But NCAAF mismatches often result is huge lopsided scores. This contest certainly has that potential. Some models have the Tigers scoring over 60 points and shutting out the Bulldogs. The Clemson Tigers are number one in the nation and coming off a 37-13 first-week win over Wake Forest. In their first game, the Citadel Bulldogs lost to the USF Bulls 27-6.
Citadel vs Clemson Pick – Trends and Stats
In their last 19 games, Clemson is 14-5 ATS. They are 20-0 in their last 20 home contests. The Citadel has lost 18 of their last 20 games and are 1-13 in their last 14 games versus ACC opponents. In their last seven games versus the spread, the Bulldogs are 2-5.
Bulldogs vs Tigers Spread Pick – Key Players
QB Trevor Lawrence and RB Travis Etienne lead the Tiger offense. Lawrence completed 22 of 28 passes for 351 yards and one touchdown. He did not throw a pick. He also rushed for two scores. Etienne ran for one TD while gaining 102 yards on 17 carries. He averaged 6.0 YPA.
Citadel vs Clemson Pick – Final Word
Our Citadel vs Clemson pick likes the Tigers to win this straight up. We also think they will beat the spread against this Southern Conference club. The Bulldogs will have a tough time scoring today, and they will find it hard-going in trying to stop Clemson. Make sure you check out our other college football picks. You’ll find Syracuse at #25 Pittsburgh (12:00 noon) here and #17 Miami and #18 Louisville (7:30 pm ET) here.
Citadel Bulldogs vs Clemson Tigers Summary
Clemson Tigers at -48.5 (-106)