While two of the top three teams in the country will play each other this weekend, the No. 1 ranked Clemson Tigers will head on the road to play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Saturday at noon ET. This game will be aired on ABC.
So where is the money going? Should you side with the public? Here’s a breakdown of what’s happening so far in the betting market.
All odds and info is provided by DraftKings Sportsbook.
Opening lines for this game came out with Clemson listed as -27 favorites, and DraftKings currently has the same point spread. The Tigers are seeing plenty of the bets and money on their side. Of all the bets placed on this point spread, 67% of bets are going to Clemson in addition to 75% of the money.
Is the public right? This is such a difficult spot to handicap. Is Clemson is 27 points better than Georgia Tech? Of course it is, but the Tigers will win by however many points they choose. Given the talent gap in this game, I’ll side with the public.
The point total for this game opened at 59.5, and shot up quite a bit where it rests at 64 currently. The public hammered the over with 75% of the bets rooting for points in addition to 92% of the handle.
Is the public right? Yes, the public was right to jump on this at 59.5. Clemson could get close to this number by itself, though it will likely take multiple touchdowns for Georgia Tech to hit this over.
Sportsbooks opened the moneyline with Clemson at -10000 and Georgia Tech at +1800. The Tigers have the same moneyline odds, while Georgia Tech is at +1600. Clemson is getting 83% of the moneyline bets, but 59% of the money is on Georgia Tech.
Is the public right? Clemson will win this game. Any money going against Clemson to win this game is wasting money.
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