This NCAA football betting matchup on Sunday, December 27th can be seen on ESPN. Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl betting favors Clemson by a touchdown and the total on this game is 52.5. Three years ago in Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl betting it was Kentucky winning 28-20. That was the first bowl win for Kentucky in 13 years and now the Wildcats have won three straight bowl games, having won in 2007 and in 2008 as well.
Kentucky comes into Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl betting at 7-5 and it is amazing that the Wildcats won seven games considering they had a lot of injuries and that they started a true freshman at quarterback at the end of the season. Kentucky had Randall Cobb and Derrick Locke leading the offense as Locke was second in the SEC in total offense while Cobb was third. Kentucky is hoping to get starting quarterback Mike Hartline back for this game against Clemson. He went down with a knee injury and the passing game struggled without him.
Kentucky is likely to have more motivation in Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl betting. Clemson finished the season at 8-5 but they were just a play away from playing in a BCS bowl game. The Tigers lost the ACC title game 39-34 to Georgia Tech and fell from a BCS game to the Music City Bowl. Clemson was bypassed by the Gator Bowl so they slipped all the way down to this game.
Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl betting numbers indicate that Kentucky has been excellent in NCAA football betting in non-conference games. They are Wildcats are 9-2-1 ATS in their last 12 non-conference games. On the other side, Clemson has struggled out of the conference as they are 3-9 vs. the NCAA football betting odds in their last 12 non-conference games. They are also just 1-6 ATS in their last 7 vs. the SEC and they are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 bowl games.
Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl betting stats indicated that four of the last five Kentucky games as an underdog have gone over the total. The last five Clemson games overall have gone over the NCAA football betting line. It should be noted though that the last five Clemson bowl games have all gone under.