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Florida State vs. Wake Forest Prediction, Preview, Game Time, Channel

Florida State vs. Wake Forest preview: the Seminoles look to ride momentum from Saturday's huge win in Miami against the surprising Demon Deacons.

On Saturday, October 15th, the Florida State Seminoles play host to the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. The game, to be played at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, FL is slated for a 3:30 p.m. ET start time and will be broadcast on ESPN. Read on for our Florida State vs. Wake Forest preview.

According to ESPN’s matchup predictor, which is based on its Football Power Index, Florida State has a 93.2-percent chance to win the game. The spread, via Oddsshark, has Florida State favored as well.

Spread: Florida State -21

Game Time: 3:30 p.m. ET

Channel: ESPN

Florida State vs. Wake Forest preview:

The 4-2 Seminoles enter the contest after winning a dramatic rivalry game against Miami 20-19, blocking an extra point that would have tied things up for the Hurricanes late in the fourth quarter. Wake Forest is 5-1, and just one win from bowl eligibility in early October. Last weekend, they beat Syracuse at home 28-9.

Deondre Francois completed 20-of-31 passes against Miami, for 232 yards and two touchdowns. Dalvin Cook shredded his hometown team for 150 yards on the ground, and caught one pass for a 59 yard touchdown. Kermit Whitfield caught seven passes for 83 yards and a score.

In a nasty, Hurricane Matthew-related storm, Wake Forest pounded the rock against Syracuse. Quarterback John Wolford threw for 140 yards and an interception, but ran for 94 yards and two touchdowns. Cade Carney ran 29 times for 104 yards and a touchdown.

Florida State owns this all-time series 27-6-1, and won last year's game 24-16. Wake Forest last beat the 'Noles in 2011.

Florida State vs. Wake Forest prediction:

Wake Forest is having a nice break-out season under third-year head coach Dave Clawson, but Florida State still has all kinds of talent. Dalvin Cook is having another great year, and Deondre Francois is playing ahead of his years. The Demon Deacons don't have the firepower of teams like North Carolina and Louisville, and won't be able to contend with the Seminoles.

Florida State 35, Wake Forest 14