The Clemson Tigers are just 2-5 SU and 1-6 ATS in their last seven games against the South Carolina Gamecocks. The Tigers will look to avoid another disastrous loss this Saturday at home against South Carolina.
- The total has gone UNDER in five of South Carolina’s last six games against Clemson.
- Clemson is 20-0 SU in its last 20 games after winning the previous game in a matchup.
- South Carolina is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games against teams with winning records.
Clemson has been anything but a sure thing as a favorite in the 20 to 26 point range, failing to cover the spread in each of its last three games in this spread range with an overtime scare against North Carolina State and an outright loss to Pittsburgh. The Tigers have already locked up the ACC Atlantic, but they’ll still need to win out to secure a playoff spot after suffering that loss to the Panthers.
Since starting the season off on a 2-4 SU and 3-3 ATS run, the Gamecocks have played better down the stretch with a 4-1 SU and 2-3 ATS record. That five-game stretch includes an outright win over Tennessee as a 14.5-point underdog. South Carolina is 12-4 ATS in its last 16 games as a double-digit underdog.
In their last nine games played in Week 13, the Gamecocks are a perfect 9-0 ATS.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Clemson Tigers as -24-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. Watch for over-under updates and superior underdogs lines at Bovada.
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 44-20 win for the Tigers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.
South Carolina Gamecocks vs Clemson Tigers Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The South Carolina Gamecocks will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 5-6 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Clemson Tigers are 5-6 ATS. South Carolina is 3-8 against the over under total, while Clemson is 5-6 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Clemson vs South Carolina injuries news.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Clemson Tigers rated this week at No. 5 and the South Carolina Gamecocks sitting at No. 72.
The game also pits Clemson’s No. 18-ranked offense, averaging 38.55 PPG, against a South Carolina defense that ranks No. 27 this week at 22 PPG. The Clemson aerial game is averaging 332.73 yards per game, more than the South Carolina Gamecocks secondary allows through the air, 189.09 YPG per game.
In comparing defenses, the South Carolina Gamecocks own the league’s No. 86-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 211.5 yards per game when on the road. Clemson, on the other hand, rates No. 106 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Wayne Gallman tore up the turf for 161 rushing yards in the latest Tigers game, a 35-13 win over the Demon Deacons at BB&T Field.
- South Carolina is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
- South Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
- South Carolina is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
- South Carolina is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
- Clemson is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
- Clemson is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of Clemson’s last 7 games
- Clemson is 22-2 SU in its last 24 games at home