|2012 ACC College Football Week 11 Odds & Spread: Maryland vs. Clemson|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 08 November 2012 09:30|
Maryland vs. Clemson Odds
Clemson is 8-1 on the season, 5-1 in the ACC and 4-0 at home. Maryland is 4-5 on the season, 2-3 in the ACC and 2-2 on the road. The Tigers are 7-2 against the spread this year while the Terrapins are 4-5 ATS. Clemson has won two straight in this series.
Trends show that Maryland is 5-1 against the spread in its last 6 trips to Clemson. These two teams have combined to hit the under in 10 of their last 12 meetings and in their last 5 meetings at Clemson.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Clemson is the clear favorite to win this game, as the Tigers have odds of -31.5 points at home against Maryland. The over/under total has been set at 55 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Clemson favored by 27.5 points. The spread has not been lower than that and is at its current peak of Clemson -31.5.
Clemson is coming off a 56-20 win at Duke last week. The Tigers have now won five straight entering this game, scoring at least 38 points in each victory. On the year, Clemson is averaging 42.7 points per game, which ranks seventh in the country. Defensively, Clemson is allowing just 23.8 points per game. This year’s team is being led by quarterback Tajh Boyd, who has thrown for 2,680 yards and 25 touchdowns while rushing for 350 yards and five scores.
Maryland is coming off a 33-13 loss to Georgia Tech last week. The Terrapins have lost three straight coming into this game. Maryland is allowing just 21.7 points per game this year, but the offense is scoring only 19.9 points per game. The Terrapins are being led on offense by receiver Stefon Diggs, who has caught 43 passes for 721 yards and six touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Maryland defensive lineman Justin Anderson is questionable with an ankle injury while defensive back Matt Robinson is questionable with a groin injury. Clemson tight end Brandon Ford is probable to play despite an abdominal injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Clemson. The Tigers are getting 65% of the wagers with odds of -31.5 points at home against Maryland on Saturday.