09/15/2018 – Florida State vs Syracuse – Football Preview

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Florida State vs Syracuse

12:00 PM – September 15, 2018

Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY

LINE:

CURRENT:

SYR +3

TOTAL:

70

OPENING:

SYR +3

TOTAL:

64

PAT’S THOUGHTS:

Fascinating game here.  FSU is a dumpster fire.  They almost lost to something called Samford.  And if Samford didn’t caught it up 5 times last week, FSU loses.  And now they are a small favorite over a very underrated Syracuse team?  This one smells fishy to me.  My gut is telling me that FSU finally shows up.  My head is telling me that Syracuse is a tough place to play and they will be jacked up to play a down FSU team.  However, no way will I put my money down to confirm any of those thoughts.
Max’s Thoughts:
This is the single best value I’ve seen against FSU since Boston College was +220 last year. I don’t want to bet it because I hate betting against my guys and want to believe that this is the game that they turn the corner. However, I don’t see it. The o-line is the worst I’ve ever seen having been a season ticket holder since the 90s. If they limit the turnovers, dungey could throw 5-7 TDs. But even if he throws 3, then idk if FSU can catch up

Schedule:

Florida State

DATE

OPPONENT

SCORE

LINE

TOTAL

September 3, 2018

vs Virginia Tech

L 3-24

L -7

U 54

September 8, 2018

vs Samford

W 36 -26

L -31

O 57

September 15, 2018

@ Syracuse

September 22, 2018

vs N Illinois

September 29, 2018

@ Louisville

October 6, 2018

@ Miami

October 20, 2018

vs Wake Forest

October 27, 2018

vs Clemson

November 3, 2018

@ NC State

November 10, 2018

@ Notre Dame

November 17, 2018

vs Boston College

November 24, 2018

vs Florida

Syracuse

DATE

OPPONENT

SCORE

LINE

TOTAL

August 31, 2018

@ W Michigan

W 55-42

W -5

O 65.5

September 8, 2018

vs Wagner

W 62-10

W -45

O 68.5

September 15, 2018

vs Florida State

September 22, 2018

vs UConn

September 29, 2018

@ Clemson

October 6, 2018

@ Pitt

October 20, 2018

vs North Carolina

October 27, 2018

vs NC State

November 3, 2018

@ Wake Forest

November 9, 2018

vs Louisville

November 17, 2018

vs Notre Dame

November 24, 2018

@ Boston College

INJURY REPORT:

Florida State

DATE

POSITION

PLAYER

INJURY

STATUS

September 9, 2018

LB

Amari Gainer

Foot

Questionable

September 11, 2018

RB

Khalan Laborn

Knee

Out

September 5, 2018

OL

Landon Dickerson

Ankle

Out

September 1, 2018

QB

Bailey Hockman

Transferred

Out for Season

Syracuse

DATE

POSITION

PLAYER

INJURY

STATUS

September 9, 2018

DE

Jake Pickard

Knee

Questionable

September 9, 2018

Matt Keller

Ankle

Questionable

August 30, 2018

DL

Zach Morton

Knee

Out

Statistics:

Florida State

OFFENSE:

SEASON

RANK

DEFENSE:

SEASON

RANK

Total Yards

390.5

90

Total Yards

422

96

Passing Yards

276.5

44

Passing Yards

341

122

Rushing Yards

114

109

Rushing Yards

81

20

Points

19.5

108

Points

25

76

Turnovers

6

118

Turnovers

5

13

Syracuse

OFFENSE:

Season

Rank

DEFENSE:

Season

Rank

Total Yards

508

30

Total Yards

454.5

108

Passing Yards

233.5

70

Passing Yards

313

115

Rushing Yards

274.5

22

Rushing Yards

141.5

65

Points

58.5

7

Points

26

82

Turnovers

2

33

Turnovers

5

13


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