|2012 ACC Championship Game Odds: Florida State vs. Georgia Tech|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 29 November 2012 09:30|
ACC Championship Game Odds
Florida State is 10-2 on the season and 7-1 in the ACC. Georgia Tech is 6-6 overall and 5-3 in conference play. The Seminoles are 3-8 against the spread this season while the Yellowjackets are 7-5 ATS. Georgia Tech has won it last two meetings with Florida State.
Trends show that Florida State is 10-1-1 against the spread in its last 12 games at a neutral site and 6-1-1 ATS in its last 8 games in December. Georgia Tech is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at a neutral site and 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games in December.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Florida State is the clear favorite in this game, as the Seminoles have odds of -14 points against Georgia Tech. The over/under total has been set at 62 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Florida State favored by 13 points. The spread never got lower than that and is currently at its peak with the Seminoles favored by 14 points.
Florida State is coming off a 37-26 loss to Florida at home last week. That snapped a five-game winning streak for the Seminoles after they had gotten back into the BCS title picture. On the season, FSU is averaging 41.5 points per game on offense while allowing just 15.1 points per contest on defense. Quarterback E.J. Manuel is leading FSU this year, as he has thrown for 2,967 yards and 22 touchdowns.
Georgia Tech is coming off a 42-10 loss at Georgia last week. That loss snapped a three-game winning streak for the Jackets. Georgia Tech is currently averaging 36.2 points per game on offense this year while the defense is allowing 30.7 points per game. Quarterback Tevin Washington has thrown for 1,097 yards and seven touchdowns this season while rushing for 618 yards and 18 touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Florida State defensive end Cornellius Smiley is out with an ankle injury while tight end Will Tye is questionable with a back injury. Georgia Tech running back Orwin Smith is questionable with an ankle injury while offensive lineman Ray Beno is questionable with a knee injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Florida State. The Seminoles are getting 81% of the wagers with odds of -14 points against Georgia Tech on Saturday.