3rd Ranked Clemson Travels to #14 Louisville on ABC

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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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Name Record ATS Offense Defense Diff ATS Home ATS Away OU Record OU Home OU Away
Clemson 2-0 2-0 35.00 4.50 30.5 2-0 0-0 1-1 1-1 0-0
Louisville 2-0 0-1-1 41.00 31.50 9.5 0-0 0-1-1 1-1 0-0 1-1
Power Stats
Yards Per Point
Name Offense Defense Differential
CLEM 13.56 26.33 -12.78
LOUISV 14.99 11.83 3.16

Yards Per Pass

Name Offense Defense Differential
CLEM 11.04 5.71 5.33
LOUISV 14.02 10.92 3.1
Yards Per Rush
Name Offense Defense Differential
CLEM 5.72 1.83 3.89
LOUISV 5.95 1.55 4.4
Team Records

Clemson Tigers

Name Record Home Away ATS ATS Home ATS Away Offense Defense Diff
Overall 2-0 2-0 0-0 2-0 2-0 0-0 35.00 4.50 30.50
vs Conf 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.00 0.00 0.00
Last 3 2-0 2-0 0-0 2-0 2-0 0-0 35.00 4.50 30.50

Louisville Cardinals

Name Record Home Away ATS ATS Home ATS Away Offense Defense Diff
Overall 2-0 0-0 2-0 0-1-1 0-0 0-1-1 41.00 31.50 9.50
vs Conf 1-0 0-0 1-0 0-0-1 0-0 0-0-1 47.00 35.00 12.00
Last 3 2-0 0-0 2-0 0-1-1 0-0 0-1-1 41.00 31.50 9.50

Supergrid

Title Stat Rank Stat Rank
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense 35.00 51 31.50 97
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 Defense 41.00 32 4.50 6
Home Team Home Passing vs Away Team Road Passing Defense
Home Team Home Rushing vs Away Team Road Rushing Defense

Head To Head Summary

Name Record ATS OU Score Rush YPR PA CP PY TY TO +/-
Clemson 3-0 1-2 1-2 28.33 158.33 4.57 33.33 63.00 220.67 379.00 3.00
Louisville 0-3 2-1 1-2 23.33 114.67 2.84 36.33 56.88 253.33 368.00 2.33

Head To Head Detail

Date Away Home Score Line Total OU Result ARY APY ATY ATT HRY HPY HTY HTT Away Team Attempts Home Team Attempts Away Team Completions Home Team Completions
Oct 1, 2016 LOUISV CLEM 36-42 273 295 568 3 201 306 507 5
Sep 17, 2015 CLEM LOUISV 20-17 202 199 401 2 19 253 272 2
Oct 11, 2014 LOUISV CLEM 17-23 52 212 264 2 72 157 229 2

NCAA Football Betting Trends

Team Last 5 Games

Clemson Tigers

Date Opponent score Result line ATS Result offensive rush yards offensive passing yards offensive total yards defensive rush yards defensive passing yards defensive total yards turnovers Location
Sep 9, 2017 AUBRN 14-6 W -6/55 W/U 99 185 284 38 79 117 2 H
Sep 2, 2017 KENT 56-3 W -38/52 W/O 353 312 665 119 1 120 1 H
Jan 9, 2017 ALAB 35-31 W 6.5/51 W/O 91 420 511 221 155 376 2 A
Dec 31, 2016 OHIOST 31-0 W 1.5/57 W/U 205 265 470 88 127 215 -1 H
Dec 3, 2016 VTECH 42-35 W -10.5/59 L/O 182 288 470 102 284 386 -1 A

Louisville Cardinals

Date Opponent score Result line ATS Result offensive rush yards offensive passing yards offensive total yards defensive rush yards defensive passing yards defensive total yards turnovers Location
Sep 9, 2017 UNC 47-35 W -12/66 P/O 312 393 705 17 384 401 0 A
Sep 2, 2017 PURDUE 35-28 W -25.5/65.5 L/U 146 378 524 51 293 344 -1 A
Dec 31, 2016 LSU 9-29 L 3/59 L/U 67 153 220 177 217 394 0 H
Nov 26, 2016 KENTUC 38-41 L -27.5/71.5 L/O 280 281 561 229 352 581 2 H
Nov 17, 2016 HOUSTO 10-36 L -17/67.5 L/U 101 211 312 64 298 362 3 A

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