|ESPN Thursday Night College Football Odds: Georgia Tech vs. Clemson|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 14 November 2013 13:30|
Georgia Tech vs. Clemson Odds
Clemson is 8-1 overall, 6-1 in the ACC, 4-1 at home and 4-5 against the spread. Georgia Tech is 6-3 overall, 5-2 in the ACC, 2-2 on the road and 4-4-1 against the spread. The home team has won three straight in this series.
Trends show that the underdog is 14-5 against the spread in the last 19 games of this series. Clemson also comes into the game 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on grass and 0-4 ATS in its last 4 games against a team with a winning record.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Clemson is favored at home, as the Tigers have odds of -10.5 points against Georgia Tech. The over/under total for the game has been set at 59 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Clemson favored by 10. The spread climbed to 11 before falling back to 10.5. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 59 points.
Clemson is coming off a 59-10 win at Virginia two weeks ago. The Tigers have won two straight since being beaten by Florida State. Clemson is now averaging 39.8 points per game on offense this season, while the defense is giving up 20.6 points per game. Quarterback Tajh Boyd has thrown for 2,620 yards and 20 touchdowns on the year while adding seven rushing scores. Sammy Watkins has caught 66 passes for 982 yards and seven touchdowns.
Georgia Tech is coming off a 21-10 win over Pittsburgh two weeks ago. The Yellow Jackets have won their last three coming into this game. Georgia Tech is averaging 34.2 points per game on offense behind their fifth-ranked rushing attack that averaging 311.2 yards per game. Defensively, Tech is giving up just 18.8 points per game this season. Vad Lee has thrown for 1,005 yards and eight scores while rushing for 394 yards and six touchdowns. David Sims has rushed for 610 yards and nine scores to lead the team.
In terms of Injuries, Clemson defensive ends Dane Rogers (personal) and Kevin Dodd (toe) are both listed as questionable for the game. Georgia Tech defensive back Jamal Golden (shoulder) and offensive lineman Morgan Bailey (neck) are also questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Clemson, as the Tigers are getting 80% of the wagers with odds of -10.5 points against Georgia Tech on Thursday night.