Connecticut Huskies vs Clemson Tigers Prediction, 11/13/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Connecticut Huskies vs Clemson Tigers
Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021
Location: Memorial Stadium in Champaign, IL
Odds/Point Spread: Tigers (-40.5)
The Connecticut Huskies (1-8) are on their way to Memorial Stadium on Saturday where they will play the Clemson Tigers (6-3). Clemson opens this contest as 40.5-point favorites from oddsmakers. The over/under is 49.
The Connecticut Huskies step onto the field holding a record of 1-8 for this season. In their last matchup, the Huskies played against the MTSU Blue Raiders and went home with a loss by a final score of 44-13. Steven Krajewski connected on 21/37 with 237 yards through the air and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rating of 108.7 and ended the game with 2 picks. Kevin Mensah led the offense in rushing for the Huskies with 9 totes for 27 yards (3.0 yds per attempt). At the end of the game, they ran 65 plays for 304 yards. The Connecticut Huskies ran the ball 28 times and had 67 yards, which earned them an average of 2.4 yards per carry. Against the rush, the Huskies gave up 155 yds on 44 attempts, which is an average of 3.5 yards per run allowed. Connecticut surrendered 28 pass completions on 40 attempts for a total of 318 yds, and a completion rate of 70.0%.
When talking about putting points on the board, the Connecticut Huskies are averaging 16.2 points per game. Offensively they average 112.8 yards on the ground ranking them 114th in D-1. The Huskies have earned 2,535 total yards this year. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Connecticut has compiled 10 touchdowns via the pass and 6 touchdowns via the ground. Connecticut has a total of 136 1st downs as an offense, and they have been hurt by 61 infractions for 470 yds. They have surrendered the ball 16 different times.
When talking about yards via the pass, the Huskies have given up 2,152 yards which has them sitting in 96th in college football. They have surrendered 239.1 yards per game through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 61.1%. Over the course of this season, they have allowed 438.1 yards per outing ranking them 120th in D-1. They have relinquished 21 touchdowns through the air in addition to 18 touchdowns on the ground. The opposition is running for an average of 4.5 yards per run and 199.0 yards on the ground per game for the campaign. In total, they have allowed 1,791 yards via the ground game in 9 games. The Huskies are sitting in 132nd in D-1 concerning team defense, allowing 36.0 PPG.
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The Tigers step onto the field holding a record of 6-3 this season. For their last game, the Tigers walked away with a victory by a final of 30-24 when they faced the Louisville Cardinals. D.J. Uiagalelei (2 TDs) walked away from the game with 220 yds on 18/30 through the air while his quarterback rate was 143.6. He didn't throw any picks and his Y/A was 7.3. Will Shipley ran the football 14 times for 47 yards, ending the contest with 3.4 yds per attempt for Clemson. The Tigers finished the contest with a total of 345 yards while they ran 67 plays (5.1 yds per play). Clemson ran for 3.5 yards per attempt, finishing with 125 yds on 36 carries. Clemson conceded 47 running attempts for 223 yards (4.7 yds per carry). The Tigers pass defense gave up a completion rate of 52.2%, surrendering 174 yards on 12 out of 23 through the air.
When it comes to this team's ability to score points, the Tigers are ranking 108th in the nation by scoring 22.2 points per contest. For the season so far, the Tigers have thrown for 1,642 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 182.4 throwing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 111th in the nation. The Clemson Tigers have an average of 332.2 yards per game, ranking them 112th in college football. The Clemson offense has compiled 475 penalty yards on 60 violations, which is 48th in college football in terms of giving up free yards.
Clemson has allowed a total of 1,150 yards via the ground game (127.8 yards/game) and 5 touchdowns rushing this year. They have surrendered 9 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 206.9 yards per contest, which has them ranked 54th in the nation. The Tigers defense has participated in 638 plays, which has them ranked 106th in college football. The Tigers are giving up 16.2 points per game, which has them ranked 20th in college football. Over the course of the season, they have surrendered 146 total points.
Who will win tonight's Huskies/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Huskies +40.5
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