|2013 ACC College Football Week 5 Odds: Wake Forest vs. Clemson|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 25 September 2013 12:00|
Wake Forest vs. Clemson Odds
Clemson is 3-0 on the season, 2-0 at home and 1-2 against the spread. Wake Forest is 2-2 overall, 1-1 on the road and 1-3 against the spread. Clemson has won six of its last seven games against Wake Forest.
Trends show that Clemson is 8-2 against the spread in its last 10 conference games while Wake Forest is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games following a win. These two have hit the under in their last 5 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Clemson is the favorite at home, as the Tigers have odds of -28.5 points against Wake Forest. The over/under total for the game has been set at 58.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Clemson favored by 27.5 points. The spread climbed to a high of 29 points before falling back to Clemson -28.5. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 58.5.
Clemson is coming off a 26-14 win over N.C. State last Thursday to improve to 3-0 on the season. The Tigers are averaging 38.7 points per game on offense while the defense is giving up 20.7 points per contest. Quarterback Tajh Boyd has thrown for 683 yards and six touchdowns this season, while also rushing for three scores. Receiver Sammy Watkins has caught 19 passes for 242 yards and a touchdown.
Wake Forest is off to a 2-2 start thanks to a 25-11 win over Army last week. The Demon Deacons are holding opponents to just 15.8 points per game, but are also scoring just 21.3 points per game. Quarterback Tanner Price has thrown for 852 yards and five touchdowns through four games while Michael Campanaro has caught 25 passes for 354 yards and two scores.
In terms of Injuries, Wake Forest linebacker Zachary Allen (disciplinary) and receiver Matt James (shoulder) are both questionable. Clemson defensive back Mackensie Alexander (groin) and linebacker B.J. Goodson (concussion) are both questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Clemson, as the Tigers are getting 84% of the wagers with odds of -28.5 points against Wake Forest on Saturday.