Clemson vs. Wake Forest - 11/16/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wake Forest at Clemson
Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 3:31 PM (Memorial Stadium)
Clemson Tigers -32.0 . Total 62.5
The 19th ranked Wake Forest Demon Deacons travel to Memorial Stadium for a matchup with the 5th ranked Clemson Tigers. Wake Forest enters this contest with a (7-2) record, having just lost to the Virginia Tech Hokies, 36-17. The Tigers are a perfect (10-0) thus far, most recently beating NC St, 55-10.
In the loss to the Hokies, the Demon Deacons were out scored 30-7 in the 2nd half. Wake Forest took a 10-6 lead into the locker room. The Demon Deacons were out gained 470 to 301 in the game. Both of Wake Forest touchdowns came via the combination of Jamie Newman to Sage Surratt. Newman completed 16 of 35 for 238 yds and 2 touchdowns, while also throwing 2 picks.
In the Tigers win, quarterback Trevor Lawrence completed 20 of 27 for 276 yds and 3 touchdowns. Clemson running back Travis Etienne rushed for 112 yds on 14 carries for 2 touchdowns. Clemson got out to a commanding 28-0 lead in the first quarterback and did not look back. The Tigers out gained the Wolfpack 549 to 290 in the game. Clemson forced 4 turnovers, all 4 turnovers were forced fumbles.
Recent Betting Trends:
Demon Deacons are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS loss.
The under is 6-1 in Demon Deacons last 7 games overall.
Tigers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games.
Tigers are 4-1 ATS vs. a team with a winning record.
The under is 7-3 in Tigers last 10 conference games.
Clemson has dominated this series, winning the last 10 meetings. Clemson has one of the best offense's in the country, while the Demon Deacons have a defense in the middle of the pack. While Clemson has won the last 10, the Tigers and Demon Deacons are both 5-5 ATS. This is a matchup between two ranked teams and while I think Clemson will pull away and win by multiple scores, 32 points seems a little much. Wake Forest will be able to put up enough points for a cover here. Final score prediction, Clemson will win and Wake Forest will cover, 41-17.