Syracuse Orange At Florida State Seminoles: College Football Betting Preview And Insights – October 2, 2021

Written By Staff on September 27, 2021 - Last Updated on November 7, 2021

The Florida State Seminoles (0-4, 0-2 ACC) will be aiming to end a four-game losing streak against the Syracuse Orange (3-1, 0-0 ACC). Despite that, the Seminoles are the favorites, expected to win by at least a field goal but less than a touchdown (currently -5.5). The over/under for this one is set at 50.5 points.

Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Florida State -5.5 -110 -110 50.5 -115 -105

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 2, 2021, 12:00 AM ET. See the table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

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Game Information

  • Game Day: Saturday, October 2, 2021
  • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • Location: Tallahassee, Florida
  • Stadium: Doak Campbell Stadium

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Orange Player Insights

  • Garrett Shrader has thrown for 317 yards (79.3 ypg) to lead Syracuse, completing 59.5% of his passes and tossing one touchdown pass and one interception this season. He’s also run for 97 yards (24.3 ypg) on 30 carries with four rushing touchdowns.
  • The team’s top rusher, Sean Tucker, has carried the ball 83 times for 536 yards (134 per game), with seven touchdowns this year. He’s proven to be a dual threat, racking up 175 receiving yards (43.8 per game) on nine catches with one receiving touchdown.
  • Taj Harris has collected 171 receiving yards (42.8 yards per game), reeling in 16 passes this year.
  • Damien Alford’s two catches have netted him 92 yards (46 ypg) and one touchdown.

Orange Team Stats

  • The Orange’s average points scored this year (30.5) and the Seminoles’ points allowed (31.8) are within 1.3 points of each other.
  • The Seminoles put up 23 points per game, 5.2 more than the Orange surrender per matchup (17.8).
  • This season Syracuse has a 2-1 record in games when it holds opponents to fewer than 23 points.
  • The Orange offense has accumulated 22.7 less yards per game than the Seminoles defense has surrendered this year (392.3 to 415).
  • The Seminoles rank 94th in college football with three turnovers forced, while the Orange have committed three (27th).

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Orange Betting Insights

  • Syracuse has covered the spread three times over three games with a set spread.
  • The Orange have a perfect 1-0 ATS record when playing as at least 5.5-point underdogs.
  • This year, Syracuse’s games have hit the over once out of three chances.
  • The Orange picked up a 24-21 victory last time out against the Liberty Flames, covering the spread as 6.5-point underdogs.
  • A total of 54 was set for that game, which the teams went under.

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