Saturday, December 5th, 2015
Bank of America Stadium
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The North Carolina Tar Heels matchup against the Clemson Tigers on Saturday at Bank of America Stadium in the ACC Championship game. The opening line for this game has Clemson as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 63.
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Marquise Williams finished his last game with 174 yards through the air for North Carolina. He completed 19 passes out of 30 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. Elijah Hood led the Tar Heels in rushing with 220 yards. He averaged 10 yards per carry on his 21 rushing attempts for the game. Mack Hollins led the team in receiving. He had a total of 65 yards on 3 receptions for an average of 22 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game North Carolina totaled 553 yards by way of 72 plays. They rushed the ball 41 times for a total of 374 yards on the game and the Tar Heels totaled 25 first downs by getting 14 rushing, 9 passing and 2 by penalty.
Deshaun Watson finished his last game with 279 yards through the air for Clemson. He completed 20 passes out of 27 attempts for a 74% completion percentage. Deshaun Watson led the Tigers in rushing with 114 yards. He averaged 5 yards per carry on his 21 rushing attempts for the game. Deon Cain led the team in receiving. He had a total of 96 yards on 5 receptions for an average of 19 yards per catch in the game. Clemson totaled 515 yards by way of 74 plays. They rushed the ball 47 times for a total of 236 yards on the game and the Tigers totaled 25 first downs by getting 14 rushing, 11 passing and 0 by penalty.
North Carolina is averaging 41.3 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 18.8 passes per game on 28.1 attempts for a 67.1 percent completion percentage and average 265.7 yards in the passing department per game. The Tar Heels are averaging 230 rushing yards per game on 38.3 attempts per contest for an average of 6 yards per carry. They run 66.3 plays per game and average 7.5 yards per play for an average of 495.7 total yards each outing. The Tar Heels get 23.8 first downs per game and they average 47.7 penalty yards via 5.8 penalties each contest.
North Carolina gives up 20.8 points per contest and an average of 186.2 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 16.8 completed passes on 31.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 53.6. The Tar Heels give up 208.8 rushing yards per contest on 44.6 carries for a 4.7 average per carry. North Carolina allows 394.9 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play. They force 1.9 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.6 penalties for 57.2 yards per game.
Clemson is putting 37.9 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 23.6 passes per game on 33.9 attempts for a 69.5 percent completion percentage and average 288.8 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Tigers rush for an average of 213.7 yards per contest on 43.9 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry for the season. They run 77.8 plays per game and average 6.5 yards per play for an average of 502.5 total yards per game. The Tigers are averaging 24.9 first downs per outing and accumulate 45.6 penalty yards via 5.3 penalties each game.
Clemson surrenders 18.8 points per game and 160.8 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 13.2 completed passes per game on 27.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 47.3. The Tigers give up 128.2 rushing yards per game on 35.1 carries for an average of 3.7 yards per carry. Clemson allows 289 total yards per game for an average of 4.6 yards per play. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 6.3 penalties for 57.3 yards in each contest.
North Carolina Betting Trends
North Carolina is 6-6-0 against the over/under so far this season
North Carolina has an ATS record of 8-4-0 this season
Clemson Betting Trends
Clemson is 7-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Clemson has an ATS record of 5-7-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/04/15 OL Jared Cohen Undisclosed out for season
10/26/15 DL Aaron Crawford Foot out for season
10/03/15 WR Taylor Vippolis Undisclosed out for season
10/02/15 DB Cameron Albright Knee out for season
10/02/15 LB Joe Jackson Neck out for season
08/27/15 OL Will Dancy Undisclosed out for season
08/21/15 LB Tyrell Tomlin Eligibility out for season
11/29/15 WR Ray-Ray McCloud Knee "?" Saturday vs. North Carolina
09/06/15 WR Mike Williams Neck out indefinitely
08/26/15 DT D.J. Reader Personal out indefinitely
08/13/15 DB Korrin Wiggins Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take North Carolina
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