ACC foes will do battle when the No. 5 Clemson Tigers (5-0) battle the Boston College Eagles (2-3) at Alumni Stadium in Boston, Massachusetts.
Clemson vs. Boston College Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 20.5 points, with bookmakers listing Clemson as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, Clemson has -1434 odds to pick up the win, while Boston College is listed at +804 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 48.5 points.
How to Watch Clemson vs. Boston College Live?
- Game Day: Saturday, October 8, 2022
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: ABC
- Location: Boston, Massachusetts
- Stadium: Alumni Stadium
Offensively, Clemson ranks 46th in the FBS with 439.2 yards per game. Meanwhile, its defense ranks 35th in total defense (332.8 yards allowed per contest). On offense, Clemson has been a top-25 unit, ranking 15th-best in the FBS by putting up 41.0 points per game. The Tigers rank 42nd on defense (21.4 points allowed per game). On offense, Clemson ranks 48th in the FBS with 261.8 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defense ranks 106th in passing yards allowed per contest (262.6). Clemson ranks 48th in rushing yards this year (177.4 rushing yards per game), but has been shining on the defensive side of the ball, ranking second-best in the FBS with 70.2 rushing yards allowed per game. Clemson sports the 58th-ranked defense this year in terms of third-down efficiency (36.0% third-down conversion rate allowed), and has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking eighth-best with a 52.6% third-down conversion rate. Clemson has forced eight total turnovers (47th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over four times (15th in the FBS) for +4a turnover margin of +4, 26th-ranked in college football.
Boston College has not been getting things done offensively, ranking 20th-worst with 317.4 total yards per game. It has been more effective on defense, surrendering 373.2 total yards per contest (70th-ranked). Boston College is putting up 23.4 points per game on offense this season (101st-ranked). Meanwhile, it is allowing 28.6 points per contest (86th-ranked) on defense. Boston College ranks 75th in the FBS with 239.6 passing yards per game on offense, and it ranks 60th with 218.8 passing yards given up per contest on the defensive side of the ball. Boston College ranks third-worst in rushing yards per game (77.8), but it has been more effective on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 85th in the FBS with 154.4 rushing yards allowed per contest. Boston College ranks 14th-worst in third-down conversion rate (31.3%), but it has been more productive on the other side of the ball, ranking 61st in the FBS with a 36.5% third-down rate allowed. After forcing five turnovers (98th in the FBS) and turning the ball over nine times (98th in the FBS) this season, Boston College owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin of -4.
Clemson vs. Boston College Betting Analysis
Clemson Betting Insights
Clemson has covered the spread two times in five games with a set spread. Clemson has 1-2 ATS when playing as at least 20.5-point favorites. Clemson games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under three times this season. The Tigers have yet to lose as the moneyline favorite this season, going 4-0. The Tigers have played as a moneyline favorite of -1434 or shorter in only two games this season, and they won both.
Eagles Betting Insights
Boston College has covered the spread one time in five games with a set spread. Boston College games have gone over the total three times this year. The Eagles have entered the game as underdogs three times this season and won once. The Eagles have played as an underdog of +804 or more once this season and won that game.
Clemson vs. Boston College Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||53.8||53.0||55.0|
|Implied Total AVG||38.8||41.0||35.5|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||4-0||2-0||2-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||0-0||0-0||0-0|
|Point Total AVG||48.1||48.7||47.3|
|Implied Total AVG||31.6||33.3||29.0|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||0-1||0-1||0-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||1-2||1-0||0-2|
Players to Watch
- Barrett Carter has hit the gridiron for five games, compiling 1.0 sack to go with 2.0 TFL, 23 tackles, and one interception for the Tigers.
- K.J. Henry has helped spur the Tigers’ defense with 1.0 sack to go along with 3.0 TFL and 19 tackles in five games.
- As part of the Tigers’ defense, Trenton Simpson has collected 24 tackles in five games.
- Tyler Davis has been a big piece of the Tigers’ defensive unit in 2022, with nine tackles, 3.0 TFL, and two sacks in five games.
- Donovan Ezeiruaku has totaled 15 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and two sacks in five games for the Eagles.
- Jaylen Blackwell has been doing his part on defense, totaling 11 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and two sacks for the Eagles.
- Kam Arnold has amassed 17 tackles and two interceptions in five games for the Eagles.
- On defense, Elijah Jones has chipped in with 10 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and one interception in five games.
Clemson vs. Boston College Predictions and Pick
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Our pick to win this game is Clemson, and we project that Clemson will cover the spread (Clemson -20.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 48.5 points.