Scott Van Pelt makes his picks against the spread before each Saturday of college football action. In this week’s version of Van Pelt’s “Winners,” the Florida State-Florida matchup made the cut.

Van Pelt took to social media to unveil 9 underdog plays he likes this week. The Gators were included as 6.5-point underdogs at home against the Seminoles.

The Noles will be without starting QB Jordan Travis after he suffered a devastating injury last week.

In the series, the Gators have 37 wins while the Noles have 27. The Noles came out on top in 2022, winning 45-38 in Tallahassee. Before that matchyup, the Gators had won 3 straight in the series.

With a win, the Noles would finish the regular season with a perfect 12-0 record and keep their College Football Playoff hopes alive. The Gators, meanwhile, are hoping to qualify for a bowl. At 5-6, the Gators need to beat their in-state rival to reach postseason play.

The Noles and Gators will kick off from Gainesville at 7:00 p.m. Eastern on Saturday.