The Clemson Tigers lost their first game of the season by one point on Saturday and will be looking to take it out in the Wake Forest Demon Deacons this Saturday, November 19th at BB&T Field in Winston-Salem. Here are the NCAA football betting sportsbook odds for that game:
Clemson Tigers -21½ (-110) -1600
Wake Forest Demon Deacons +21½ (-110) +1050
The Tigers (9-1) were upset 42-43 by the Pittsburgh Panthers. QB Deshaun Watson threw 52 of 70 for 580 yards with three TDs and three interceptions. Mike Williams had 202 yards and one TD on 15 receptions. Artavis Scott and Deon Cain also scored receiving TDs. Wayne Gallman ran for 36 yards and three TDs on 18 carries. Ben Boulware had 12 tackles. Dorian O’Daniel and Carlos Watkins each had a sack. Scott returned seven kicks for 120 yards. The Tigers saw a 2016 nine-game winning streak – and 25-game regular season winning streak overall – come to an end.
The Deacons (6-4) lost to the Louisville Cardinals 12-44 on Saturday. QB John Wolford went 13 of 22 for 141 yards. Cortez Lewis had 41 yards on four catches. Cade Carney ran for 50 yards on 17 carries. Jessie Bates III had 13 tackles. Willie Yarbary had two sacks. Mike Weaver kicked 4 of 4 field goals.
Clemson is averaging 503.0 total yards (346.2 passing and 156.8 rushing) and allowing 328.0 total yards (192.9 passing and 135.1 rushing) per game. Watson is 256 of 387 (66.1%) for 3077 yards with 27 TDs and 13 interceptions. Williams has 956 yards and six TDs on 67 receptions. Gallman has run for 670 yards and 11 TDs on 138 carries. Boulware has 82 combined tackles. Watkins has 6½ sacks. Jadar Johnson has intercepted four passes. As far as NCAA football betting is concerned, the Tigers are 23-2 straight-up in their last 25 games, 5-0 straight-up in their last five road games, 5-0 straight-up in their last five games versus Wake Forest, 2-5 against the spread in their last seven visits to Wake Forest, and 4-1 straight-up in their last five visits to Wake Forest.
Wake Forest is averaging 319.7 total yards (164.8 passing and 154.9 rushing) and allowing 381.8 total yards (229.4 passing and 152.4 rushing) per game. Wolford is 140 of 247 (56.7%) for 1454 yards with five TDs and seven picks. Tabari Hines has 389 yards and two TDs on 33 catches. Matt Colburn has run for 490 yards and Wolford has scored six rushing TDs. Bates has 76 combined tackles and has intercepted five passes. Marquel Lee has six sacks. As far as NCAA football betting goes, the Deacons are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games, 2-4 straight-up in their last six games, 2-4 in their last six home games, 4-1 straight in their last five home games, 0-5 straight-up in their last five games versus Clemson, 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games hosting the Tigers, 1-4 straight-up in their last five games hosting Clemson.