Clemson vs. Florida St. Prediction

Florida State Seminoles vs. Clemson Tigers, 10/27/18 Predictions & Odds

Is No. 2 Clemson giving up too many points on the road when it takes on one of its ACC rivals, Florida State, this afternoon at Noon ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

205 Clemson at 206 Florida State

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Noon ET – Doak Campbell Stadium


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Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers at, Clemson is favored on the road, as the Tigers are getting odds of -17 points against Florida State. The over/under total is currently listed at 50 points. The public betting for this game currently has 53 percent going on Clemson on the road. 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.

FSU seeking marquee win

Despite a disappointing loss to Miami where it blew a big lead, Florida State has won three of its last four, including a 38-17 win over Wake Forest last weekend. The Seminoles are 4-3 on the year, 2-3 in the ACC, 3-4 against the spread and 4-3 with the over. FSU has covered in two straight and three of its last four.

Florida State is holding opponents to just 24 points and 371.7 yards per game. Their run defense is allowing only 100.4 yards per game. Offensively, FSU is putting up 25.1 points and 364.1 yards per game. Deondre Francois has thrown for 1,859 yards and 13 touchdowns, but also has six interceptions. Cam Akers is the leading rusher on the team with 460 rushing yards and three touchdowns.

Clemson perfect so far

The Tigers are coming off a dominant 41-7 win over N.C. State last week to improve to 7-0 on the season. Clemson is also 4-0 in the ACC, 3-4 against the spread and 4-3 with the over/under. The Tigers have covered the spread in two straight and three of their last four games.

Clemson has been pretty dominant on both sides of the ball this season. Defensively, the Tigers are allowing just 13.4 points and 266.3 yards per game. Their pass defense is giving up just 158.6 yards per game. Offensively, Clemson is putting up 42 points and 522.4 yards per game. Travis Etienne is leading the offense with 800 rushing yards and 14 touchdowns while Trevor Lawrence has thrown for 1,176 yards and 12 touchdowns with just two interceptions.

College Football Betting Trends

Florida State

Florida State is 5-2 against the spread in their last seven home games and 7-2 ATS in their last nine games on grass.


Clemson is 5-1 against the spread in their last six conference games and 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games against Florida State.


Clemson has really been rolling as of late. They have won their last two by at least 30 and three of their last four by at least 28. The scare against Syracuse came without Lawrence for most of the game due to injury. While FSU has been playing better, the Seminoles haven’t faced a defense like Clemson. The Tigers should be able to shutdown the Seminoles and then rack up enough points on offense to cover this spread.

College Football Prediction: Clemson -17


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