College Football: Week 11 In-State Rivalries Previews and Predictions

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This in-state and in-conference match-up should be a great one this upcoming weekend.

ABC. Saturday, Nov 11. 804. 834. . . 6-3. 9-0

Florida State is undefeated and besides being one the the two teams to play in the ACC championship game, the Seminoles have their eyes set on playing in the college football playoffs. Florida State’s best wins are against LSU, Duke, and a road win against Clemson. Miami (FL) is 6-3 with their best victories coming against Texas A&M, Clemson, and Miami (OH). The Hurricanes should have defeated Georgia Tech but had a costly late fumble very late in the game and they lost in a high-scoring game against North Carolina.

Both teams want to win this game for different reasons but this is an intense rivalry game that goes back many years and has a very rich history going back to the 80’s and 90’s. Let’s begin to take a look at the game and this amazing rivalry.

The last fifteen games of this rivalry between these two programs: Florida State has won ten times during the past 15 games these two in-state rivals had played against each other.

The last ten games of this rivalry between these two schools: The Seminoles have won six times during the past 10 games that these two schools have played one another.

In the last five games of this rivalry between these two universities: Miami has won three out of the last five games against Florida State.

The Distance between these two schools: 410 miles

Rivalry Trophy/Nickname: Florida Cup (also includes University of Florida)

The best and most entertaining game between these two programs over the past ten years: In the 2018 game, Miami overcame a 20-point in the third quarter to win this game.

The Current Win Streak in this series: Florida State has won the last two games between these two schools, having a two-game winning streak in this rivalry.

The last meeting between both teams: The Seminoles defeated the Hurricane on the road by a final score of 45-3.

Final Score Prediction: Florida State41 Miami 28