The winner of this game will take control over the Atlantic Division in the ACC with just two weeks to play. Clemson comes in with a perfect 9-0 record and are 6-0 in ACC play so far this season. Boston College brings a 4-1 conference record into this matchup with Clemson, having lost to North Carolina State in October. The Boston College Eagles are a 20-point underdog in this game.
Eagles Need To Control Tempo
Boston College will also need their defense to show up and limit the big play ability of Clemson in this game. The Eagles are giving up just 24.1 points per game this season, which is way below what Clemson is averaging. Boston College is giving up just 6.1 yards per passing attempt to their opponents this season, which could play a huge role in this game.
Clemson Solid On Both Sides
Offensively, Clemson has the ability to score on nearly every play that they run from scrimmage. Freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence has completed over 65 percent of his passes this season and has thrown a whopping 18 touchdowns. Running back Travis Etienne is just two rushing yards away from 1,000 on the season and has scored 15 touchdowns. The Clemson offense is legit.