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    At 3:30 PM ET on Saturday, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (3-1) play at the Clemson Tigers (3-2).

    The Tigers are expected to win by at least two TDs (currently -21) against the Demon Deacons. The over/under for this matchup is 52.5 points.

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    Game Info for Clemson vs. Wake Forest

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 7, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ACC Network
    • Location: Berkeley, California
    • Stadium: Memorial Stadium
    Clemson vs Wake Forest Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Clemson -21 -110 -110 52.5 -110 -110 -1790 +935

    Clemson Pick Insights

    • Clemson is 2-2-0 against the spread this season.
    • In games it has played as at least 21-point favorites this season, Clemson is 1-0 against the spread.
    • One of Clemson’s four games with a set total has hit the over (25%).

    Clemson Stats & Insights

    • On the defensive side of the ball, Clemson has been a top-25 unit, ranking ninth-best by surrendering just 267.4 yards per game. The offense ranks 27th (457.2 yards per game).
    • On offense, Clemson ranks 35th in the FBS with 35.2 points per game. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 40th in points allowed (267.4 points allowed per contest).
    • Defensively, Clemson has been a top-25 unit in terms of passing yards, ranking 23rd-best by giving up only 184.2 passing yards per game. The Tigers rank 38th on offense (272.8 passing yards per game).
    • Clemson has the 38th-ranked offense this season in terms of rushing yards (184.4 per game), and has been more effective on defense, ranking 12th-best with only 83.2 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • On offense, Clemson has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 23rd-best in the FBS by putting up a 47.8% third-down conversion rate. The defense ranks 42nd on defense (35.1% third-down percentage allowed).
    • With 10 forced turnovers (14th in the FBS) against eight turnovers committed (83rd in the FBS), Clemson (+2) owns the 34th-ranked turnover margin in college football.

    Clemson’s Best Players

    • Cade Klubnik has thrown for 1,239 yards (247.8 ypg) to lead Clemson, completing 65.4% of his passes and collecting 11 touchdown passes compared to two interceptions this season. He’s also figured in the ground game with 72 rushing yards on 44 carries with two rushing touchdowns.
    • Will Shipley has 353 rushing yards on 72 carries with two touchdowns. He’s also added 17 catches for 96 yards (19.2 per game) and two touchdowns through the air.
    • This season, Phil Mafah has carried the ball 43 times for 278 yards (55.6 per game) and four touchdowns.
    • Tyler Brown’s team-high 314 yards as a receiver have come on 20 catches (out of 24 targets) with two touchdowns.
    • Beaux Collins has put up a 289-yard season so far with two touchdowns, hauling in 19 passes on 31 targets.
    • Antonio Williams has a total of 145 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing 15 passes and scoring two touchdowns.
    • T.J. Parker has three sacks to lead the team, and also has six TFL and 14 tackles.
    • Jeremiah Trotter Jr. is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s amassed 26 tackles, two TFL, 1.5 sacks, and one interception.
    • Wade Woodaz has a team-leading two interceptions to go along with five tackles and two passes defended.

    Wake Forest Betting Insights

    • Wake Forest is 1-2-0 against the spread this season.
    • None of Wake Forest’s three games with a set total this year have hit the over.

    Wake Forest Pick Insights

    • Wake Forest is accumulating 426.5 total yards per game on offense this season (46th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 338.5 total yards per contest (46th-ranked).
    • In terms of points scored Wake Forest ranks 69th in the FBS (29 points per game), and it is 51st defensively (22.8 points allowed per game).
    • With 249.8 passing yards per game on offense, Wake Forest ranks 55th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 69th, giving up 228.5 passing yards per contest.
    • Wake Forest ranks 47th in the FBS with 176.8 rushing yards per game on offense, and it ranks 34th with 110 rushing yards allowed per contest on the defensive side of the ball.
    • Wake Forest ranks 26th in the FBS with a 47.5% third-down conversion percentage, but it has been lifted up by its defense, which ranks 18th-best by giving up a 31% third-down rate.
    • With eight forced turnovers (37th in the FBS) and nine turnovers committed (102nd in the FBS) this season, Wake Forest ranks 83rd in the FBS with a turnover margin of -1.

    Wake Forest’s Best Players

    • Mitch Griffis has recored 999 passing yards, or 249.8 per game, so far this season. He has completed 59.8% of his passes and has recorded nine touchdowns with six interceptions.
    • Demond Claiborne is his team’s leading rusher with 63 carries for 311 yards, or 77.8 per game. He’s found the end zone two times on the ground, as well.
    • Justice Ellison has taken 44 carries and totaled 250 yards.
    • Jahmal Banks has totaled 24 catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 276 (69 yards per game). He’s been targeted 31 times and has three touchdowns.
    • Taylor Morin has put up a 239-yard season so far with two touchdowns. He’s caught 18 passes on 28 targets.
    • Wesley Grimes’ 10 catches (on 21 targets) have netted him 199 yards (49.8 ypg) and two touchdowns.
    • Jacob Roberts, the team’s sack and tackle leader, has collected five sacks, five TFL and 26 tackles.
    • DaShawn Jones has a team-high three interceptions to go along with eight tackles and three passes defended.
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