The Florida State Seminoles are in South Florida to face the University of Miami (FL) Hurricanes (4-4, 2-2) tonight in primetime from the Miami Dolphins home stadium in Miami Gardens. The game is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 p.m. and will be televised nationally on the ABC network.
Florida State (5-3, 3-3) can earn bowl eligibility for the first time since 2019 with a win over Miami tonight. The Noles lead the ACC in yards per rush (5.65), yards per completion (14.05), rushing offense (209.6) and fewest sacks allowed (10).
The Hurricanes lead the all-time series 35-31, while the Noles hold an 11-7 lead since Miami joined the ACC in 2004, including 6-3 in the Miami Dolphins Stadium.
FSU leads the all-time series in games played in Miami, 20-18, while Miami leads 16-11, in games played in Tallahassee. Miami has won four of the last five matchups dating back to 2017, but the Noles beat the Canes last year, 31-28.
The Seminoles rank 2nd in the ACC in total offense and third-down conversion percentage. FSU’s average of 487 yards of total offense per game ranks 16th nationally, and the Noles 49.5 percent on third down ranks 17th in FBS.
The Hurricanes are ranked No. 24 in FBS in rushing defense (113.5) and rank No. 3 in the ACC. Miami is also ranked No. 13 in the FBS in first downs allowed on defense (124), No. 5 in team sacks (3.62), and No. 14 in tackles for loss (7.20) so far in 2022
The Noles are 3rd in the ACC and 22nd in the nation in total defense allowing an average of 323.5 yards per game. FSU ranks 2nd in the ACC and 14th in the country in pass defense, holding opponents to an average of 177.9 yards per game passing.
Miami is ranked No. 22 in passing offense in FBS, averaging 290.4 yards per game and are 31st in FBS in offense first downs gained (195), No. 45 in total offense (422.6 yards per game), No. 28 in time of possession (31:54) and No. 45 in third down percentage (.424). Miami’s average of 290.4 passing yards per game is ranked third in the ACC so far this season.
According to DraftKings, FSU is currently a 7.5-point favorite with the over/under set at 53.5 points.
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Florida State Seminoles vs. Miami (FL) Hurricanes Game Threads:
- Please move to the FIRST QUARTER THREAD AS WE APPROACH THE KICKOFF
- At the end of the first quarter, please move to the SECOND QUARTER THREAD
- After halftime, the cool kids will be meeting at the THIRD QUARTER THREAD
- When the third quarter ends, please move to the FOURTH QUARTER THREAD
How to Watch
Saturday, November 5th
Florida State Seminoles vs. University of Miami (FL) Hurricanes
Pre-Game Coverage from Tomahawk Nation
- TN Staff Predictions: Florida State Seminoles vs. the University of Miami(FL) Hurricanes
- Depth Chart: FSU depth chart vs. Miami-FSU and Miami add new chapter in rivalry series
- FSU Matchups and Memories: Series history between FSU and Miami (FL)-It’s Miami week!!!
- Line of Scrimmage: How do FSU, Miami stack up? feat. Adam Lichtenstein of the Sun-Sentinel-Can Florida State win a second straight game over the Miami Hurricanes?
- Making the grade: How did FSU’s offensive line perform vs. Georgia Tech?-Taking a look at advanced analytics through eight games
- College Football Picks Week 10: College Football Picks Week 10: Hurricane Season-Plus two top-10 matchups in the SEC
- How To Watch: Florida State vs. Miami: Game time, TV schedule, streaming and more-The Seminoles suit up to face the Miami Hurricanes on the road in prime time. It’s rivalry week
- FSU Players: FSU’s Jordan Travis, Fabien Lovett, and Lawrance Toafili talk Hurricane rivalry after Wednesday practice-“You already know. It’s the three-headed monster, we’re ready to go,”
- FSU Coach Mike Norvell: Norvell on Treshaun Ward, Seminoles vs. Miami-“There’s no secret. I mean, you got flags hanging. You got people everywhere you go this week (who) will be talking about this game.”
- Memorable moments of FSU’s past and recipes inspired by them-The weather outside is frightful, but these memories are so delightful
- Seminole Wrap: Florida State dominates Georgia Tech, favored over Miami-How were the Noles able to get back on track?
- FSU Players: Leonard Warner III, Akeem Dent, and Mycah Pittman talk FSU vs. Miami, team culture-“You know when you’ve been working, and you’ve been, you’re that close, it’s a great feeling to finally get that thing that you’ve been searching for.”
- FSU Coach Mike Norvell: Norvell updates injuries, talks improvement ahead of Miami game-“The growth and the depth and just the availability of the guys is as good as it’s been since the second week of the season.”
- FSU Coordinators: Recap Saturday’s win, talk Miami — it’s rivalry week-“This is one of the best rivalries in sports. As a kid growing up, you know these uniforms when you think of college football”
- FSU Coach Mike Norvell: Recaps FSU win, previews Miami matchup-“This is a game you’ll remember for the rest of your life.”
- Betting: FSU favored over Miami on the road-Seminoles won last year’s matchup in last-second thriller
- FSU quarterback Jordan Travis named to Davey O’Brien QB Class of 2022-The Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award is given to the top signal caller in the country
- Bowl Projections after Week 9: Where could FSU be headed?-Taking a look at national projections
- FSU offensive lineman Dillan Gibbons named semifinalist for Wuerffel Trophy-A well-deserved honor for the Seminoles lineman
- *A new fresh farm to table RECRUITING THREAD #12 is being served now- NoleThruandThru and Josh Pick keep you up to date on the LATEST FSU RECRUITING NEWS @ Tomahawk Nation’s hub for all things relating to Florida State football recruiting -Florida State Football: OFFICIAL Tribe ‘23 Recruiting and Portal Thread #12
- Photo Gallery: FSU beats Georgia Tech 41-16-The Seminoles get a win ahead of rivalry matchup vs. Miami
Odds/lines are subject to change. T&Cs apply. See draftkings.com/sportsbook for details.
Florida State game notes via Seminoles.com
- Florida State heads to South Florida to renew an in-state rivalry with Miami in primetime on ABC. The Seminoles are playing their seventh night game in 2022 and making their third appearance on ABC’s primetime showcase.
- FSU leads the nation with 15 touchdown drives of 80+ yards and with seven 90+-yard touchdown drives this season. The Seminoles also rank 3rd in explosive play rate differential, trailing only Alabama and Ohio State, with an offense explosive play rate of 16.7 percent that ranks 8th nationally and a defense explosive plays allowed rate of 8.8 percent that is 11th in the country (via ESPN Stats & Info).
- FSU is one of five teams in the nation, and the only team in the ACC, averaging at least 275 yards of passing offense and at least 200 yards of rushing offense per game this season. Of the four ACC teams averaging better than 275 yards of passing offense, the next-closest rushing offense is North Carolina’s 167.6 rushing yards per game.
- Florida State has scored on 11 of its 16 first drives of a half this season, with 10 touchdowns on those 11 scoring drives for a total of 71 points. The Seminoles lead the ACC and are tied for 2nd in the country in touchdown rate on opening drives of a half (via ESPN Stats & Info).
- FSU leads the ACC in yards per rush attempt, passing yards per completion, rushing offense and fewest sacks allowed. The Seminoles’ average of 5.65 yards per rush is 10th in the country, while their 14.05 yards per completion is 16th, their average of 209.6 rushing yards per game is 18th and 1.25 sacks allowed per game is 27th nationally. The last time Florida State rushed for at least 5.6 yards per carry for a season was 2013, and the last time the Seminoles averaged more than 200 yards rushing per game was 2016’s 202.3 yards per game.
- Florida State ranks 2nd in the ACC and 14th in the country in pass defense, holding opponents to an average of 177.9 yards per game through the air. That would be FSU’s lowest pass defense average in a season since the 2013 team’s average of 156.6 yards per game. Since that season, only the 2015 and 2017 defenses allowed less than 200 passing yards per game in a season.
- The Seminoles are 3rd in the ACC and 22nd in the nation in total defense allowing an average of 323.5 yards per game. That would be FSU’s best total defense per-game average since the 2013 team allowed 281.4 yards per game.
- Florida State is one of four teams in the country that is ranked in the top-15 in both kickoff return average and punt return average. FSU is 11th in the country and 4th in the ACC with an average of 24.77 yards per kickoff return and is 2nd in the conference and 15th nationally with an average of 14.33 yards per punt return. The Seminoles also have the ACC’s 3rd-best punt return defense, allowing 3.38 yards per opponent punt return to rank 20th in the country.
- FSU is 4th in the ACC and 23rd nationally in blocked kicks, with both blocks happening in the 24-23 win vs. LSU, which was the third game with multiple blocks under head coach Mike Norvell.
- Florida State’s defense has held opponents to an average of 144.9 yards of total offense in the first half, with opponents gaining only 62.0 yards rushing and 82.9 yards passing in the first 30 minutes. The Seminoles have a 140-75 scoring edge in the first half.
Odds/lines are subject to change. T&Cs apply. See draftkings.com/sportsbook for details.