 in the ACC, 5-0 at home and 4-3 against the spread. Florida State is 7-0 overall, 5-0 in the ACC, 3-0 on the road and 5-2 against the spread. Florida State has won three straight over Miami.
Trends show that the road team is 6-1 against the spread in the last 7 in this series and Miami is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 trips to Florida State. The underdog has also covered in 13 of the last 16 in this series.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Florida State is the big favorite at home, as the Seminoles have odds of -22 points against Miami. The over/under total for the game has been set at 61 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Florida State favored by 22 points. The spread dropped to 21.5 and climbed to 22.5 before falling back to 22. The over/under total for the game opened at 61 points and hasn’t changed.
Florida State has looked dominant this season and is coming off a 49-17 win over N.C. State at home. FSU has won every game this year by at least 14 points and scored a minimum of 41 points in each game. The offense is averaging 52.6 points per game, while the defense is allowing 13 points per contest. Jameis Winston is emerging as a Heisman candidate, as he has thrown for 2,177 yards and 23 touchdowns with only four interceptions. Rashad Greene is his leading receiver, as Greene has 39 catches for 690 yards and eight touchdowns.
Miami is coming off a 24-21 scare against Wake Forest last week. The Hurricanes have now had their last two games decided by a total of 7 points. Miami is averaging 39.6 points per game on offense, but the defense is holding opponents to just 17.7 points per game. Quarterback Stephen Morris has thrown for 1,463 yards with 10 touchdowns, but also has eight interceptions. Duke Johnson is leading the offense, as he has 823 rushing yards and nine scores.
In terms of Injuries, Florida State defensive back Tyler Hunter (neck) is questionable for the game while Miami receiver Phillip Dorsett (knee) is also questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Miami, as the Hurricanes are getting 56% of the wagers with odds of +22 points at Florida State on Saturday.