College Football Week 3 Picks: Nevada Wolf Pack vs. Florida State Seminoles

Jeff GrantContributor ISeptember 12, 2013

College Football Week 3 Picks: Nevada Wolf Pack vs. Florida State Seminoles

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    The Florida State Seminoles are 33-2 in their last 35 home openers, which is important to consider when making your college football Week 3 picks Saturday, as they take on the Nevada Wolf Pack at Doak Campbell Stadium.

    Sports bettors will find that the Seminoles are 33.5-point favorites in the NCAA football odds, with the betting total sitting at 65 in the market.

    Let's take a closer look at this non-conference matchup from a betting perspective while offering up a prediction along the way.

     

    Gambling stats via SBR Forum.

Nevada Wolf Pack

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    The Nevada Wolf Pack are coming off of a 36-7 win over UC Davis as 22-point home favorites last Saturday as they prepare to play their first-ever game in the Sunshine State.

    College football handicappers will find that the Wolf Pack are 2-8 against the spread in their last 10 games as underdogs of 20 or more points.

Florida State Seminoles

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    The Florida State Seminoles picked up a 41-13 season-opening victory over the Pittsburgh Panthers as 11.5-point road favorites Sept. 2, with quarterback Jameis Winston throwing for 356 yards and four touchdowns.

    Over the last two-plus seasons, the Seminoles are 4-0 straight up and 1-3 against the spread as favorites of 31 or more points.

Prediction

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    I'm going to recommend that readers play the total, as the Florida State Seminoles have gone OVER the number in four of their last five games in September.

    College Football Pick: Over 65

     

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