At 7:30 ET, the Tigers and Gamecocks square off at Williams-Brice Stadium in a week 13 NCAAF matchup. TV coverage belongs to SECN with the game being played on Saturday, November 25th. Clemson is set to take on the Gamecocks in this non-conference matchup, and they are favored by 7 on the road. Read on for my analysis and betting angles.
CLEMSON TIGERS VS SOUTH CAROLINA GAMECOCKS BETTING PICK
The Pick: South Carolina Gamecocks +7
This game will be played at Williams-Brice Stadium at 7:30 ET on Saturday, November 25th.
WHY BET THE SOUTH CAROLINA GAMECOCKS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 29-24 in favor of Clemson.
- Even though we have Clemson winning straight-up, we like South Carolina at +7.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 52 points, and we like the over with a projected 53 points.
Will the Tigers Pull Through as the Favored Road Team?
This season, the Clemson Tigers are currently 7-4. So far this season, they have played three road games and five at home.
Heading into this week’s matchup with South Carolina, the Tigers have been favored in seven games and the underdog in one. Their ATS mark coming into the game is 5-3.
In 11 games played, the average over/under line for Clemson’s games has been set at 51.6 points. These contests have seen an average combined score of 51.5 points, resulting in an OU record of 3-5.
On the offensive side, Clemson has averaged 30.4 points per game this season. This figure has them 42nd in the NCAA. Their passing game, averaging 236.8 passing yards, is ranked 54th nationally. In terms of rushing, they’re 40th in rushing yards with an average of 436 rushing attempts per contest this season.
The Tigers’ defense has given up 122.1 rushing yards per game this season, which is 169th. Opponents are recording an average of 166.7 passing yards, and opposing quarterbacks come in with a passer rating of 64.3 when playing against Clemson. In terms of points allowed, they currently sit 77th in NCAA rankings.
Can South Carolina Pull Out the Win as Home Underdogs?
So far, the South Carolina Gamecocks are 5-6, including going 0-5 on the road and 3-1 at home.
Against the spread, South Carolina has gone 5-4 this season. The Gamecocks have been favored four times compared to five games as the underdog.
South Carolina has put together an over/under record of 3-6 throughout this season. The average combined score in their games has been 55 points, and the standard over/under line has stood at 54.2 points.
The Gamecocks’ heads into the game, averaging 91 rushing yards per game and 3 yards per attempt. Overall, they’re 123rd in rushing yards and 123rd in passing yards at 293.1 yards per contest. South Carolina is averaging 27.7 points per game, which is 56th in the nation.
South Carolina comes into the game 111th in points allowed, allowing 27.3 points per game. Teams have been gaining 259.5 passing yards on average against them (153rd). Against the run, they’re giving up 147.7 yards, placing them 77th in college football.