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Tony George of BangTheBook.com previews and gives his free pick & prediction for the ESPN Gameday marquee matchup SEC vs ACC Georgia Bulldogs vs the Clemson Tigers.
The Virginia Cavaliers (15-6, 5-3 ACC) host the Clemson Tigers (12-9, 4-5 ACC) Thursday at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN2 in ACC action. Oddsmakers have listed Virginia as a 6.5-point favorite.
Clemson moved to No.10 in the rankings with a 3-0 straight-up start that includes a 26-19 victory over Auburn on opening day as a two-point road favorite. Last Saturday, the Tigers rolled over Division IAA Furman 41-7 but could not cover as 39.5-point favorites at home.
Balance has been the key to Clemson’s offensive attack with an average of 298 yards per game through the air and another 219.3 yards per game on the ground.
For the second week in a row, No. 21 Clemson will host a ranked opponent, and they have been perfect this season, winning all three of their games. Meanwhile, after losing to the No. 1 team in the country, the …
The No. 5 North Carolina Tarheels host the No. 10 Clemson Tigers tonight in Chapel Hill in a big ACC conference match-up. Clemson dropped their first loss last weekend 78-68 from the hands of No. 1 Wake Forest. North Carolina has won two games in a row after losing two in one week against Boston College and Wake Forest. The game has big aspirations for both teams in terms of ACC regular season hopes. Clemson lost their first conference game last weekend and North Carolina has already lost two. Neither team can afford anymore losses as they both trial Duke and Wake Forest who are undefeated in conference play. Clemson has the chance to gain a lot of respect among the national audience if they could pull of the win as big underdogs tonight.
The Clemson Tigers were thought of as possible National title contenders before the season began but entering Thursday’s game at Wake Forest they are just trying to stay above .500. Year after year it seems that everyone anoints Clemson as the favorite in the ACC and a team that could make a splash in the National title race, yet every year they disappoint. This year could be the biggest disappointment yet. The Tigers have already lost twice this season and if they lose on Thursday at Wake Forest, they could see their season slip away.
A matchup of two Top 25 teams takes place at the Georgia Dome on Saturday as #9 Clemson takes on #24 Alabama. The Tigers are one of the favorites in the ACC this season but head coach Tommy Bowden has continually disappointed Clemson followers in recent seasons. Saturday’s opener is a major test for Bowden and Clemson after last season’s failure.