North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Clemson Tigers - 10/31/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Clemson Tigers (7-0) at North Carolina State Wolfpack (5-2)
College Football: Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 3:30 pm (Carter-Finley Stadium)
The Line: North Carolina State Wolfpack +9.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Clemson Tigers will try to remain unbeaten when they go on the road to take on NC State.
NC State ended their 2 game losing streak with a 35-17 victory over Wake Forest this past weekend. Quarterback Jacoby Brissett completed 20 out of his 34 passes for 2 touchdowns and 0 interceptions. Brissett also added 33 rushing yards. Running back Matthew Dayes had a big day on the ground carrying the ball 16 times for 205 yards and 2 touchdowns. Dayes averaged over 12 yards a carry. Wide Receiver Maurice Trowell led the Wolfpack in receiving with 4 catches for 87 yards and 1 touchdown. Nyheim Hines also had 3 catches for 68 yards and a touchdown. NC State will try to pull off a huge upset this week when they play Clemson this weekend.
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Clemson remained unbeaten after a 58-0 blowout win over the Miami Hurricanes. Quarterback Deshaun Watson’s big arm wasn’t needed much only completing 15 of his 19 passes for 143 yards and 1 touchdown. Watson carried the ball 8 times for 98 rushing yards and 1 touchdown. Running back Wayne Gallman carried the ball 22 times for 118 yards and one touchdown. Kelly Bryant also added 5 carries for 59 yards and 2 touchdowns. Wide Receiver Charone Peake led the Tigers with 5 catches for 44 yards and no touchdowns. Ray-Ray McCloud also added 4 catches for 36 yards. The Tigers defense was big recording 3 interceptions with one of them getting returned for a touchdown. Clemson will try to keep it rolling when they travel to NC State.
Clemson is 4-1 against the spread vs. a team with a winning record. The Clemson Tigers are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 road games. NC State is 8-1 against the spread in their last 9 games after allowing less than 170 yards passing in their previous game. NC State is 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 games following a straight up win.
Clemson has looked like one of the better teams in the country this year and has not been phased by going on the road. NC State has been been a solid team this year but they wont be much of a match for Clemson. Clemson is just too good for the Wolfpack. Take Clemson to cover on the road.