ACC Championship Preview
No. 3 Clemson and No. 23 Virginia Tech meet in the ACC Championship tonight. Here is a breakdown of the contest.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Clemson is the favorite on the road, as the Tigers are getting odds of -10.5 points against the Tigers. The over/under total is listed at 59 points. These two will meet tonight at 8PM ET from Camping World Stadium in Orlando, FL. These two haven’t met up since 2012, but Clemson has won and covered the spread in the last three meetings with Virginia Tech. These two have hit the under in three straight meetings.
Clemson is 11-1 on the season and 6-6 against the spread while going 6-6 with the over/under total. Clemson has a very prolific offense, averaging 40 points and 508.7 yards per game. Defensively, the Tigers are allowing only 17 points and 307.9 yards per game. Virginia Tech is 9-3 on the season and 6-6 against the spread. The Hokies are 7-5 with the over. Defensively, Tech is allowing just 21.1 points and 332.2 yards per game. On offense, Tech is posting 34.8 points and 453.4 yards per contest.
Clemson is getting the edge in public wagers for this game, as the Tigers are getting 57 percent of the bets as a 10.5-point favorite. The Tigers are just 2-4 against the spread in their last six games. They have failed to cover in three of their last five as a double-digit favorite. Virginia Tech has covered in two straight entering tonight’s game. They are 1-1 ATS in their two games as an underdog. They failed to cover as an 11-point dog against Tennessee back on Sept. 10.
Injuries won’t impact Clemson too much tonight, as the offense is fully intact. The Hokies are mostly healthy as well but they could have some issues at running back in regards to the depth. Marshawn Williams is out with a knee injury. He has put up 244 yards and two touchdowns, sitting fourth on the team in rushing.