Texas A&M at Clemson NCAA Football Picks 9/7/2019
Saturday, September 7, 2019
Clemson Memorial Stadium
Kellen Mond and the Texas A&M Aggies are headed to Clemson Memorial Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Clemson Tigers. The odds on this matchup have Clemson as 15-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 60.
In their last game, the Texas A&M Aggies played the Texas State Bobcats and notched a win by a score of 41-7. Running the show from under center for the Aggies was Kellen Mond who went 19/27 with 194 yards by way of the pass and tossed 3 TD's. He gave away 1 pick on this day. Isaiah Spiller paced the team on the ground for that game. He tore off a long run of 85 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He ran for 106 yards via 7 carries which meant he averaged 15.1 yards per run. Quartney Davis led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 85 yards on 6 receptions. He averaged 14.2 yards per reception for that game.
The Aggies head into this matchup 1-0 for this year. They are one of the most potent offenses in the country averaging 41 points per contest, which has them at 34th in college football. As a team, they have an average of 246 rushing yards per game which is 3rd in the Southeastern Conference. For total yardage, they sit in 5th in the Southeastern Conference and 43rd in college football with 478 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Aggies currently have a total of 3 passing touchdowns and 2 rushing TDs. They are a team that has one of the most potent offenses in the conference and they have the ability to run the score up on teams.
The Aggies have one of the top tier defenses in D-1 giving up 7 points per game, putting them 4th in the conference and 21st in college football. In regard to yards rushing, Texas A&M is giving up 8 yards per game ranking them 1st in the Southeastern Conference and 6th in Division 1. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 0.5 yards per rush putting them 1st in the conference and 6th in the nation overall. Overall, they have allowed 8 yards rushing through 1 contest. When it comes to passing yards, the Aggies have conceded 232 yards. Opponents are completing 63% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 4.6 yards per attempt. They have allowed 1 passing TD and 0 rushing TDs.
In their last game, the Clemson Tigers took on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and earned the win by a score of 52-14. Leading the way at QB for the Tigers was Trevor Lawrence who went 13/23 with 168 yards by way of passing and completed 1 TD. He tossed 2 interceptions in this game. Travis Etienne paced the team on the ground in this game. He had a long run of 90 yards and he added 3 touchdowns for this outing. He rushed for 205 yards on 12 carries which had him averaging 17.1 yards per run. Tee Higgins was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 98 yards on 4 receptions. He had an average of 24.5 yards per reception in this game.
The Tigers come into this game with a record of 1-0. Clemson has made teams game plan around their running game by averaging 411 yards per game, ranking them 3rd in Division 1. As a team, they have compiled a total of 411 yards rushing through 1 contest, so they'll look to continue their dominance on the ground to grind out wins. The Tigers average 632 yards per game overall ranking them 6th in D-1 and 1st in the conference. When looking at their ability to score points, the Tigers are currently ranked 1st in the ACC and 10th out of all the teams in the nation averaging 52 points per contest.
The Tigers are giving up 14 points per game ranking them 3rd in the conference and 36th in Division 1. Their pass defense is one of the best groups in D-1. They are allowing 137 passing yards per contest. For passing yards allowed per game, the Tigers currently sit at 1st in the ACC. They have conceded 1 passing touchdown for the 2019 season. In discussing points allowed, they have given up 14 points in total. When it comes to rushing yards, they are giving up 157 yards per contest which puts them at 84th in Division 1 and 9th in the ACC. For 2019, they have conceded a total of 157 yards rushing and 1 rushing TD.
Who will win tonight's Aggies/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Aggies +15
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