Clemson vs South Carolina College Football Betting Tips and Predictions 11/30/2019
Game: Clemson Tigers vs South Carolina Gamecocks
Date: Saturday, November 30, 2019
Location: Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, SC
Odds/Point Spread: South Carolina +26
Ryan Hilinski and the South Carolina Gamecocks play the Clemson Tigers at Williams-Brice Stadium on Saturday, November 30, 2019. The odds on this game have Clemson as 26-point favorites. The Tigers are 8-3-0 ATS and 5-6-0 when betting on the total. The Gamecocks are 4-7-0 when wagering on the over/under and 5-6-0 against the spread.
In their last contest, the Clemson Tigers played the Wake Forest Demon Deacons and ended up getting the victory by a score of 52-3. Travis Etienne paced the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 25 yards and he ran for 1 TD for the game. He rushed for 121 yards on 16 carries which gave him an average of 7.6 yards per run. Tee Higgins was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 64 yards on 4 catches. He had an average of 16.0 yards per catch for the game. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Tigers was Trevor Lawrence who went 21/27 with 272 yards passing and tossed 4 touchdowns. He walked away with no picks. The Tigers ran the ball a total of 38 times and earned a total of 168 yards which earned them an average of 4.4 yards per rushing attempt. Overall, the Tigers racked up 26 first downs and they had 4 penalties for 35 yards which tells us that they had an average outing in terms of discipline. In all, they ran 73 plays for 516 yards. In terms of defense, Clemson gave up 6 completions on 14 throws for a total of 41 yards, and a completion percentage of 42.9%. In the game, they gave up 105 yards and forced 2 takeaways. On the ground, the Tigers gave up 64 yards on 37 tries which is an average of 1.7 yards per attempt allowed.
The Tigers come into this matchup with a record of 11-0 for this season. For total yardage, they are currently ranked 1st in the conference and 3rd in college football with 5,974 yards. They are one of the most potent offenses in the country averaging 45.9 points per game, which has them at 4th in college football. As a team, they are averaging 260.5 rushing yards per contest which is 2nd in the ACC. The Tigers have one of the best defenses in Division 1, allowing 10.7 points per contest ranking them 1st in the conference. When it comes to passing yards, the Tigers have conceded 3,108 yards. Teams are completing 47.1% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 5.4 yards per try. In terms of yards rushing, Clemson is giving up 109.7 yards per contest putting them 3rd in the ACC and 19th in college football. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 2.9 yards per rush which has them at 2nd in the conference and 9th in D-1 overall. In total, they have conceded 1,207 yards rushing through 11 contests.
In their last game, the South Carolina Gamecocks faced the Texas A&M Aggies and lost 30-6. Rico Dowdle led the team in rushing for the game. His longest run of the day went for 13 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 12 yards via 7 carries which had him averaging 1.7 yards per tote. Kyle Markway was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 47 yards on 5 catches. He averaged 9.4 yards per catch for the game. Running the show from under center for the Gamecocks was Ryan Hilinski who went 16/41 with 175 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. The Gamecocks rushed the ball a total of 17 times and earned 45 yards earning them an average of 2.6 yards per rushing attempt. Overall, they ran 63 plays which added up to 260 yards. In the game, the Gamecocks earned a total of 15 first downs and they had a total of 4 infractions for 41 yards which is telling of how their week of practice went. When it comes to their defensive performance, South Carolina allowed 20 catches on 33 throws for a total of 221 yards, and a completion percentage of 60.6%. Against the run, the Gamecocks allowed 319 yards on 46 carries which gave them an average of 6.9 yards per attempt allowed. In the game, they allowed 540 yards and earned 1 turnover.
The Gamecocks head into this game 4-7. South Carolina has built a respectable ground game this year by averaging 157 yards on the ground per game, putting them 76th in college football. As a unit, they have a total of 1,727 rushing yards through 11 games, so they'll look to the run game to try to keep the opponents off balance so they'll have open receivers. The Gamecocks average 389.9 yards per game overall putting them 78th in Division 1 and 9th in the conference. The Gamecocks are allowing 25 points per game which puts them at 10th in the Southeastern Conference and 50th in the country. When it comes to points allowed, they have allowed 275 total points. When talking about yards rushing, they are allowing 153.3 yards per contest ranking them 64th in college football and 12th in the conference. For the 2019 season, they have given up 1,686 yards on the ground and 6.6 rushing TDs. Their pass defense is one of the middling groups in Division 1. They are conceding 227.9 passing yards per game. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Gamecocks are currently ranked 9th in the Southeastern Conference.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Gamecocks college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Gamecocks +26
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