Saturday, November 21, 2015
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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons face the Clemson Tigers on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Clemson as 29 point favorites and the over/under was set at 49.
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Wake Forest was led in passing last game by John Wolford, who finished with 219 yards through the air. He went 19 for 30 on the game, good for a 63% completion percentage. The Demon Deacons were led in rushing by Tyler Bell, who finished with 90 yards on 23 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. K.J. Brent led the team in receiving with 5 receptions for 82 yards. He had an average of 16 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Wake Forest had 340 total yards on 74 plays. They gained 11 rushing first downs, 9 passing, and 3 by way of penalty for a total of 23 first downs on the game. The Demon Deacons rushed for 121 yards by way of 44 carries.
Clemson was led in passing last game by Deshaun Watson, who finished with 360 yards through the air. He went 34 for 47 on the game, good for a 72% completion percentage. The Tigers were led in rushing by Deshaun Watson, who finished with 101 yards on 13 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. Charone Peake led the team in receiving with 7 receptions for 120 yards. He had an average of 17 yards per reception in the contest. Clemson had 566 total yards on 83 plays. They gained 10 rushing first downs, 15 passing, and 4 by way of penalty for a total of 29 first downs on the game. The Tigers rushed for 206 yards by way of 36 carries.
Wake Forest is scoring 17.5 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 19.7 passes on 35.4 attempts for a 55.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 228.8 yards per game through the air as well. The Demon Deacons carry the ball for an average of 111.7 yards per game on 36.2 attempts for an average of 3.1 yards per carry this season. They are also running 71.6 plays per game and average 4.8 yards per play for an average of 340.5 yards per contest. The Demon Deacons manage 19.5 first downs per contest and they average a total of 45.7 penalty yards on 5 penalties.
Wake Forest gives up an average of 176.9 passing yards and 23.5 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 14.4 completions per game on 24.1 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.8. The Demon Deacons allow 161.9 rushing yards per game on 37.2 carries for a 4.4 average per play. Wake Forest gives up 338.8 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play. They force 0.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.4 penalties per game that total 65.8 yards as a unit.
Clemson averages 38.5 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 23.5 passes per game on 34 attempts for a 69.1 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 280.6 yards through the air per game thus far. The Tigers carry the ball for an average of 215.7 yards per game on 43.8 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. They also run 77.8 plays per game and average 6.4 yards per play for an average of 496.3 yards in each contest. The Tigers are gaining 25 first downs per contest and they average 48.6 penalty yards on 5.7 penalties per game.
Clemson gives up 159.6 passing yards per outing and 18.1 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 12.8 completions on 27.6 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 46.4. The Tigers allow 131.8 rushing yards per contest on 35.1 carries for a 3.8 average per rush. Clemson gives up 291.4 total yards per game including an average of 4.6 per play. They create an average of 1.8 turnovers per game and 6.6 penalties for 60.3 yards each game.
Wake Forest Betting Trends
Wake Forest is 4-5-1 against the over/under so far this season
Wake Forest has an ATS record of 5-5-0 this season
Clemson Betting Trends
Clemson is 6-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Clemson has an ATS record of 5-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/12/15 DL Josh Banks Suspension expected to miss next 3 games
11/05/15 FB Charles Argenzio Ankle out for season
10/07/15 Backup RB Rocky Reid Ankle out for season
11/15/15 DB Mackensie Alexander Undisclosed injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Wake Forest
11/15/15 OL Mitch Hyatt Head injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Wake Forest
11/15/15 WR Ray-Ray McCloud Knee "?" Saturday vs. Wake Forest
11/15/15 OL Tyrone Crowder Foot "?" Saturday vs. Wake Forest
11/15/15 RB Wayne Gallman Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Wake Forest
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
Tony's Pick: Take Clemson
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