Clemson at South Carolina College Football Picks & Predictions 11/25/2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017
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The South Carolina Gamecocks host the Clemson Tigers at Williams-Brice Stadium on Saturday, November 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Clemson as 16 point favorites. The Gamecocks have an over/under record of 4-6-0 and they are 7-2-1 against the spread. The Tigers have an ATS record of 5-4-1 while their over/under record is 3-6-1.
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Valuable Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 3-6-1 against the over/under
The Clemson Tigers are 5-4-1 against the spread
Important South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 7-2-1 against the spread
Key Clemson Tigers Injuries
11/12/17 DT Dexter Lawrence Foot is "?" Saturday vs. The Citadel
11/12/17 LB Kendall Joseph Leg is "?" Saturday vs. The Citadel
11/12/17 CB Mark Fields Foot is "?" Saturday vs. The Citadel
10/24/17 TE Garrett Williams Knee is out indefinitely
09/23/17 TE Cole Renfrow ACL out for season
09/22/17 PK Greg Huegel ACL out for season
09/21/17 LB Logan Rudolph Shoulder out for season
09/08/17 QB Tucker Israel Illness out indefinitely
08/23/17 DE Richard Yeargin Neck out for season
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
11/12/17 DB D.J. Smith Hip is "?" Saturday vs. Wofford
11/12/17 OL Malik Young Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. Wofford
11/12/17 WR Terry Googer Concussion is "?" Saturday vs. Wofford
11/04/17 DB Tavyn Jackson Hamstring is out indefinitely
10/16/17 RB Rico Dowdle Leg out indefinitely
10/08/17 TE K.C. Crosby Fibula out for season
09/25/17 LB Bryson Allen-Williams Shoulder out for season
09/16/17 WR Deebo Samuel Leg out for season
09/03/15 WR Jerad Washington Leg out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Clemson Tigers have run for 2,405 yards as a team, which ranks 26th in college football. They've run 458 times, averaging 5.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 61 times for 541 yards so far this season, which has them 83rd in the country in penalties. They are 23rd in the nation in points scored with 388. They have run 818 plays this season for 5,039 yards, which ranks them 54th in Division 1 in total offense. The Tigers average 6.2 yards per play, which is 35th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 250 1st downs this year, placing them 29th overall as an offensive unit. Kelly Bryant averages 7.2 yards per pass attempt and 7.1 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 198 passes on 299 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 134.4. He has thrown for 2,154 yards this season.
The Tigers rush defense has allowed 415 attempts for 1,282 yards this year, putting them in 16th place in D-1 against the run. Clemson has committed 59 penalties for 518 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 46th in college football. They are 3rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 153. They have surrendered a total of 3,192 yards on D, which is 7th in the country. The Tigers are ranked 5th in yards per play allowed with 4.4. Opposing offenses have completed 162 passes on 314 attempts against the Clemson Tigers defense this season, placing them 15th and 38th in Division 1. The Clemson pass defense has also given up a total of 1,910 yards through the air, which is 12th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Clemson Tigers have attempted 17 field goals this season and made 9, which is 94th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 56%. Clemson Tigers kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 50 for 52 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,290 yards on 55 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 71st in Division 1 in punting average. Clemson is ranked 5th in the nation in punt returns with 28. They've accumulated 303 punt return yards and average 11.2 yards per return, which is 23rd in college football. They have returned 20 kicks for 361 yards on special teams, ranking 121st in kick return yardage. The Tigers average 18 yards per kick return and they are 28th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,702.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Gamecocks are 88th in the country in points scored with 279. They have run 689 plays this year for 3,886 yards, which ranks them 69th in Division 1 in total offense. The South Carolina Gamecocks average 5.6 yards per play, which is 74th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 208 1st downs this season, ranking them 93rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground South Carolina has run for 1,458 yards as a unit, which ranks 98th in college football. They've run 353 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. South Carolina has been penalized on offense 46 times for 350 yards so far this year, which has them 119th in the country in penalties. Jake Bentley has passed for 2,429 yards this year. He's completed 210 throws while attempting 333 passes for a completion percentage of 63.1%. His quarterback rating this season is 133.8. He averages 7 adjusted yards per throw and 7.3 yards per pass attempt.
South Carolina is 24th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 216. They have given up a total of 4,026 yards on D, which is 48th in D-1. The Gamecocks are 44th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opponent offenses have completed 213 throws on 358 attempts against the South Carolina defense this season, ranking them 88th and 95th in the nation. The South Carolina Gamecocks pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,450 yards in the air, which is 74th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 406 attempts for 1,576 yards this season, putting them in 46th place in the country against the run. The Gamecocks have had 63 penalties for 461 yards on defense this year. That places them 22nd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
South Carolina is 69th in the country in punt returns with 15. They've totaled 141 punt return yards and average 9.4 yards per return, which is 37th in D-1. They have returned 24 kicks for 565 yards on special teams, which puts them 88th in kick return yardage. The South Carolina Gamecocks average 24 yards per kick return and they are 107th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,593. The Gamecocks have tried 24 field goals this year and made 12, which is 66th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. South Carolina kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 33 for 34 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,714 yards on 40 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 36th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Gamecocks college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Tigers -16
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