Clemson vs Charlotte: Charlotte fans better hope the squad plays one heck of a game on Saturday as the spread is decidedly against them. They will take on Clemson at 7:30 p.m. ET at Memorial Stadium. These two teams have set a high bar for this matchup after stand-out offensive performances in their previous contests.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET
- Where: Memorial Stadium — Clemson, South Carolina
- TV: ACC Network
When you finish with 292 more yards than your opponent like the 49ers did last week, a favorable outcome is almost sure to follow. They took their contest with ease, bagging a 52-17 win over Massachusetts. Charlotte’s success was the result of a balanced attack that saw several players step up, but QB Chris Reynolds led the charge as he passed for 155 yards and two touchdowns. Reynolds ended the game strong with a streak of seven complete passes.
We saw a pretty high 64.5-point over/under line set for this one, but the actual score was more down to earth. Clemson was fully in charge, breezing past Syracuse 41-6. The victory came about even with Clemson handicapping themselves with 80 penalty yards.
Their wins bumped Charlotte to 2-1 and the Tigers to 3-0. Two defensive numbers to keep in mind before kickoff: Charlotte enters the contest with only 123 passing yards allowed per game on average, good for fifth best in the nation. As for Clemson, they rank second in the league when it comes to sacks, with 14 on the season. We’ll find out if either of these strengths ends up making the difference in the matchup.
The Tigers are a big 41.5-point favorite against the 49ers.
Vegas was right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 41.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last four years.