North Carolina State at Clemson Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 9/29/2014
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Memorial Stadium in Clemson
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On Saturday afternoon, the North Carolina State Wolfpack (4-1) will take on the Clemson Tigers (2-2) in a game that will feature two solid offenses. Clemson beat NC State 26-14 on the road in 2013.
NC State was up 24-7 over the #1 Florida State Seminoles on Saturday, but they were outscored 49-17 the rest of the way and lost 56-41. The Wolfpack put up 520 yards in the game, but their defense gave up 531 yards. NC State has rushed for 231.2 yards per game this season, which ranks them 26th in the country right now.
Wolfpack quarterback Jacoby Brissett has thrown for 1,364 yards through five games with 13 touchdown passes and just one interception. Running back Shadrach Thornton is averaging 6.1 yards per carry this year and has already scored seven touchdowns.
Clemson put up at least 10 points in every quarter against North Carolina over the weekend and ended up beating them 50-35 at home. The Tigers passed for 436 yards in that win and they only committed four penalties for a total of 19 yards. They are now ninth in the country passing the ball with 353 yards per game.
Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson has completed 72.7 percent of his passes this season for 914 yards with 10 touchdowns and just one pick. Defensive end Vic Beasley currently has the third-most sacks in the country with six.
North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
North Carolina State Wolfpack are 3-2-0 Against the Spread
North Carolina State Wolfpack are 3-1-0 against the Over/Under
Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
Clemson Tigers are 3-1-0 Against the Spread
Clemson Tigers are 2-1-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
North Carolina State Wolfpack
08/28/14 LB Coult Culler Undisclosed out indefinitely
08/28/14 LB Ty Linton Knee out indefinitely
08/11/14 LB M.J. Salahuddin Knee out indefinitely
09/28/14 DB Martin Jenkins Foot "?" Saturday vs. NC State
09/04/14 WR Kyrin Priester Dismissed has been dismissed
08/28/14 OL Oliver Jones Knee out for season
08/25/14 RB Tyshon Dye Achilles out indefinitely
08/20/14 RB Zac Brooks Foot out for season
Josh's Pick: Take NC State
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