Florida State at NC State Pick and Preview
- Updated: October 15, 2008
College Football Betting Preview
Florida State (4-1) at NC State (2-4)
Thursday, 7:30 pm Eastern – ESPN
SBG Global Opening Line: Florida State – 11.5 , Total 48
Florida State and NC State are getting used to meeting on Thursday nights. It is the third time in the last four Thursday games that Florida State has played at NC State. The Wolfpack won the last Thursday night meeting between the teams in Carter-Finley Stadium in 2006. The game will be the 73rd appearance on an ESPN network for Florida State. They are 56-16 in the previous 72 games. FSU is 2-3 in their last five games played at Carter Finley Stadium. SBG Global reports that early College Football betting has the public taking Florida State on the Road.
The game is a big one for both teams, especially for Florida State who wants to make a good impression. “This is a lot of great exposure for the program. I am actually really looking forward to this game. When we head up to Raleigh, we know that this going to be a really big game for us.” FSU running back Antone Smith said, “We just have to go out there and play our game and nail down the plays well that the coaches call and give it our all on the field.” Florida State has the 14th ranked rushing offense in the country. They had 310 yards on the ground in their win over Miami. Smith has 394 yards and has 9 touchdowns this year.
Here are the College Football betting stats for Thursday’s game. The Seminoles are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games in October. The Seminoles are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 Thursday games. The road team is 5-2-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings between the two teams. The Seminoles are 0-6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings between the two teams.
The Wolfpack are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games in October. The Wolfpack are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a bye week. The Wolfpack are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 home games vs. a team with a winning road record. The Wolfpack are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 conference games. The underdog is 6-0-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings between the two teams.
SBG Global Current Line: Florida State – 11 , Total 48
The Over is 5-1 in the Seminoles last 6 road games. The Over is 9-2 in the Seminoles last 11 games in October. The Over is 4-0 in the Wolfpack’s last 4 vs. a team with a winning record. The Under is 6-1 in the Wolfpack’s last 7 Thursday games. The Over is 5-1 in the Wolfpack’s last 6 home games. The Over is 5-2-1 in the Wolfpack’s last 8 games in October.
Pick Over 2 out of 5 units, 1 out of 5 units NC St
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