Florida State Seminoles at Clemson Tigers: Preview and Pick
6 Replies | 255 ViewsOn 10/13/2013 11:29 AM in NCAA Football
In week eight of the college football season there is one game that stands out from the rest. This game could impact the standings for the National Championship. The game that is being referred to is the highly anticipated matchup between the Florida State Seminoles and the Clemson Tigers. Both of these teams are stocked with talent and ready to make a run at the BCS college football championship and there is plenty at stake in this clash, most notably a lead in the ACC and a jump in the college football rankings.
Florida State Seminoles at Clemson Tigers Odds
The college football odds for this game will fluctuate leading up to kick off as both of these teams are well respected by the odds makers and the betting public. This will also be a heavily hyped game with national coverage which means it will attract plenty of betting action prior to the star of the game.
In fact it was officially announced that next week’s edition of ESPN’s College GameDay will set themselves up in Death Valley for the huge top-ten showdown between the Clemson Tigers and the Florida State Seminoles. The matchup will be dynamic redshirt freshman QB Jameis Winston against the mobile and very active signal caller, Tajh Boyd out of Clemson. This will be just one of the many great storylines that will make this game, the one to watch in college football.
The college football trends for this game reveal some very interesting betting angles for both teams. Florida State is 1-7 against the spread (ATS) in its last 8 games on the road but has won five straight on the college football highway. The total has gone over in 4 of Florida State's last 5 games on the road and the total has gone over in 4 of Florida State's last 6 games when playing on the road against Clemson. Florida State is 0-5 straight up and against the spread in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Clemson. In fact Florida State is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Clemson. Clemson is 10-1 straight up in its last 11 games at home, but Clemson is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home. With everything on the line, this could be the game to watch this weekend.
Florida State Seminoles at Clemson Tigers Pick
With plenty of time before kickoff we will wait for more information to come in before we select a side on this contest. Make sure to check back on the day of the game to see who we select as our winner for this big game.