The Clemson Tigers don’t always win pretty, but they rank in the top third in the nation in points for, points against, passing yards and rushing yards but are only two 3-7 teams in their way from finishing the regular season undefeated. Wake Forest enters the game on a four-game losing streak, with the Demon Deacons getting pummelled 28-7 against Notre Dame their last time out. Wake Forest actually ended the game against Notre Dame with more yards, first downs and time of possession.
The Clemson Tigers sit at 10-0 (5-5 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons are currently 3-7 (5-5 ATS).
Looking to bet on the totals? Clemson is 6-4 OU, and Wake Forest is 5-5 OU. The over/under for this game is set at 48.
The game also pits Clemson’s No. 16-ranked offense, averaging 38.5 PPG, against a Wake Forest defense that ranks No. 46 this week at 23.5 PPG. The Clemson aerial game is averaging 280.6 yards per game, more than the Wake Forest Demon Deacons secondary allows through the air, 176.9 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons feature the league’s No. 67-rated road run defense, allowing 182.8 yards per game. Clemson, meanwhile, ranks No. 67 in rushing offense at home
Josh Adams went over the 100-yard mark (141) in his team’s latest effort, but Notre Dame still defeated Wake Forest by a score of 28-7.
In Clemson’s last outing, Deshaun Watson threw for 360 yards to lead the Tigers over Syracuse 37-27 at Carrier Dome and has thrown for nine touchdowns and one interception in the past four games.
Wake Forest is 0-7 SU in their last seven games at Clemson.
Clemson is 1-6 ATS in their last seven games in November.
Wake Forest at Clemson – How to watch, stream and listen
TV: 3:30ET, ESPN2
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Spread: Clemson is favored by 29 points
The Pick – Clemson
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