Check out the Florida State vs. Boston College Fearless prediction and game preview.
Florida State (6-3) vs. Boston College (4-5) Game Preview
Date: Friday, Nov. 11
Game Time: 7:30 pm
Venue: Doak Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee, FL
At least Florida State is bowl eligible.
The Seminoles are slogging through a lost season that should’ve been far more interesting at this point in the season. Instead, the ultra-talented team has three ACC losses being relegated to also-ran status.
However, as hollow as it might seem, there’s still a chance at a ten-win season by winning out. Taking out Florida at the end of the regular season would be fun, but first, the Noles have to get by a plucky Boston College before going to Syracuse.
The Eagles still have a bowl shot, but they’ve got to win two of their last three games with UConn and Wake Forest to finish up. Of course, that would mean getting their second and third ACC wins since 2014.
The defense has been solid at times, especially against the run, but it’s been badly outclassed in losses to Clemson and Louisville over the last month, getting destroyed by a combined score of 108 to 17 against the two stars.
FSU has the talent to do that, but can the beaten, battered and bruised team find the will to get it done?
The depth has been gutted, and it’s starting to show more and more – but the team keeps fighting. Last week, the team got by NC State in a fight, and this week could be a little bit of a battle for a half before everything starts to work.
Dalvin Cook was held to 54 yards in last year’s 14-0 fight against the Eagles, and this year he’s not going to do much more, at least outside of one big scoring dash that should be enough to put the game away early.
BC can’t score. The offense has come to a dead stop at times in ACC play, and it’s not going anywhere this week.
The Noles might not be able to generate enough of a pass rush, but it won’t matter. The Eagles won’t hit the 150-yard passing mark.
Florida State vs. Boston College Prediction
Florida State 37, Boston College 10
Florida State -21, o/u: 48.5
ATS Confidence: 5: Cash in mattress – 1: All political pollsters … 3
Must See Rating: 5: Arrival* – 1: Any political show ever again … 2.5
*To be honest, it looks like yet another brutally dull sci-fi thing, but it’s 100%, so you’re supposed to see it or else.