Terrapins take on Tigers in Week 11 contest
Maryland Terrapins vs Clemson Tigers Odds
A key Week 11 battle has the visiting Terrapins travelling to Clemson on Saturday to face the Tigers.
This season the Tigers are 8-1 overall and 7-2 ATS against the number, while the Terrapins are 4-5 and 4-4-1 ATS. As for the totals, Clemson is 5-3 on the OU, and Maryland is 4-4.
Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup, the Tigers sat as 27.5-point favorites, according to 5Dimes. The total, meanwhile, had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Tigers sit at No. 26 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Terrapins are at No. 82 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Tigers will win this game 46-25.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Clemson's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 42.7 PPG, against a Terrapins defense that ranks No. 33 this week at 21.7 PPG. The Tigers aerial game is averaging 324.4 yards per game, more than the Terrapins secondary allows through the air, 191.6 YPG per game.
In comparing defenses, the Terrapins own the league's No. 2-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 63.5 yards per game when on the road. Clemson, on the other hand, rates No. 68 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Maryland was a 33-13 loser in their most recent outing at home against Georgia Tech. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (46) made winners of OVER bettors. Maryland was hammered in its last outing, as Georgia Tech ran up a 33-13 score against them at Byrd Stadium.
Last time out for Clemson, they were a 56-20 winner as they battled Duke on the road. Clemson covered in the match as a 12-point favorite, while 76 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. In Clemson's last outing, Tajh Boyd threw for 344 yards to lead the Tigers over Duke 56-20 at Wallace Wade Stadium.
Maryland Terrapins Trends:
When playing in November are 2-8
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 1-9
When playing within the conference are 2-8
Clemson Tigers Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on grass are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 7-3
A few Terrapins at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Maryland's last 5 games when playing on the road against Clemson
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Maryland's last 6 games when playing Clemson
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Maryland's last 6 games
Maryland is 4-11-1 ATS in its last 16 games
Clemson is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Clemson's last 5 games when playing at home against Maryland
Clemson is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Clemson's last 6 games when playing Maryland
Maryland home to Florida State, Saturday, November 17
Clemson home to North Carolina State, Saturday, November 17