NCAA football wagering fans continue to be impressed with the overall improvement of both teams but are looking for college football betting online consistency from each.
Sports-Gambling opened with the Miami Hurricanes as a 3 point road favorite. Kickoff on ESPN2 is set for 12:05 PM Eastern.
The Miami Hurricanes are coming off an impressive 31-3 decimation of the Pitt Panthers as 4 point road favorites on ESPN Thursday Night Football. Miami improved to 2-1 both straight up and with the NCAA odds. It was an important statement making win after their loss at Ohio State in their previous game.
Defense is what makes the Canes win as they rank 8th overall nationally and 11th for points permitted. The offense has been up and down and ranks 39th for points scored. Jacory Harris has completed 64% of his passes but continues to be plagued by interceptions as he as a 6/6 touchdown to interception ratio.
Damien Berry has been impressive with a 5.3 yards per carry average.
The Clemson Tigers are coming off a much needed bye week that followed a heartbreaking 27-24 overtime loss at Auburn that was both hard hitting and physically draining. Clemson seemed to have the game in hand with a 17-0 lead but let Auburn off the hook for a tough non-conference loss.
Clemson stands at 2-1 straight up and 1-2 with the NCAA football odds. They are 17th in the country for scoring but 86th nationally for total defense. The Tigers are still growing through the transition of replacing superstar running back and kick returner CJ Spiller to the NFL.
Quarterback Kyle Parker has been impressive with a 6/1 TD/INT ratio while Andre Ellington has stepped in nicely at running back and has a 7.4 yards per carry average with 4 touchdowns. Dwayne Allen is a dangerous receiver with a team best 8 catches and a 19.5 yards per reception average.
Clemson has covered 8 out of their last 11 NCAA football wagering matchups in ACC action and has gotten the money 3 straight times against Miami including last year in a 40-37 win as 4 point road dogs.