Florida State were able to win 27 games in a row, but this impressive winning streak will be put in jeopardy when they take on the Gators at home on Saturday when these two state rivals square off, in a match that fans and online bookmakers believe could prove to be a real show.
The Seminoles kept on looking for ways to win games after beating Boston College 20-17 in the last seconds last week, but were not able to cover for the ninth time out of their last 12 meetings as the favorites by 16.5 points.
The betting line opened with Florida State as the favorites by 10 points.
Lately, Florida did a very good job on the field besides losing 23-20 to South Carolina, and two weeks ago were the favorites by 6.5 points. Over the last four weeks, they’re 3-0 SU and ATS in three other meetings, which include a 52-3 thrashing last Saturday of Eastern Kentucky as the favorites by 30.5 points.
This season, being able to cover against the Seminoles was not very hard at all, as was shown last week by Boston College.
This year, the Seminoles were not able to cover many games at all, but when they have the motivation, they can be a real threat on the field. Double digits decided the last seven games that took place between the Gators and Seminoles, and during that time, 14 points happened to be the smallest margin of a win.
Florida State were able to win three out of the last four meetings that they played with Florida both SU and ATS, and online bookmakers saw that this season, six out of the 11 times that they won were done by 11 or more points. Even though that doesn’t sound like much at all, it does show that the Seminoles are still able to make very big wins when they are called to do so, and many fans believe this clash could very well fall into that category.
The Seminoles simply cannot lose this game, and their win could be a very nice one. Many experts believe that the Seminoles will be the ones to cover and win, and also think that they should not have any major issues doing so, but what will happen on the field on Saturday between these teams remains to be seen.