The Clemson Tigers will travel in ACC conference action to face the Virginia Cavaliers in an NCAA college football game on Saturday afternoon.
Kick off time from Virginia is scheduled for 3:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN.
The betting odds from this college football game have the road team Clemson Tigers favored by -16 ½ points.
The Tigers bounce back from a loss to Florida St with the 40-27 road win at the Maryland Terrapins last week as a -16 ½ point betting favorite. The game finished over 58 ½ points as the Tigers improved to 7-1 this season. Clemson went up 16-7 at the half.
The team gained 551 offensive yards with 247 running for over 4 yards a carry. Tajh Boyd hit on 28 of 41 passes for 304 yards with a touchdown and pick. Running back Roderick McDowell rushed it 30 times for 161 yards and two touchdowns. The Tigers had three turnovers and forced four away from the Terrapins. On defense they give up 364 yards to Maryland with 82 rushing for over 3 yards per attempt. Clemson was able to get off the field 69% of the time defending third down.
Virginia has lost five straight to fall to 2-6 on the season following a 35-25 home defeat last week to the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets as a +10 point underdog. The game total finished at over 49 ½ points. The Cavaliers were unable to overcome the 14-10 first half deficit.
The Cavs were able to amass 444 yards of offense with 68 running for under 2 ½ yards per carry. They lose the game despite a +4 turnover margin. On defense they give up 507 yards to the Georgia Tech offense with 394 yards to their run game for 7 ½ yards per attempt.