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Peach Bowl Preview FSU vs Houston

FSU vs Houston Current Line

Under first-year head coach Tom Herman, the surprising Houston Cougars came within a field goal of a perfect season en route to the American Athletic Conference Championship. Florida State’s two losses came by a combined 16 points, and it remained an outside contender for the College Football playoff late into the season.
Players to watch
Cougars quarterback Greg Ward Jr. threw for 2,590 yards and 16 touchdowns, and was also Houston’s leading rusher with 1,041 yards and 19 touchdowns.
Seminoles running back Dalvin Cook set a Florida State single-season record with 1,658 rushing yards and rushed for 18 touchdowns.
Key Stats
Houston leads the all-time series 12-2-2, though the teams have not played since 1978.
Florida State is 25-15-2 all-time in bowl games, including 4-1 under current head coach Jimbo Fisher.
The Cougars were fifth in the FBS in turnovers created with 30, and they scored seven defensive touchdowns this season.
Seminoles quarterbacks Everett Golson and Sean Maguire combined to complete 65 percent of their passes for 2,906 yards and 20 touchdowns against only five interceptions.
Houston is 10-12-1 in bowl games.
Florida State is fifth in the FBS allowing 15.8 points per game.
Injuries
Houston guard Colton Freeman is questionable with a stinger.
Cougars defensive back Jeremy Winchester is questionable with an MCL injury.
Florida State receiver Ermon Lane is doubtful with a foot injury.
Seminoles middle linebacker Terrance Smith is questionable with a foot injury.
Seminoles qurterback Everett Golson to miss game for personal reasons

Florida State vs Houston Betting Trends

Houston:
Team record: 12-1 SU,8-5 ATS
Houston is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
Houston is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston’s last 6 games

Florida State:
Team record: 10-2 SU,8-4 ATS
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
Florida State is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
Florida State is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Florida State’s last 11 games

Peach Bowl Predition

The College Football Playoffs will get most of the attention today but this game will be a fun game to watch. The Seminoles are favored to win but the shouldn’t be. Houston is the better team. This is their chance to be on a national stage and they will take advantageo of it. The Cougars defense generates turnovers and they should in this game. Look for the Cougars defense to take advantage of the Golson absence and get an interception or two.

Peach Bowl Score Prediction: Houston 27 – Florida State 17

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