Clemson vs. Boston College Prediction
Will No. 17 Boston College prove it is for real and be a threat to unbeaten No. 2 Clemson when the two meet up tonight at 8PM ET?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Saturday, November 10, 2018
8PM ET – Alumni Stadium
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, Clemson is favored on the road, as the Tigers are getting odds of -19 points against Boston College. The over/under total for the contest is currently listed at 55.5 points. The public betting for this game currently has 63 percent going on Clemson on the road. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our College Football Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
Boston College on a win streak
Boston College has won three straight games coming into this week, including a 31-21 win at Virginia Tech last weekend. The Eagles are now 7-2 overall and 4-1 in the ACC. BC is 7-2 against the spread and 5-4 with the over. BC has covered the spread in four straight games.
Boston College has been pretty stout on defense this season. The Eagles are giving up 24.1 points and 365.9 yards per contest. When it comes to offense, Boston College is putting up 37.2 points and 440.1 yards per contest. A.J. Dillon is leading the offense with 897 rushing yards and eight touchdowns while Anthony Brown has thrown for 1,567 yards and 16 touchdowns. Dillon has been battling an ankle injury, but he is expected to play on Saturday.
Clemson still unbeaten
Clemson is coming off a 77-16 win at home over Louisville last week to improve to 9-0 on the season and 6-0 in the ACC. The Tigers are also 5-4 against the spread and 5-4 with the over. Clemson has covered the spread in four straight games.
The Tigers are dominant on both sides of the ball, as the defense is allowing only 13.3 points and 269.2 yards per game. On offense, Clemson is putting up 47.8 points and 538 yards per game. Travis Etienne has rushed for 998 yards and 15 touchdowns to lead the offense while quarterback Trevor Lawrence has thrown for 1,549 yards and 18 touchdowns with three interceptions. Tee Higgins is his leading receiver with 35 catches for 514 yards and seven touchdowns.
College Football Betting Trends
Boston College is 13-3-1 against the spread in their last 17 conference games and 12-3-1 ATS in their last 16 games following a win.
Clemson is 4-1 against the spread in their last five road games and 6-2 ATS in their last eight games following a cover.
Boston College has covered in four of its last five meetings with Clemson with similar size spreads to the one today. The Eagles are a physical team that thinks it will be up to the challenge. The game is at home and at night, and that is a factor as well. Clemson has been completely dominant, even on the road. However, I think this game will be a challenge. This is the biggest game BC has had in a long time and the atmosphere should give the Eagles a boost. I think Clemson’s defense will stand tall, but the Tigers will hit a bit of a road block on offense. BC has yet to lose by 19 points yet and I don’t think it will happen tonight.
College Football Prediction: Boston College +19