Pittsburgh Panthers vs Clemson Tigers Prediction, 11/28/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Pittsburgh Panthers vs Clemson Tigers
Date: Saturday, November 28, 2020
Location: Clemson Memorial Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Pittsburgh (+26)
Trevor Lawrence and the Clemson Tigers (7-1) host the Pittsburgh Panthers (5-4) at Clemson Memorial Stadium on Saturday, November 28, 2020. The spread on this game has Clemson as 26-point favorites. The total has been set at 55.
In the last game they played, the Pittsburgh Panthers went up against the Virginia Tech Hokies and went home with the win by a score of 47-14. A.J. Davis led the team on the ground in this game. He had a long run of 31 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown for this game. He ran for 80 yards via 12 carries which had him averaging 6.7 yards per carry. DJ Turner led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 184 yards on 15 catches. He averaged 12.3 yards per reception in this game. Kenny Pickett went 35/52 with 404 yards via the pass and threw 2 TD's. He tossed 1 interception on the day.
The Panthers have tallied 3,424 total yards this season. As a team they're holding an average of 110.3 yards on the ground ranking them 113th in Division 1. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Pittsburgh has earned 11 touchdowns via the pass and 18 touchdowns on the ground. When it comes to scoring, the Pittsburgh Panthers are averaging 29.8 points per game. The Panthers are sitting in 36th in college football when it comes to their opponents scoring, giving up 22.0 points per contest. They are giving up an average of 2.4 yards per attempt on the ground and 87.3 rushing yards per game for the season. Overall, they have allowed 786 rushing yards through 9 games. Regarding passing yards, the Panthers are giving up 2,020 yds which puts them in 118th in the country. In their 9 games played, they are conceding 224.4 yards per contest through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 54.2%. Over the course of this season, they have surrendered 311.8 yards per contest ranking them 25th in college football.
Kenny Pickett has completed 672 of his career 1,104 passes for a completion percentage of 60.9%. He is throwing for 204.8 yds per contest. For his college career, Pickett has thrown for 7,579 yds with 36 TD's and 20 interceptions. His QB rating is 125.7 with a touchdown percentage of 3.3% and an interception rate of 1.8%. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has attempted running the football 295 times totaling 570 rushing yds.
In their last contest, the Clemson Tigers played the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and ended up taking the loss by a score of 47-40. D.J. Uiagalelei went 29/44 with 439 yards via the pass and added 2 TD's. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Travis Etienne paced the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 13 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for this outing. He ran for a total of 28 yards on 18 carries which means he ran for an average of 1.6 yards per run. Cornell Powell was the receiving yardage leader by earning 161 yards on 6 receptions. He notched an average of 26.8 yards per reception for the game.
During the season thus far, the Tigers have racked up 2,829 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 353.6 passing yards per outing, giving them a rank of 5th in Division 1. The Clemson Tigers have an average of 503.6 yards/outing which is good for 15th in D-1. They average 150.0 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 1,200 yards in total. Regarding how much they score, the Tigers currently rank 6th in Division 1 averaging 45.4 points per game. Clemson has allowed a total of 907 yards on the ground (113.4 yards per game) in addition to 6 touchdowns rushing for the campaign. The Tigers are relinquishing 19.5 points per contest, ranking them 30th in D-1. This year, they have surrendered 156 points in total. They have allowed 9 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 191.8 yards/outing, which puts them in 35th in D-1.
In 36 contests in his collegiate career, Trevor Lawrence has been successful on 662 of 995 tries for a total of 8,778 yards. He averages 243.8 yds per contest through the air with a 165.4 quarterback rating. Lawrence has thrown for 83 touchdowns while tossing 14 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has run for 811 yards on 192 tries. His TD rate when attempting a pass is 8.3% and his interception rate is 1.4%.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Panthers +26
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