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    One of the best rushers in college football will be featured when Omarion Hampton and the North Carolina Tar Heels (8-2) visit the Clemson Tigers (6-4) on Saturday, November 18, 2023.

    The Tar Heels are underdogs, but by less than a touchdown (+6.5), against the Tigers (with an over/under of 58 points).

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    Game Info for Clemson vs. North Carolina

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 18, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Berkeley, California
    • Stadium: Memorial Stadium
    Clemson vs North Carolina Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Clemson -6.5 -112 -108 58 -110 -110 -269 +214

    Clemson Pick Insights

    • Clemson’s ATS record is 4-5-0 this season.
    • Clemson has a 3-3 record against the spread when favored by 6.5 points or more this season.
    • Four of Clemson’s nine games with a set total have hit the over (44.4%).

    Clemson Stats & Insights

    • Clemson ranks 49th in total offense this year (408.3 yards per game), but has been shining on defense, ranking sixth-best in the FBS with 408.3 yards allowed per game.
    • Clemson is putting up 30.3 points per game on offense (46th in the FBS), and ranks 40th defensively with 21.2 points allowed per game.
    • Clemson owns the 57th-ranked offense this year in terms of passing yards (238.6 passing yards per game), and has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking seventh-best with only 163 passing yards allowed per game.
    • On the defensive side of the ball, Clemson has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking 20th-best by surrendering only 109.3 per game. The Tigers rank 48th on offense (169.7 rushing yards per game).
    • Clemson is putting up a 42.2% third-down conversion rate on offense (44th in the FBS), and ranks 27th on defense with a 33.6% third-down conversion rate allowed.
    • Clemson ranks 47th in college football with a +2 turnover margin after forcing 19 turnovers (10th in the FBS) while committing 17 (104th in the FBS).

    Clemson’s Best Players

    • Cade Klubnik has thrown for 2,261 yards (226.1 ypg) to lead Clemson, completing 63.3% of his passes and tossing 18 touchdown passes compared to seven interceptions this season.
    • Phil Mafah has 721 rushing yards on 126 carries with eight touchdowns.
    • Will Shipley has collected 592 yards on 123 carries, scoring four times.
    • Beaux Collins has hauled in 38 catches for 510 yards (51 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone three times as a receiver.
    • Tyler Brown has hauled in 39 receptions totaling 445 yards, finding the end zone four times as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Jake Briningstool has been the target of 56 passes and compiled 37 receptions for 384 yards, an average of 38.4 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone four times through the air this season.
    • Jeremiah Trotter Jr., the team’s tackle and sacks leader, has amassed 4.5 sacks, seven TFL, 55 tackles, and two interceptions.

    North Carolina Betting Insights

    • North Carolina is 6-4-0 against the spread this season.
    • Five of North Carolina’s 10 games with a set total have hit the over (50%).

    North Carolina Pick Insights

    • North Carolina’s offense has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks third-best in the FBS with 520.6 total yards per game. In terms of defense, it is giving up 389.2 total yards per game, which ranks 82nd.
    • North Carolina’s defense ranks 61st in the FBS with 25.5 points surrendered per contest, but it has been carried by its offense, which ranks eighth-best by generating 39.9 points per game.
    • North Carolina’s pass offense has been excelling, posting 321.9 passing yards per game (eighth-best) this season. Defensively, it ranks 84th by giving up 235.5 passing yards per game.
    • North Carolina’s run defense ranks 80th in the FBS with 153.7 rushing yards surrendered per game, but it has been carried by its offense, which ranks 19th-best by generating 198.7 rushing yards per contest.
    • North Carolina’s third-down defense ranks 68th in the FBS with a 38.7% third-down conversion percentage allowed, but it has been led by its offense, which ranks sixth-best by generating a 52% third-down rate.
    • North Carolina has thrived in terms of turnovers, as the team’s turnover margin of +10 ranks fourth-best in the FBS, with 18 forced turnovers (17th in the nation) and eight turnovers committed (11th in the nation).

    North Carolina’s Best Players

    • Drake Maye has compiled 3,145 yards on 65.8% passing while collecting 21 touchdown passes with six interceptions this season. He’s also run for 276 yards with eight scores.
    • Hampton has run for 1,236 yards on 206 carries so far this year while scoring 13 times on the ground. He’s also added 24 catches, totaling 204 yards and one touchdown in the passing game.
    • British Brooks has collected 311 yards (on 67 attempts) with two touchdowns.
    • Devontez Walker has collected 35 catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 600 (60 yards per game). He’s been targeted 50 times and has six touchdowns.
    • J.J. Jones has put up a 536-yard season so far with one touchdown. He’s caught 33 passes on 48 targets.
    • Bryson Nesbit’s 53 targets have resulted in 36 grabs for 508 yards and five touchdowns.
    • Kaimon Rucker paces the team with 8.5 sacks, and also has 10 TFL and 42 tackles.
    • North Carolina’s leading tackler, Cedric Gray, has 94 tackles, six TFL, 4.5 sacks, and one interception this year.
    • Alijah Huzzie leads the team with three interceptions, while also recording 39 tackles, one TFL, and three passes defended.
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