|Florida State vs. Maryland College Football Week 12 Odds & Spread|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 14 November 2012 09:30|
Florida State vs. Maryland Odds
Florida State is 9-1 on the season, 6-1 in the ACC and 3-1 on the road. Maryland is 4-6 overall, 2-4 in ACC play and 2-3 at home. The Terrapins are 4-6 against the spread this season while the Seminoles are just 3-6 ATS. Florida State has won five straight in this series.
Trends show that Florida State is 4-1 against the spread in its last 5 meetings with Maryland. These two teams have combined to hit the under in 4 of their last 5 meetings and in 4 of their last 5 meetings at Maryland.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Florida State is the clear favorite to win this game, as the Seminoles have odds of -31 points at Maryland. The over/under total for the game has been set at 45.5 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Florida State favored by 31 points as well. The spread dropped to 29.5 points during the week before climbing back up to 31 points.
Florida State is coming off a tough 28-22 win at Virginia Tech last Thursday. The Seminoles have won four straight since a 17-16 loss at North Carolina State back on Oct. 6. FSU currently ranks fourth in the nation in scoring (43.1 ppg) and fourth in the country in defensive scoring (13 ppg). The team is being led on the year by quarterback E.J. Manuel, who has thrown for 2,641 yards and 19 touchdowns.
Maryland is coming off a 45-10 loss at Clemson last week. The Terrapins have now lost four straight games heading into this meeting with FSU. Maryland is holding its opponents to just 24 points per game but the offense is scoring only 18.9 points per contest. Maryland is being led this year by receiver Stefon Diggs, who has caught 43 passes for 721 yards and six touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Maryland running back Wes Brown is questionable with an ankle injury while linebacker Demetrius Hartsfield is out with a knee injury. Florida State defensive tackle Moses McCray is questionable due to a concussion while defensive back Justin Bright is questionable with a head injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Florida State. The Seminoles are getting 58% of the wagers with odds of -31 points at Maryland on Saturday.