Clemson at Virginia Tech 12/5/20 College Football Picks and Predictions
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Virginia Tech Hokies (4-5) vs Clemson Tigers (8-1)
Game Info: Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 7:30 pm (Lane Stadium/Worsham Field)
Betting Odds: Virginia Tech Hokies +21.5 -- Over/Under: 66.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Clemson Tigers and Virginia Tech Hokies face off on Saturday in a college football showdown on Saturday at Lane Stadium.
The Clemson Tigers come into this game with an 8-1 record overall with their only loss coming against Notre Dame without Trevor Lawrence. In the last game against the Pitt Panthers after a bit of a layoff, Lawrence got some revenge putting up 52 points and that led to a 52-17 victory. Lawrence completed 26 of his 37 passes for 403 yards and two touchdowns. Running back Travis Etienne had 11 carries for 58 yards and two touchdowns. On offense, Clemson is averaging 46.1 points per game while their defense is giving up 19.2 points per game. In this game it’s going to be all about running up the score early and making life tough on Virginia Tech to keep up.
On the other side of this matchup is the Virginia Tech Hokies who have struggled this year and they have only won four of their nine games. Coming into this game Virginia Tech has lost three games in a row and in their last game they lost to the Pitt Panthers 47-14. That was the same Pitt team that could only manage 17 points on Clemson. On the season Virginia Tech is averaging 33.2 points per game while their defense is giving up 32.6 points per game.At home this season the defense is giving up 25.2 points per game. At quarterback, Virginia Tech is led by Hendon Hooker who has thrown for 1332 yards, nine touchdowns, and five interceptions.
Clemson is 12-4 against the spread in their last 16 road games. The over is 7-2 in Virginia Tech’s last nine games in November. Clemson is 3-7 against the spread in their last ten games overall. The over is 6-2-1 in Virginia Tech’s last nien games as an underdog.
This is a game where Clemson could get close to this total by themselves. Look for Clemson to run up the score, Virginia Tech will also score enough points, and this game is going well over the total. Back the over to cash.