Wake Forest at Clemson College Football Picks & Predictions 10/7/2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017
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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons travel to Memorial Stadium to take on the Clemson Tigers on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has Clemson as 23 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 47. The Demon Deacons have an ATS record of 3-1-1 while their over/under record is 2-3-0. The Tigers have an over/under record of 2-3-0 and they are 4-1-0 against the spread.
Valuable Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 3-1-1 against the spread
Important Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The Clemson Tigers are 4-1-0 against the spread
Key Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
08/25/17 DB Traveon Redd Elbow out indefinitely
Key Clemson Tigers Injuries
10/01/17 TE Garrett Williams Knee "?" Saturday vs. Wake Forest
10/01/17 CB Marcus Edmond Foot "?" Saturday vs. Wake Forest
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
09/19/17 TE D.J. Greenlee MCL out indefinitely
09/08/17 QB Tucker Israel Illness out indefinitely
08/23/17 DE Richard Yeargin Neck out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 29th in Division 1 in points scored with 170. They have run 364 plays this season for 2,096 yards, which ranks them 48th in the nation in total offense. The Demon Deacons average 5.8 yards per play, which is 67th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 104 1st downs this year, placing them 43rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Wake Forest has run for 962 yards as a team, which ranks 33rd in the country. They've run 229 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Demon Deacons have been penalized on offense 32 times for 252 yards so far this season, which has them 46th in the nation in penalties. John Wolford has thrown for 676 yards this season. He has completed 50 passes on 83 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 160.5. He averages 8.1 yards per pass attempt and 10.1 adjusted yards per throw.
Wake Forest is 21st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 72. They have surrendered a total of 1,584 yards on D, which is 53rd in Division 1. The Demon Deacons are ranked 17th in yards per play allowed with 4.5. Opposing offenses have completed 72 passes on 158 attempts against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons defense this season, placing them 36th and 89th in the country. The Wake Forest pass defense has also given up a total of 922 yards through the air, which is 49th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 195 attempts for 662 yards this year, putting them in 64th place in D-1 against the run. The Demon Deacons have committed 24 penalties for 219 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 47th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Wake Forest is ranked 4th in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 207 punt return yards and average 14.8 yards per return, which is 16th in college football. They have returned 10 kicks for 196 yards on special teams, ranking 91st in kick return yardage. The Demon Deacons average 20 yards per kick return and they are 31st in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,499. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons have attempted 10 field goals this season and made 10, which is 9th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. Wake Forest Demon Deacons kickers have made 90% of their extra points, going 18 for 20 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,361 yards on 32 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 51st in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tigers have run for 1,247 yards as a team, which ranks 13th in the nation. They've run 228 times, averaging 5.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 22 times for 165 yards so far this year, which has them 97th in the country in penalties. They are 21st in Division 1 in points scored with 182. They have run 373 plays this year for 2,386 yards, which ranks them 45th in the nation in total offense. The Clemson Tigers average 6.4 yards per play, which is 32nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 118 1st downs this season, ranking them 18th overall as an offensive unit. Kelly Bryant has completed 74 throws while attempting 109 passes for a completion percentage of 67.9%. He has passed for 873 yards this year. He averages 7.1 adjusted yards per throw and 8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 135.7.
The Clemson Tigers rush defense has given up 175 attempts for 460 yards this season, putting them in 22nd place in the country against the run. They have had 26 penalties for 208 yards on defense this year. That places them 40th in Division 1. Clemson is 7th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 54. They have given up a total of 1,250 yards on D, which is 17th in the nation. The Tigers are 6th in yards per play allowed with 3.9. Opponent offenses have completed 80 throws on 148 attempts against the Clemson defense this season, ranking them 53rd and 68th in the country. The Clemson Tigers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 790 yards in the air, which is 32nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Clemson Tigers have tried 6 field goals this year and made 3, which is 97th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Clemson kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 23 for 25 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,115 yards on 25 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 24th in the NCAA in punting average. Clemson is 6th in the country in punt returns with 13. They've totaled 106 punt return yards and average 8.2 yards per return, which is 48th in D-1. They have returned 6 kicks for 101 yards on special teams, which puts them 124th in kick return yardage. The Tigers average 17 yards per kick return and they are 25th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,593.
Who will win tonight's Demon Deacons/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Demon Deacons +23
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