Miami vs. Clemson Total Pick
The ACC Championship Game will take place at Bank of America Stadium this Saturday night at 8:00 p.m. ET. Will the game turn into a shootout between No. 7 Miami and No. 1 Clemson?
Who: Miami (10-1) at Clemson (11-1)
When: 8:00 p.m. ET, ABC
Where: Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC
Current Point Spread & Over/Under Total
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the over/under for Saturday night’s game is sitting at 46.5 after opening at 48. As for the point spread, the Tigers are 9.5-point favorites versus the Hurricanes, who opened as 6.5-point underdogs.
Who is the Public Backing?
As of this writing, 53% of betting tickets are on the Hurricanes to cover the spread as an underdog.
Injury Report: The key injuries for Miami are Ahmmon Richards, who is out for the season with a knee injury, and Mark Walton, who was lost for the year in October due to an ankle injury. The team also just lost tight end Christopher Herndon IV to a knee injury.
As for Clemson, linebacker Tre Lamar is doubtful with a back injury and so is cornerback Mark Fields, who has a foot ailment. Linebacker J.D. Davis, however, is probable with a knee injury.
OUR PREDICTION: The under is 8-1 in the Hurricanes’ last nine games overall, is 7-1 in their last eight conference games, and is 5-0 in their last five neutral site games. In their last seven games after accumulating less than 100 yards rushing in their previous contest, the under cashed six times.
On the other side, the under is 6-2-1 in the Tigers’ last nine games overall, is 5-1-1 in their last seven conference tilts, and is 4-0 in their last four games coming off a win of more than 20 points.
ACC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME PREDICTION: MIAMI/CLEMSON UNDER 46.5