Tigers vs. Gamecocks Betting Odds
The Clemson Tigers will be looking to break up a SU and ATS losing streak against the South Carolina Gamecocks on Saturday night as the two schools hit the gridiron together.
Clemson is 0-4 both SU and ATS in its past four games against South Carolina, with the Gamecocks winning their meeting 27-17 last season as a 6.5-point road underdog. That was the third straight UNDER result for totals bettors in the series.
South Carolina is 6-1 ATS in seven meetings with Clemson and have dominated ACC competition to the tune of a 8-2 ATS streak in 10 games.
The Gamecocks currently sport a record of 9-2, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 5-6 ATS. The Tigers are 10-1 and 6-5 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Gamecocks post a 5-6 over under record this season, while the Tigers have gone 7-4 against the number.
This game matches up the No. 28 (Gamecocks) and the No. 7 (Tigers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA Football Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 38-30 result in favor of the Tigers is predicted by handicapping models.
Clemson won its last outing, a 52-6 result against The Citadel on November 23. Clemson covered in that game as a 40.5-point favorite, while the 58 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up South Carolina's No. 32-ranked offense (34.36 PPG) against a Tigers defense that ranks No. 18 at 20.18 PPG. The Gamecocks passing attack has averaged 254.64 yards per game, more than the Tigers give up through the air (200.09 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Tigers own the league's No. 57-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 171 yards per game when on the road. South Carolina, on the other hand, rates No. 34 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
A few Tigers at Gamecocks trends to consider:
Clemson is 14-7 ATS in its last 21 games
Clemson is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Clemson's last 5 games
Clemson is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
South Carolina is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
South Carolina is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of South Carolina's last 5 games
South Carolina is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home