The No.1 ranked Clemson Tigers have history on their side when they visit the Syracuse Orange Saturday, as the road team is a perfect 3-0 ATS in the past three meetings between the two teams.
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- The past two times Clemson started a season 9-0, they finished the season undefeated.
- The UNDER is 3-0 in the past three games between the teams.
- Syracuse is 0-5 SU and ATS in their past five games in November.
With a 23-13 win over FSU last week, Clemson clinched the ACC Atlantic division and a berth in the ACC title game. The Tigers have not lost a game in almost a calendar year, with the team’s last loss coming on November 15, 2014.
After starting the season 3-0, Syracuse has now lost six straight and have not looked good doing so. Syracuse has allowed 38.7 points per game during their losing streak, though three of those teams have been ranked when facing the Orange.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The Syracuse Orange were sitting as 26.5-point underdogs earlier in the week at Bodog. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.
Odds – VSB computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 41-13 victory for the Tigers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
This season the Syracuse Orange are 3-6 overall and 5-4 ATS against the spread, while the Tigers are 9-0 and 5-4 ATS. As for the totals, Syracuse is 8-1 on the OU, and Clemson is 5-4 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Syracuse vs Clemson injuries news.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Syracuse Orange rated this week at No. 111 and the Clemson Tigers sitting at No. 1.
Offensively, the game matches up the Syracuse Orange No. 74-ranked offense (27.89 PPG) against a Clemson Tigers defense that ranks No. 9 at 17.11 PPG. The Syracuse Orange passing attack has averaged 173.67 yards per game, more than the Clemson Tigers give up through the air (168.44 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Clemson Tigers feature the league’s No. 1-rated road run defense, allowing 69 yards per game. Syracuse, meanwhile, ranks No. 72 in rushing offense at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Dalvin Cook tore up the turf for 194 rushing yards in the latest Tigers game, a 23-13 win over the Seminoles at Memorial Stadium.
Kyle Bolin led the way last time out for the Orange, connecting for 362 passing yards, but failing to earn the victory in a 41-17 loss to the Orange at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.
- Clemson is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of Clemson’s last 5 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Clemson’s last 18 games
- Clemson is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
- Syracuse is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone OVER in 8 of Syracuse’s last 9 games
- Syracuse is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
- Syracuse is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Clemson home to Wake Forest, Saturday, November 21st
Syracuse at North Carolina State, Saturday, November 21st