Florida St. vs. Miami Total Prediction
Will No. 17 Miami be able to add to the woes of Florida State when the two rivals meet up later today at 3:30PM ET?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Saturday, October 6, 2018
3:30PM ET – Hard Rock Stadium
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, Miami is the favorite at home, as the Hurricanes are getting odds of -13.5 points against Florida State. The over/under total for contest is currently listed at 48.5 points. The public betting for this game currently has 61 percent going on Miami at home. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our College Football Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
Miami wins four straight
The Hurricanes have won four straight since losing their season opener at LSU, including a 47-10 win over North Carolina last week. Miami is now 4-1 overall, 1-0 in the ACC, 3-2 against the spread and 4-1 with the over.
Miami’s defense has been very strong this year, allowing just 16.8 points and 244.8 yards per game. Their pass defense is allowing only 138.8 yards per game. Offensively, Miami is putting up 44.2 points and 430.2 yards per game. Travis Homer and DeeJay Dallas have combined for 702 rushing yards and three touchdowns to lead the offense. N’Kosi Perry has emerged as the QB for Miami, throwing for 442 yards and seven touchdowns in limited action.
FSU slowly building
The Seminoles have lost a pair of ACC games already, but are coming off back-to-back wins over Northern Illinois and Louisville. FSU is now 3-2 overall, 1-2 in the ACC, 1-4 against the spread and 3-2 with the over.
FSU is putting up 22.2 points and 372.8 yards per game on offense this season. Their run game has been lacking, averaging just 97.4 yards per contest. Deondre Francois has thrown for 1,377 yards and nine touchdowns while Cam Akers is the leading rusher with 316 yards and a touchdown. Defensively, FSU is allowing 24.6 points and 385.4 yards per game. Their pass defense is giving up 284.4 yards per game.
College Football Betting Trends
Miami has hit the under in five straight games in October and in eight of its last 10 conference games.
Florida State is 7-2-1 with the under in its last 10 road games and in six of its last eight games in October.
These two have trended with the under, hitting it in seven straight meetings. Miami’s defense should be able to lock up this FSU offense, which hasn’t shown a lot of ability to move the ball against good teams. The Hurricanes have an offense that can put up a lot of points, but Florida State should have the athletes and motivation of a rivalry game to earn some stops along the way. I think this game is low-scoring and continues the under trend for these two.
College Football Prediction: Florida State/Miami Under 48.5