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November 20, 2010

Terps: Title two-step

The Maryland Terrapins are about 90 minutes from kickoff at Capital One Field, where they can move one step closer to the ACC title game with a victory over the Florida State Seminoles. It's no longshot, but the Seminoles will enter the game as about a 4-point favorite.

The oddsmakers have set the over/under at 52 1/2, which means they are basically predicting this will be a 28-24 Florida State victory.

The Terps have been moving the ball well and playing some opportunistic defense. If they can hold onto the ball, they'll have a pretty good chance of advancing into a decisive game against North Carolina State next week for the Atlantic division berth in the ACC Championsip Game.

I haven't done a lot of college football since I started doing the blog, but I'm pretty excited to be at Byrd Stadium tonight.

Posted by Peter Schmuck at 6:43 PM | | Comments (0)
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