Boston College vs. Clemson Pick
Will Boston College and Clemson turn into a defensive struggle this Saturday when the ACC foes meet at 3:30PM ET?
Who: Boston College (1-2) at Clemson (3-0)
When: 3:30PM ET, Saturday, September 23
Where: Clemson Memorial Stadium, Clemson, South Carolina
Current Point Spread & Over/Under Total
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Clemson is a 34.5-point home favorite to beat Boston College, which opened as a 32.5-point underdog. As for the total, the number hit the board at 53 but has been bet down to 51.5.
Boston College Betting Trends
The Eagles are 2-9-1 against the spread in their last 12 conference games, are winless at 0-5 against the number in their last five games in September, and are 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 games coming off a loss of more than 20 points. That said, they are 16-7-1 against the spread in their last 24 games when losing at the betting window in their previous game.
Clemson Betting Trends
The Tigers are 4-0 against the spread in their last four home games, are a perfect 5-0 against the number in their last five games overall, and are 5-0 at the betting window in their last five games played in the month of September. That said, they're just 2-5 against the spread in their last seven conference games and are 2-7 against the number in their last nine games versus a team with a losing record.
OUR PREDICTION: It wouldn't be surprising to see the Eagles fail to score versus that outstanding Clemson defense on Saturday. That said, Boston College should hold its own early defensively. BC is a great under team, as the under is 63-31-2 in their last 96 games overall and 36-14-1 in their last 51 road games. The under is also 5-1 in the last six meetings between these two teams in Clemson and is 7-2 in the Tigers' last nine games in September.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 4 PREDICTION: BOSTON COLLEGE/CLEMSON UNDER 51.5