ACC Week 9 Football Preview

This weekend figures to be another big weekend in the ACC. Florida State will play Louisville to try to retain its lead in the Atlantic Division, while will try to hold off five different two-loss teams in the Coastal. If you’re going to be doing some football betting this weekend, here is what 888sport.com has for the spreads on each game.
No. 2 Florida State at No. 25 Louisville
Florida State puts its 23-game winning streak — current tops in the nation — on the line when they travel to Louisville. FSU is also in the thick of the College Football Playoff standings, and a loss would torpedo any hope of that. Meanwhile, a win would keep Louisville’s Atlantic Division hopes alive, and give Bobby Petrino a signature win in his first year back at Louisville.
888Sport: FSU (-3.5)
No. 24 Duke at Pitt
The Blue Devils are currently the only one-loss team in the Coastal Division, with their only loss at Miami on Sept. 27. Duke also became bowl eligible with a win against Virginia on Oct. 18. Meanwhile, Pitt has lost four of its last five, including a mistake-laden 56-28 loss against Georgia Tech last weekend.
888Sport: Pitt (+4)
BC at Virginia Tech
Boston College is one win away from bowl eligibility, thanks to mobile quaterback Tyler Murphy. The Eagles have been a smashmouth football team all season, rushing for 277 yards per game, in contrast with just 134.4 yards through the air. Virginia Tech, meanwhile, has struggled to defend the run, especially in last week’s loss to Miami.
888Sport: VT (-3)
North Carolina at Miami
The Tar Heels are on a modest two-game win streak after dropping four straight to even their record at 4-4. But Duke Johnson has already racked up 1000+ yards this season, including 249 yards and a touchdown against Virginia Tech last week.
888Sport: Miami (-14.5)
North Carolina State at Syracuse
North Carolina State hasn’t had a conference win in two years, but has an opportunity on Saturday, facing true freshman quarterback AJ Long. Long struggled last week in SU’s loss to Clemson, but then again, what quarterback hasn’t?
888Sport: Syracuse (+3)
Virginia at Georgia Tech
What happens when an unstoppable force means an unmoveable object? Georgia Tech is No. 4 in the country at 326.1 rushing yards per game. Virginia is No. 10 in the country in run defense. Virginia needs this game as Mike London is squarely on the hot seat.
888Sport: Georgia Tech (-3.5)
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