Check out our free Seminoles vs Cardinals pick and preview for NCAAF week 3 game in Louisville. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NCAAF matchup.
Seminoles vs Cardinals Pick & Preview- NCAAF Week 3
The Seminoles will play host to the Cardinals at Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, KY, with a kickoff scheduled for 7:30 PM ET. The game will be televised on ESPN. In a matchup between two Atlantic Coast teams, the Seminoles are -2.5 favorites on the road. The over-under point total is currently set at 57.0.
Seminoles vs Cardinals Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAF
- Teams: Florida State Seminoles at Louisville Cardinals
- Where: Louisville at Cardinal Stadium
- Date: Friday, September 16th
- Betting Odds:
- FLST -2.5, FLST -142 | LOU +115 O/U 57.0
Heading into this week’s matchup, the Seminoles travel to take on the Louisville Cardinals with an overall record of 2-0. This will be their first game in the Atlantic Coast.
In their last game, Florida State defeated LSU 24-23, despite being the 4.0 point underdogs. With their 47 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 50.5. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 348 yards, with 139 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 80th in rush yards allowed per-game. Currently, Florida State is ranked 64th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 209 yards through the air.
On offense, the Seminoles are averaging 35.5 points per-game, good for 60th in the NCAA. So far, a majority of their touchdowns have come on the ground, as they have rushed for 7, while throwing for 2. This season, Florida State has been able to establish the run game, as they are averaging 269.0 yards per-game (7th), while handing the ball off an average of 46.0 times per-game. Heading into the game, the Seminoles will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per-game average of 246.0 yards places them 80th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 131st ranked team in attempts per contest (27.5).
As the Cardinals travel to take on the Florida State Seminoles, they have an overall record of 1-1. This includes going 0-1 in Atlantic Coast action.
In their last game, Louisville defeated UCF 20-14, despite being the 5.5 point underdogs. With their 34 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 62.5. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 339 yards, with 208 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 137th in rush yards allowed per-game. Currently, Louisville is ranked 44th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 131 yards through the air.
On offense, the Cardinals are averaging 13.5 points per-game, good for 151st in the NCAA. So far, a majority of their touchdowns have come on the ground, as they have rushed for 3, while throwing for 0. When looking at the team’s performance in the run game, they are currently 61st in yards per-game at 181.5. On average, they hand the ball off 38.0 times per contest. Heading into the game, the Cardinals will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per-game average of 199.0 yards places them 123rd in the NCAA. So far, they are the 147th ranked team in attempts per contest (26.0).
Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game
In terms of betting, the Seminoles have an ATS record of 1-0-0. Their current over-under record sits at 0-1-0. Across their 5 previous road games, Florida State has an ATS mark of 3-2-0. Their straight up record in these matchups was 2-3-0 while averaging 23.2 points per game.
In terms of betting, the Cardinals have an ATS record of 1-1-0. Their current over-under record sits at 0-2-0. When looking at their past 5 home matchups, Louisville has an ATS record of 2-3-0 while averaging 28.4 per game. The team went 2-3-0 overall in these games.
Seminoles vs Cardinals Pick
Free Spread Prediction: Louisville Cardinals 2.5
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