Clemson vs. Notre Dame ACC Championship Betting Odds, Picks and Expert Analysis
The best sportsbooks for US players favor Clemson when the Tigers and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish vie for the ACC championship. Notre Dame (10-0 SU, 5-5 ATS) gave Clemson (9-1, 4-6) its only loss last month, when the Tigers didn’t have Trevor Lawrence. The would-be No. 1 pick in next year’s NFL draft will be back under center for the Tigers on Saturday. Clemson aims for its sixth straight ACC title.
Clemson Tigers vs. Notre Dame NCAAF Odds by MyBookie.ag
|Clemson||-10½ (-110)||60 (-110)||-365|
|Notre Dame||+10½ (-110)||60 (-110)||+305|
Betting Clemson Tigers
The Tigers are championship chalk according to the best online sportsbooks. Bank of America Stadium is only a two-hour drive from Clemson. The Tigers won’t have as much of a home-field advantage this season as they did in previous ACC title games played in Charlotte.
Attendance for this game has been limited to 7% of the stadium’s capacity. That a maximum of 5,240 fans will be in attendance. Clemson has won all five of its ACC championship games at Bank of America Stadium. Four of those five wins came by 28 points or more.
The Tigers are 2-0 SU and ATS since Lawrence came back from COVID-19. But their 45-10 routing of Virginia Tech in their regular-season finale was deceiving. Clemson led just 17-10 at halftime. Three of the Tigers’ six TDs followed Virginia Tech turnovers. That includes a 66-yard fumble return for a score.
Following a 17-to-2 touchdown-to-interception ratio in six games before contracting COVID-19, Lawrence has thrown three TDs and one pick in two games since. At least Clemson’s defense looks better heading into the title game.
The Tigers have surrendered an average of 13.5 points in their last two games since getting torched for 47 points and 518 total yards against the Irish in Week 10. That was the third consecutive game they’d given up at least 21 points.
Betting Notre Dame Fighting Irish
ND is the dog for this one per the best sportsbooks for US players. The Irish will not have a key piece of the offensive line. A piece that pushed Clemson around in the teams’ prior meeting this season. Center Jarrett Patterson had foot surgery last month and will be out for the rest of the year.
This weakens a unit that helped Notre Dame outyard Clemson 208-34 on the ground on November 7 in South Bend. Fifth-year senior guard Tommy Kraemer should be at 100%, however, following an emergency appendectomy that limited his playing time in Notre Dame’s past two games.
Led by senior quarterback Ian Book, the Fighting Irish offense heads into the ACC championship game en fuego. Notre Dame has scored at least 45 points in three of its past four games. as well as four of six. It has failed to break the 30-point mark just once since the opening week of the season.
Book has passed for 15 touchdowns and just two picks this season. He has been aided by a ground attack ranking 13th in the nation with 235 yards per game. Notre Dame’s run defense has also been crucial in the team’s 10-0 season. They hold opponents to fewer than 100 yards per game on average. Travis Etienne, Clemson’s top running back, had just 28 yards on 18 carries against the Irish earlier this season.
Clemson Tigers vs. Notre Dame NCAAF Pick
Lawrence’s absence was the biggest story in the prior meeting this year. Clemson also lacked several key starting players on defense. Now that the Tigers are back in full swing, customers of the best sportsbooks for US players can expect a dominant performance in a grudge match with a national playoff spot on the line.