Clemson at Boston College College Football Picks and Predictions 11/10/2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018
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Alumni Stadium is the venue for the game between the Clemson Tigers and the Boston College Eagles on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Clemson as 17.5 point favorites. The Eagles are 7-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-4-0. The Tigers are 5-4-0 ATS and their over/under record is 5-4-0.
Valuable Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 5-4-0 against the over/under
The Clemson Tigers are 5-4-0 against the spread
Important Boston College Eagles Betting Trends
The Boston College Eagles are 5-4-0 against the over/under
The Boston College Eagles are 7-2-0 against the spread
Key Clemson Tigers Injuries
11/04/18 RB Tavien Feaster Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Boston College
09/26/18 QB Kelly Bryant Transferred is out for season
08/24/18 DE Richard Yeargin Left Team is out for season
Key Boston College Eagles Injuries
11/04/18 RB AJ Dillon Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Clemson
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Clemson Tigers have run for 2,405 yards as a unit, which ranks 5th in the nation. They've run 343 times, averaging 7 yards per rush as a unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 39 times for 359 yards so far this year, which has them 118th in the country in penalties. They are 4th in Division 1 in points scored with 430. They have run 637 plays this year for 4,854 yards, which ranks them 32nd in the nation in total offense. The Tigers average 7.6 yards per play, which is 4th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 217 1st downs this season, ranking them 28th overall as an offensive unit. Trevor Lawrence has completed 123 throws while attempting 189 passes for a completion percentage of 65.1%. He has passed for 1,549 yards this year. He averages 9.4 adjusted yards per throw and 8.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 162.2.
The Tigers rush defense has given up 363 attempts for 898 yards this season, putting them in 11th place in the country against the run. They have had 58 penalties for 473 yards on defense this year. That places them 45th in Division 1. Clemson is 4th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 120. They have given up a total of 2,507 yards on D, which is 7th in the nation. The Tigers are 2nd in yards per play allowed with 4.1. Opponent offenses have completed 125 throws on 243 attempts against the Clemson Tigers defense this season, ranking them 5th and 19th in the country. The Clemson pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,609 yards in the air, which is 16th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Clemson Tigers have tried 12 field goals this year and made 8, which is 81st in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Clemson Tigers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 58 for 58 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,390 yards on 35 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 97th in the NCAA in punting average. Clemson is 3rd in the country in punt returns with 27. They've totaled 212 punt return yards and average 7.9 yards per return, which is 80th in D-1. They have returned 11 kicks for 289 yards on special teams, which puts them 101st in kick return yardage. The Tigers average 26 yards per kick return and they are 9th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,355.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Eagles are 23rd in Division 1 in points scored with 335. They have run 681 plays this season for 3,962 yards, which ranks them 82nd in the nation in total offense. The Boston College Eagles average 5.8 yards per play, which is 59th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 187 1st downs this year, placing them 70th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Boston College has run for 2,031 yards as a team, which ranks 24th in the country. They've run 443 times, averaging 4.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 58 times for 458 yards so far this season, which has them 58th in the nation in penalties. Anthony Brown has thrown for 1,567 yards this season. He has completed 121 passes on 209 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 141.4. He averages 7.5 yards per pass attempt and 8 adjusted yards per throw.
Boston College is 47th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 217. They have surrendered a total of 3,361 yards on D, which is 51st in Division 1. The Eagles are ranked 20th in yards per play allowed with 4.8. Opposing offenses have completed 181 passes on 327 attempts against the Boston College defense this season, placing them 91st and 117th in the country. The Boston College Eagles pass defense has also given up a total of 1,995 yards through the air, which is 57th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 369 attempts for 1,366 yards this year, putting them in 57th place in D-1 against the run. The Eagles have committed 45 penalties for 339 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 8th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Boston College is ranked 28th in the nation in punt returns with 18. They've accumulated 230 punt return yards and average 12.8 yards per return, which is 27th in college football. They have returned 35 kicks for 810 yards on special teams, ranking 6th in kick return yardage. The Boston College Eagles average 23 yards per kick return and they are 18th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,002. The Eagles have attempted 7 field goals this season and made 6, which is 107th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Boston College kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 39 for 43 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,821 yards on 50 punts, averaging 36 yards per punt. That places them 127th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers -17.5
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