|2013 ACC College Football Week 12 Odds: Florida State vs. Syracuse|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 13 November 2013 13:00|
Syracuse vs. Florida State Odds
Florida State is 9-0 on the season, 7-0 in the ACC, 5-0 at home and 7-2 against the spread. Syracuse is 5-4 overall, 3-2 in the ACC, 2-2 on the road and 6-3 against the spread. Florida State has won its last four meetings with Syracuse.
Trends show that Syracuse is 2-6 against the spread in its last 8 road games against a team with a winning home record. Florida State is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games on grass and 4-1 ATS in its last 5 ACC games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Florida State is the overwhelming favorite in the game, as the Seminoles have odds of -39 points against Syracuse. The over/under total for the game has been set at 58.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Florida State favored by 38.5 points. The spread quickly bumped up to 39. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 58.5 points.
Florida State is coming off a 59-3 win at Wake Forest last week. The Seminoles have now won their last five games by at least 27 points. Florida State ranks second in the country in scoring at 52 points per game, while the defense is fourth in the nation, giving up just 12 points per game. FSU quarterback Jameis Winston has thrown for 2,661 yards and 26 touchdowns to lead the offense, while Rashad Greene has 50 receptions for 820 yards and eight scores.
Syracuse is coming off a 20-3 win over Maryland last week. The Orange have won two straight entering this game, but are still averaging just 24.6 points per game on offense. The defense hasn’t been too bad this season, holding opponents to just 22.9 points per game. The offense is being led by running back Jerome Smith, who has rushed for 705 yards and 10 touchdowns. Terrel Hunt has thrown for 946 yards and seven touchdowns to go with seven interceptions.
In terms of Injuries, Florida State defensive backs Tyler Hunter (neck) and Terrence Brooks (concussion) are both questionable for the game. Syracuse had no new injuries to report.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Florida State, as the Seminoles are getting 87% of the wagers with odds of -39 points against Syracuse on Saturday.