Boston College vs. Clemson Odds, Betting Trends: The 59% ATS Angle for Saturday’s Week 5 Game
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As 10-point favorites the Clemson Tigers were stunned in Week 4 at North Carolina State, likely dashing Dabo Swinney and Company’s playoff hopes.
Are they on upset alert again this Saturday versus Boston College?
According to Bet Labs, the visitors have a big historical edge in this ACC tilt.
Boston College vs. Clemson Betting Trends
Road underdogs getting seven or more points in a conference game with a closing total of 48 or below are 384-265-13 (59.2%) against the spread (ATS) since 2005.
This angle has yielded a 14.7% return on investment — $100 bettors playing every road underdog in this spot would be up a cool $9,758 lifetime.
The Eagles are a perfect 4-0 overall and 3-1 ATS this season, and fresh off a non-conference victory over Missouri.
Boston College’s lone missed cover was Week 2 against UMass, a game in which the offense lost star quarterback Phil Jurkovec to a significant hand injury.
Clemson, meanwhile, has dropped all three games ATS versus FBS opponents this fall.
A club that had hopes of punching a bid to its seventh straight playoff appearance has barely impressed the voters, sitting No. 25 in the AP Poll.
Although Swinney has been on a tear in conference play (22-10 ATS) his Tigers are on the brink of dropping six straight covers dating back to last season.