South Carolina at Clemson College Football Picks and Predictions 11/24/2018
Saturday, November 24, 2018
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Memorial Stadium is the venue for the game between the South Carolina Gamecocks and the Clemson Tigers on Saturday, November 24, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Clemson as 26.5 point favorites. The Tigers are 6-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-6-0. The Gamecocks are 6-4-0 ATS and their over/under record is 6-4-0.
Valuable South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 6-4-0 against the over/under
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 6-4-0 against the spread
Important Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 5-6-0 against the over/under
The Clemson Tigers are 6-5-0 against the spread
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
11/11/18 LB Bryson Allen-Williams Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Chattanooga
11/11/18 DB J.T. Ibe Knee is questionable Saturday vs Chattanooga
11/11/18 DB Nick Harvey Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Chattanooga
11/05/18 DB Jamyest Williams Shoulder is out for season
11/05/18 DB Javon Charleston Foot is out for season
09/26/18 WR OrTre Smith Knee is out for season
09/10/18 OL Jovaughn Gwyn Foot is out for season
08/31/18 DL Jesus Gibbs Knee is out indefinitely
08/31/18 OL Wyatt Campbell Knee is out indefinitely
08/20/18 DB Tavyn Jackson Medical is out indefinitely
08/11/18 RB Caleb Kinlaw Knee is out for season
Key Clemson Tigers Injuries
11/17/18 T Mitch Hyatt Stinger is questionable Saturday vs Duke
11/11/18 CB Mark Fields Groin is questionable Saturday vs Duke
11/11/18 OL Sean Pollard Back is questionable Saturday vs Duke
11/11/18 RB Tavien Feaster Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Duke
09/26/18 QB Kelly Bryant Transferred is out for season
08/24/18 DE Richard Yeargin Left Team is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The South Carolina Gamecocks have run for 1,685 yards as a unit, which ranks 82nd in the nation. They've run 359 times, averaging 4.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Gamecocks have been penalized on offense 64 times for 558 yards so far this year, which has them 72nd in the country in penalties. They are 62nd in Division 1 in points scored with 328. They have run 686 plays this year for 4,305 yards, which ranks them 54th in the nation in total offense. The Gamecocks average 6.3 yards per play, which is 30th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 224 1st downs this season, ranking them 76th overall as an offensive unit. Jake Bentley has completed 177 throws while attempting 272 passes for a completion percentage of 65.1%. He has passed for 2,244 yards this year. He averages 8.2 adjusted yards per throw and 8.3 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 150.8.
The Gamecocks rush defense has given up 423 attempts for 1,932 yards this season, putting them in 80th place in the country against the run. They have had 71 penalties for 633 yards on defense this year. That places them 80th in Division 1. South Carolina is 50th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 267. They have given up a total of 4,130 yards on D, which is 60th in the nation. The Gamecocks are 59th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses have completed 194 throws on 315 attempts against the South Carolina Gamecocks defense this season, ranking them 55th and 45th in the country. The South Carolina pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,198 yards in the air, which is 39th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The South Carolina Gamecocks have tried 15 field goals this year and made 13, which is 49th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 87%. South Carolina Gamecocks kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 37 for 38 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,385 yards on 30 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That ranks them 8th in the NCAA in punting average. South Carolina is 108th in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 74 punt return yards and average 7.4 yards per return, which is 83rd in D-1. They have returned 33 kicks for 669 yards on special teams, which puts them 28th in kick return yardage. The Gamecocks average 20 yards per kick return and they are 70th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,048.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tigers are 5th in Division 1 in points scored with 492. They have run 783 plays this season for 5,737 yards, which ranks them 25th in the nation in total offense. The Clemson Tigers average 7.3 yards per play, which is 6th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 260 1st downs this year, placing them 23rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Clemson has run for 2,742 yards as a team, which ranks 12th in the country. They've run 409 times, averaging 6.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 48 times for 427 yards so far this season, which has them 119th in the nation in penalties. Trevor Lawrence has thrown for 2,095 yards this season. He has completed 173 passes on 267 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 153.7. He averages 7.8 yards per pass attempt and 8.7 adjusted yards per throw.
Clemson is 1st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 133. They have surrendered a total of 2,882 yards on D, which is 4th in Division 1. The Tigers are ranked 1st in yards per play allowed with 3.9. Opposing offenses have completed 163 passes on 311 attempts against the Clemson defense this season, placing them 11th and 36th in the country. The Clemson Tigers pass defense has also given up a total of 1,871 yards through the air, which is 12th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 431 attempts for 1,011 yards this year, putting them in 5th place in D-1 against the run. The Tigers have committed 70 penalties for 567 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 51st in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Clemson is ranked 1st in the nation in punt returns with 35. They've accumulated 290 punt return yards and average 8.3 yards per return, which is 75th in college football. They have returned 17 kicks for 389 yards on special teams, ranking 96th in kick return yardage. The Clemson Tigers average 24 yards per kick return and they are 6th in the country in all-purpose yards with 6,416. The Tigers have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 10, which is 81st in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 71%. Clemson kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 66 for 66 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,975 yards on 50 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 84th in Division 1 in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tigers -26.5 and over 50 total points
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