Clemson vs Syracuse : This might be a matchup of the two best teams in the ACC, with the three-time defending champion Tigers (4-0, 1-0) playing host to the surprising Orange (4-0, 1-0). Syracuse is the only ACC team to beat the Tigers since 2016, and its fast start has come as a surprise, with the Orange.
In their quest for another College Football Playoff berth, the Clemson Tigers face a challenge Saturday when they host the surging Syracuse Orange in an ACC showdown at noon ET.
A Nevada-based expert with 20 years of experience in the sports wagering industry, Nagel specializes in handicapping college football. He also has a keen eye for the tendencies of these two programs. Over the past two years, Nagel boasts a record of 13-4 in against the spread picks involving Clemson or Syracuse.
Last season, he was all over Clemson’s stretch run to the College Football Playoff and advised followers to back the Tigers as 10-point favorites against Miami in the ACC title game. The result: Clemson rolled to a 38-3 victory, and anyone who followed Nagel’s advice pocketed an easy winner.
Nagel knows the Tigers will be seeking revenge against a Syracuse club that dealt them their lone loss in the 2017 regular season. Clemson seemed out of sorts and the Orange took advantage for a 27-24 home win as 24-point underdogs. This season,
Their quarterback situation now has clarity because standout freshman Trevor Lawrence has been named the starter moving forward. Lawrence got the nod after he ignited the offense with 176 yards and four touchdowns against the Yellow Jackets.
Nagel has analyzed all the key factors in Clemson vs. Syracuse and unearthed a critical x-factor that causes one side of the spread to hit hard. He’s sharing what it is, and who to back, only at SportsLine.