|ESPN Thursday Night ACC College Football Odds: Clemson vs. Wake Forest|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 25 October 2012 12:30|
Clemson vs. Wake Forest Odds
Clemson is 6-1 on the season, 3-1 in the ACC and 2-1 on the road. Wake Forest is 4-3 on the season, 2-3 in the ACC and 3-1 at home. The Tigers are 5-2 against the spread this year while the Demon Deacons are 4-3 ATS. Clemson has won three straight and five of six against Wake Forest.
Trends show that the home team is 5-2 against the spread in the last 7 games of this series while Clemson is 1-4-1 ATS in their last six trips to Wake Forest. These two have combined to hit the under in their last four encounters.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Clemson is the favorite to win this game on the road, as the Tigers have odds of -13.5 points at Wake Forest. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Clemson favored by 14 points. The spread quickly dropped and hit a low of 11.5 points before making the climb back up to 13.5 points.
Clemson is coming off a 38-17 win over Virginia Tech. The Tigers have won three straight since a 49-37 loss at Florida State. Clemson is averaging 40.9 points per game on offense while allowing 25.9 points per game on defense. The offense is being led by quarterback Tajh Boyd, who has thrown for 1,908 yards and 15 touchdowns while rushing for 251 yards and four scores.
Wake Forest is coming off a 16-10 win at Virginia last week. The Demon Deacons have send all four of their wins come by a combined 22 points. Wake Forest is averaging 22 points per game on offense while allowing 28 points per game on defense. This year’s team is being led by quarterback Tanner Price, who has thrown for 1,327 yards and seven touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Clemson cornerback Bashaud Breeland is expected to miss Thursday’s game with an abdominal injury while cornerback Darius Robinson will miss the rest of the season with an ankle injury. Wake Forest safety Duran Lower and tackle Devin Bolling are out for this game due to suspensions.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Clemson. The Tigers are getting 82% of the wagers with odds of -13.5 points at Wake Forest on Thursday night.