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Clemson vs Georgia Tech preview

Three of the Clemson Tigers' last four regular season games come on the road, starting this week against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.

Georgia Tech has given Clemson trouble in the past as they are 4-1 SU and 3-2 ATS in their last five meetings, but Clemson is red-hot with six straight ATS wins.

Tajh Boyd threw for five touchdowns and 367 yards in Clemson’s 59-38 win over North Carolina last Saturday.

The Yellow Jackets sport records of 6-2 and 4-3-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Tigers sit at 8-0 and 7-1 ATS on the season. The over under records are 5-3 for the Yellow Jackets and 6-2 for the Tigers.

View Clemson vs Georgia Tech Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: The home team opened as 4.5-point underdogs in this NCAA football battle.

Power Rankings / Prediction: This game matches up the No. 28 (Yellow Jackets) and the No. 21 (Tigers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAF Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 48-46 result in favor of the Tigers is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Georgia Tech's No. 17-ranked offense (38.4 PPG) against a Tigers defense that ranks No. 51 at 25 PPG. The Yellow Jackets passing attack has averaged 157.4 yards per game, less than the Tigers give up through the air (208.6 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Tigers feature the league's No. 99-rated road run defense, allowing 212 yards per game. Georgia Tech, meanwhile, ranks No. 2 in rushing offense at home.

Last time out for Clemson, they were a 59-38 winner as they battled North Carolina at home. Clemson covered in the match as a 9.5-point favorite, while 97 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Georgia Tech lost its last outing, a 24-7 result against Miami on October 22. Georgia Tech failed to cover in that game as a 3-point underdog, while the 31 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Clemson Tigers Trends:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on grass are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 8-2

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Trends:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on grass are 6-4
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 5-5

A few Tigers at Yellow Jackets trends to consider:
Clemson is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Clemson's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Clemson's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Clemson's last 7 games when playing Georgia Tech
Georgia Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Georgia Tech is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Clemson
Georgia Tech is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Georgia Tech's last 7 games when playing Clemson

Next up:
Clemson home to Wake Forest, Saturday, November 12
Georgia Tech home to Virginia Tech, Thursday, November 10

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