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2021 Clemson Tigers Betting Odds

Once upon a time, South Carolina had the upper hand on Clemson.  Former USC coach Steve Spurrier schooled Dabo Swinney and Tommy Bowden like a clock.  But as Swinney’s program began to take off, Spurrier saw what was coming.  And his retirement brought an end to the Gamecocks being competitive against their intra-state rivals.  This year is likely to be more of the same.  Despite the fact that Clemson is not what they used to be offensive.  Normally this would be an opportune College football betting year to get Clemson.  But South Carolina lacks the firepower to take advantage.

Clemson Tigers vs. South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Information

Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021
Time: 7:30 pm ET
Location: Williams Brice Stadium, Columbia
TV Coverage: SEC Network

Clemson vs. South Carolina Betting Odds

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Clemson -11½ ( -110 ) 43 ( -110 ) -430
South Carolina +11½ ( -110 ) 43 ( -110 ) +345
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Clemson Tigers at South Carolina Gamecocks CashBet Odds Analysis

On this occasion, Clemson will get a price break on the road.  And as a team that failed to live up to top online sportsbook expectations.  It is true that South Carolina has shown improvement under Shane Beamer.  But gamblers remain concerned about the USC popgun offense against a still-stout Clemson defense.

Clemson Finally Igniting for ACC Title Charge

Last week, Clemson routed Wake Forest 48-27 as a 3.5-point home favorite.  Also, the game went over the Betting on college football total of 57.  Now Clemson has a record of 8-3 straight up, 3-8 against the spread, and 4-6-1 over/under.  Overall, the Tigers rank 92nd for total offense and 78th for scoring offense.  While defensively, the Tigers rank 17th overall and 8th for points allowed.

Namely, Kobe Pace ran for a career-high 191 yards and two touchdowns as the Tigers won their 13th straight over Wake Forest.  Will Shipley, with 112 yards, joined Pace in surpassing the 100-yard mark on the ground and had two TD runs. Also, Shipley threw a 2-yard jump pass TD to Davis Allen. Clemson won its 34th straight at home.  Most important of all, the Tigers kept their hopes of a seventh straight trip to the ACC title game alive.

Beamer Produces Surprise Bowl in Rookie USC Campaign

Last week South Carolina beat Auburn 21-17 as 7-point home dogs.  The game went under the bet on NCAAF total of 46.  As a result, South Carolina is 6-5 straight up, 5-5-1 against the spread, and 5-6 over/under.  Overall, the Gamecocks rank 110th for total offense and 104th for scoring offense.  Defensively, USC ranks 45th overall and 48th for points allowed.

First-year coach Shane Beamer couldn’t hold back the tears after his Gamecocks became bowl eligible by beating Auburn.

Clemson Tigers at South Carolina Gamecocks Against the Spread

On the road, Clemson is 53% against the spread.  While as a favorite, the Tigers are 51% vs. the odds.  In non-conference action, Clemson is 27% against the spread.

As an away team, Clemson is 61% under the total.  Overall, as a favorite, the Tigers are 51% under the total.  And in non-conference games, Clemson is 54% under the total.

At home, South Carolina is 50% against the spread.  While as an underdog, the Gamecocks are 30% vs. the odds.  In non-conference action, South Carolina is 50% against the spread.

As a home team, South Carolina is 64% under the total.  Overall, as an underdog, the Gamecocks are 61% over the total.  And in non-conference games, South Carolina is 85% under the capacity.

Clemson is 4-2 against the spread vs. South Carolina.  Also, the Tigers and Gamecocks are 3-2 over/under the total.  Specifically, at South Carolina, Clemson is 2-1 vs. the odds against the Gamecocks.  Further, these two teams are 1-4 over/under the total at South Carolina.

Clemson Tigers at South Carolina Gamecocks CashBet Free Pick

As mentioned earlier, Clemson has the recent edge in their Betting on NCAAF series with South Carolina.  Additionally, the Gamecocks are a poor betting value as underdogs.

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