3rd Ranked Clemson Travels to #14 Louisville on ABC

Clemson Tigers Football

Clemson Road Fave in ACC Clash

The fans at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium will be treated to an early season ACC clash. The 3rd-ranked Clemson Tigers and the 14th-ranked Louisville Cardinals battle on ABC on Saturday night. Kickoff is set for a few minutes after 8 pm EST.

The three previous games between the teams has been decided by six points or less. All have gone down to the final play. Clemson has won them all.

Oddsmakers have Clemson as a 3-point road favorite. The total has risen to 61 after opening at 58.

Clemson won its last outing, a 14-6 result against the Auburn Tigers on September 09. Clemson covered in that game as a -6-point favorite, while the 20 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

The key for Clemson will be containing Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson. He is the reigning Heisman Trophy winner. Jackson has been impressive in early wins against Purdue and North Carolina. The QB is averaging 505 yards per game, including 385.5 yards passing.

Louisville Looking for Statement

Last time out for Louisville, they were a 47-35 winner as they battled North Carolina Tar Heels on the road. Louisville earned a push in the match as a -12-point favorite, while 82 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Last Saturday Lamar Jackson became only the second player in FBS history to have at least 300 yards passing and 100 yards rushing in consecutive games. Jackson’s 525 yards of total offense were the most ever allowed by the Tar Heels.

In Louisville’s 42-36 loss last year at Clemson, Jackson almost single-handedly lifted Louisville to victory. He totaled 457 yards and accounted for four touchdowns. The game that wasn’t decided until Louisville came up one yard shy of a first down at the Clemson 3-yard line in the final seconds.

 

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Recent Form

NameRecordATSOffenseDefenseDiffATS HomeATS AwayOU RecordOU HomeOU Away
Clemson2-02-035.004.5030.52-00-01-11-10-0
Louisville2-00-1-141.0031.509.50-00-1-11-10-01-1
Power Stats
Yards Per Point
NameOffenseDefenseDifferential
CLEM13.5626.33-12.78
LOUISV14.9911.833.16

Yards Per Pass

NameOffenseDefenseDifferential
CLEM11.045.715.33
LOUISV14.0210.923.1
Yards Per Rush
NameOffenseDefenseDifferential
CLEM5.721.833.89
LOUISV5.951.554.4
Team Records

Clemson Tigers

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Overall2-02-00-02-02-00-035.004.5030.50
vs Conf0-00-00-00-00-00-00.000.000.00
Last 32-02-00-02-02-00-035.004.5030.50

Louisville Cardinals

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Overall2-00-02-00-1-10-00-1-141.0031.509.50
vs Conf1-00-01-00-0-10-00-0-147.0035.0012.00
Last 32-00-02-00-1-10-00-1-141.0031.509.50

Supergrid

TitleStatRankStatRank
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense35.005131.5097
Away Team Road Passing vs Home Team Home Passing Defense
Away Team Road Rushing vs Home Team Home Rushing Defense
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense41.00324.506
Home Team Home Passing vs Away Team Road Passing Defense
Home Team Home Rushing vs Away Team Road Rushing Defense

Head To Head Summary

NameRecordATSOUScoreRushYPRPACPPYTYTO +/-
Clemson3-01-21-228.33158.334.5733.3363.00220.67379.003.00
Louisville0-32-11-223.33114.672.8436.3356.88253.33368.002.33

Head To Head Detail

DateAwayHomeScoreLineTotalOU ResultARYAPYATYATTHRYHPYHTYHTTAway Team AttemptsHome Team AttemptsAway Team CompletionsHome Team Completions
Oct 1, 2016LOUISVCLEM36-4227329556832013065075
Sep 17, 2015CLEMLOUISV20-172021994012192532722
Oct 11, 2014LOUISVCLEM17-23522122642721572292

NCAA Football Betting Trends

Team Last 5 Games

Clemson Tigers

DateOpponentscoreResultlineATS Resultoffensive rush yardsoffensive passing yardsoffensive total yardsdefensive rush yardsdefensive passing yardsdefensive total yardsturnoversLocation
Sep 9, 2017AUBRN14-6W-6/55W/U9918528438791172H
Sep 2, 2017KENT56-3W-38/52W/O35331266511911201H
Jan 9, 2017ALAB35-31W6.5/51W/O914205112211553762A
Dec 31, 2016OHIOST31-0W1.5/57W/U20526547088127215-1H
Dec 3, 2016VTECH42-35W-10.5/59L/O182288470102284386-1A

Louisville Cardinals

DateOpponentscoreResultlineATS Resultoffensive rush yardsoffensive passing yardsoffensive total yardsdefensive rush yardsdefensive passing yardsdefensive total yardsturnoversLocation
Sep 9, 2017UNC47-35W-12/66P/O312393705173844010A
Sep 2, 2017PURDUE35-28W-25.5/65.5L/U14637852451293344-1A
Dec 31, 2016LSU9-29L3/59L/U671532201772173940H
Nov 26, 2016KENTUC38-41L-27.5/71.5L/O2802815612293525812H
Nov 17, 2016HOUSTO10-36L-17/67.5L/U101211312642983623A

Weather in
LouisvilleUnited States

Weather is Sunny  80°F

Sunny
Humidity is 45%
Wind is East 2 mph
Visibility is 10.004077 mi
Pressure is N/A inHg

Forecast for Louisville

 

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