The road to a National Championship for the Clemson Tigers starts Saturday night when they hit the road to take on the Auburn Tigers. Clemson came out on the wrong side in a 45-40 National Championship game vs Alabama and should once again be in contention to win it all this season. Clemson has traditionally been a strong starter, as they’ve gone 6-1 in their last seven Week 1 games.
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- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Clemson’s last 5 games against Auburn.
- Clemson is 9-0 SU and 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games after a loss.
- The total has gone UNDER in five of Auburn’s last six games.
Auburn backers have grown accustomed to being in the red as their team has gone an ugly 3-14-1 ATS in their last 18 games and are winless against the spread in their last 10 home games. They’ve also come up on the losing end in their last few games against Clemson, going 1-2 SU and 0-3 ATS.
With the exception of their National Championship loss last season, Clemson was perfect on the road and had won 17 straight overall prior to that loss. Starting quarterback and likely Heisman finalists Deshaun Watson put up some great numbers on the road last season, posting a 74% completion percentage in road games vs 66.8% at home and had a passer rating of 168.5 on the road vs 154.2 at home.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
On the betting opening line for this matchup, the Auburn Tigers sat as 7.5-point underdog, according to 5Dimes. The total had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 44-25 win for the Tigers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.
Clemson Tigers vs Auburn Tigers Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Auburn Tigers sit at 0-0 (0-0 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Clemson Tigers are currently 0-0 (0-0 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? Auburn is 0-0 OU, and Clemson is 0-0 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Auburn vs Clemson injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 55 (Auburn Tigers) and the No. 7 (Clemson Tigers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds – Shark .
The game also pits Auburn’s No. -ranked offense, averaging PPG, against a Clemson defense that ranks No. this week at PPG. The Auburn aerial game is averaging yards per game, more than the Clemson Tigers secondary allows through the air, YPG per game.
In comparing defenses, the Clemson Tigers own the league’s No. 21-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 128.67 yards per game when on the road. Auburn, on the other hand, rates No. 58 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Deshaun Watson handled the Crimson Tide defense in his team’s most recent action, throwing for 405 yards, but Clemson still lost to Alabama 45-40.
Last time we saw the Tigers, they had no answer for Jovon Robinson as the Tigers rolled to a 31-10 victory at Legion Field.
- Clemson is 17-1 SU in its last 18 games
- The total has gone OVER in 8 of Clemson’s last 11 games
- Clemson is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of Clemson’s last 5 games on the road
- Auburn is 3-14-1 ATS in its last 18 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Auburn’s last 6 games
- Auburn is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
- Auburn is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Clemson home to Troy, Saturday, September 10th
Auburn home to Arkansas State, Saturday, September 10th
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