|2013 ACC College Football Week 9 Odds & Spread: Clemson vs. Maryland|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 23 October 2013 13:00|
Clemson vs. Maryland Odds
Clemson is 6-1 overall, 4-1 in the ACC, 2-0 on the road and 3-4 against the spread. Maryland is 5-2 overall, 1-2 in the ACC, 4-0 at home and 4-3 against the spread. Clemson has won three straight over Maryland.
Trends show that Maryland is 4-1 against the spread in its last 5 home games. These two have hit the under in 6 of their last 7 meetings and in 5 of their last 7 meetings at Maryland.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Clemson is the favorite on the road, as the Tigers have odds of -14 points at Maryland. The over/under total has been set at 60 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game Clemson favored by 13 points. The spread climbed to a high of 14.5 before falling back to 14. The over/under total opened at 60.5 points, but since dropped the hook.
Clemson is coming off a 51-14 loss at home to Florida State. It was total domination for the Seminoles, as Clemson allowed 565 yards to FSU while the Tigers had just 326 yards and four turnovers. Clemson is still averaging 37 points per game on offense this season, while the defense is giving up 21.1 points per game. Tajh Boyd has thrown for 1,939 yards and 16 touchdowns to lead the offense, while Sammy Watkins has caught 44 passes for 650 yards and five scores.
Maryland is coming off a 34-10 loss at Wake Forest last week. The Terrapins have lost two of their last three, including a 63-0 loss to Florida State on the road. Maryland is averaging 28 points per game on offense, while the defense is giving up 23.4 points per contest. Quarterback C.J. Brown has thrown for 1,262 yards and seven touchdowns while Brandon Ross has rushed for 458 yards and four touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Clemson cornerback Garry Peters (foot) and tackle Joe Gore (knee) are both questionable. Maryland linebacker Alex Twine (shoulder) and offensive lineman Nick Klemm (foot) are also questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Clemson, as the Tigers are getting 70% of the wagers with odds of -14 points at Maryland on Saturday.