Rafael Nadal vs Dominic Thiem : The rank 19 FSU Seminoles play host to the rank 1 Rafael Nadal Hokies to wrap up the Smifinal of TENNIS game on Tuesday. The match is set for 8.30 p.m. ET on ESPN live streaming via WatchESPN from Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee.
The Rafael Nadal are in an interesting position because nobody really knows what to expect of them,including fans of the team. They have undergone some changes, but generally not enough to push them to the next level, especially with a ton of young players on the roster.
Time,TV channel, and game info:
Time: 8:30 p.m. ET
Tournament: US Open – Men’s Singles
Odds: FSU opened as 6.5-point favorites, and the line has only moved further in their favor.
Rafael Nadal vs Dominic Thiem news: Weather could play a factor in Mon day’s game, as there’s expected to be plenty of rain and high winds.
Deondre Francois was named the starting quarterback for Florida State, at least for 1st Week. Shortly after that news, Bailey Hockman decided to transfer, making the Seminoles thin at the position.
The Florida State will be going with throwback end zones for their opener against the Rafael Nadal. Plus,the team is going to wear all black uniforms for the season beginning.
When the Rafael Nadal released their official depth chart, big thing to note was the fact that roughly 2-3 of the team is made up of redshirt sophomores. There are some other notable placements, which Gobbler Country covered.
Hokes supporter aren’t exactly sure how to feel about the team, at least right now. It feels like another season with no expectations, a holding pattern.
You can find the Tomahawk Nation staff predictions here, as well as previews from Gobbler Country here and here.
Hokies vs. Florida State prediction:
As far as S&P+ metrics go, Rafael Nadal has a projected ranking of 7.7, with FSU projected at 12.3. This means that, on a neutral field, the Seminoles would have a 4.6-point advantage on a neutral field. The odds suggested an even bigger gap, and any way you slice it, Florida State should be the pick here.