Miami Hurricanes vs Clemson Tigers Prediction, 10/10/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Hurricanes vs Clemson Tigers
Date: Saturday, October 10, 2020
Location: Clemson Memorial Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (+14.5)
Trevor Lawrence and the Clemson Tigers (3-0) host the Miami Hurricanes (3-0) at Clemson Memorial Stadium on Saturday, October 10, 2020. The spread on this contest has Clemson as 14.5-point favorites. The O/U is set at 65.
In their last game, the Miami Hurricanes took on the Florida State Seminoles and notched a win by a score of 52-10. D'Eriq King went 29/40 with 267 yards via the pass and completed 2 touchdowns. He ended the game with no interceptions. King paced the team in rushing for that contest as well. His longest run of the day went for 20 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He scurried for 65 yards on 8 carries which gave him an average of 8.1 yards per run. Mark Pope led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 60 yards on 5 receptions. He had an average of 12.0 yards per catch for that contest.
The Hurricanes have racked up 1,494 yards in total over the course of this season. As a team they're averaging 232.3 yards via the ground game which is 12th in the country. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Miami has amassed 7 touchdowns via the pass and 9 touchdowns on the ground. Regarding scoring, the Miami Hurricanes have an average of 43.3 points per outing. When talking about passing yards, the Hurricanes are giving up 691 yards which has them ranked 56th in Division 1. Overall, they have allowed 377.0 yards per contest which has them ranked 39th in Division 1. The Hurricanes are ranked 26th in Division 1 when it comes to team defense, giving up 19.3 PPG. They are allowing 4.0 yards per rush and 146.7 yards on the ground per game for the campaign. During their 3 games played, they have allowed 230.3 yards per game through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 61.9%. During this campaign, they have conceded 440 yards via the ground game in 3 outings.
For his career, King has passed for a total of 5,658 yds with 56 touchdowns and 10 picks. Since his college career started, he has attempted running the ball 281 times for a total of 1,578 rushing yards. He has a quarterback rating of 155.2 with a touchdown rate of 8.1% and an interception percentage of 1.4%. He is averaging 152.9 yards per outing. D'Eriq King has completed 431 of his career 690 passes for a completion percentage of 62.5%.
In their last game, the Clemson Tigers took on the Virginia Cavaliers and ended up getting the win by a score of 41-23. Travis Etienne paced the team in rushing for that contest. He broke a long run for 17 yards and he added 1 TD in this outing. He ran for a total of 73 yards via 14 carries which meant he averaged 5.2 yards per carry. Travis Etienne led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 114 yards on 5 receptions. He earned an average of 22.8 yards per reception for that contest. Trevor Lawrence went 25/38 with 329 yards by way of passing and completed 3 TD's. He walked away with no picks.
Regarding their ability to score points, the Tigers currently rank 8th in D-1 with 42.3 points per contest. For the season thus far, the Tigers have compiled 948 yards via the pass as well as an average of 316.0 passing yards per contest, which ranks 15th in college football. They hold an average of 161.3 yards per game via the ground game and have run for 484 yards for this year. The Clemson Tigers have an average of 477.3 yards per outing ranking them 18th in the country. The Tigers are conceding 12.0 points per contest, ranking them 18th in college football. In total, they have given up 36 total points. Clemson has allowed a total of 270 rushing yards (90.0 yards per game) as well as 0 touchdowns by way of the ground game this season. They have given up 4 touchdowns through the air and 213.0 yards/outing, which has them ranked 33rd in the country.
Lawrence has thrown 73 touchdowns while tossing 12 picks in his career. His touchdown rate on pass attempts is 8.3% and his interception rate is 1.4%. He has rushed for 754 yards on 177 tries. He is averaging 236.2 passing yards per game with a 165.4 QB rating. In the 33 games in his career, Trevor Lawrence has been successful on 582 of 879 attempts for 7,793 yards.
Who will win tonight's Hurricanes/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers -14.5
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