The Aggies of Texas A&M (+12) are gearing up to host the No. 2 Clemson Tigers (-12) at Kyle Field. The game is scheduled to kick off at 7:00 p.m. ET and ESPN will broadcast the action.
Betting Preview: Clemson Tigers at Texas A&M Aggies
In this Saturday game, Clemson is getting picked as the heavy favorite and is currently giving up 12 points. In order to take the favorite, moneyline bettors would currently have to put up $500 to win $100 back on the Tigers (-500). The Aggies are getting +350 moneyline odds. If one program finds paydirt in the early stages, it’ll likely result in a nice betting opportunity in-game.
The game’s line opened at 11 and the sharp action has been siding with the Tigers.
The Tigers have gained 0.0 units this season and are 0-1 against the spread (ATS). The team has posted an O/U record of 0-0.
The Aggies have gained 0.0 units for moneyline bettors this year. They’re 1-0 ATS and also have an O/U record of 0-0.
The Tigers have gone 1-0 straight up (SU) in 2018 while the Aggies are also 1-0 SU.
The Tigers are looking to stay unbeaten after a 48-7 victory over Furman last weekTheir defense allowed the Paladins to run for 117 yards on 53 rush attempts. Deon Sanders had a productive day for the Paladins in that one with 50 rushing yards on four attempts. On the offensive side of the ball, the Tigers completed 22-of-35 passes for 277 yards and four touchdowns. Kelly Bryant went 10-for-16 for 127 yards and one touchdown while Trevor Lawrence completed nine-of-15 for 137 yards and three touchdowns. Travis Etienne (63 rushing yards on 11 attempts, one TD) and Lyn-J Dixon (89 yards on six carries) led the ground attack in the win while Tee Higgins (three receptions, 35 yards) and Amari Rodgers (three catches, 44 yards, one TD) handled the receiving duties.
Texas A&M is coming off of a lopsided 59-7 win over Northwestern State. The team’s defense held its ground in the victory, holding the Demons to only 230 passing yards and 21 yards on the ground. Jazz Ferguson had a good outing in the loss, recording 129 yards on four catches for Northwestern State. As a group, the Aggies collectively completed 23-of-35 passes for 255 yards and three touchdowns. Kellen Mond went 17-for-25 for 184 yards and two touchdowns while Nick Starkel was five-of-eight for 63 yards and one touchdown. Trayveon Williams (240 yards on 20 rush attempts, three TDs) handled the ground game in the win while Jhamon Ausbon (six receptions, 81 yards) and Jace Sternberger (five catches, 56 yards, two TDs) led the pass-catching corps.
Clemson Tigers vs. Texas A&M Aggies Betting Pick
SU Winner: Texas A&M, ATS Winner: Texas A&M
Team Betting Notes
- The Clemson defensive unit has sacked opposing QBs 3 times this year. Texas A&M has produced zero sacks.
- Texas A&M has lost one fumble this season while Clemson has not lost any.
- The Tigers created a whopping 40 rushing touchdowns last season.
- The Aggies put up 26 rushing touchdowns last season.
- The Tigers converted 17 passing touchdowns last season.
- The Aggies recorded 22 passing touchdowns last season.