Clemson Tigers vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic. The first semifinal of the day, intense day for colle football. The Tigers are favorites for the perfect record this season, plus a couple of years ago they won at home against Notre Dame. The record record is still positive for the Tigers in 42 bowls. The Fighting Irish also had a season to remember, almost perfect and come to the Bowl as underdogs.
Clemson Tigers: Another title very close.
The Tigers closed the regular season with 13-0-0, a simply wonderful record. The record in the Atlantic Division at the ACC Conference was set at 8-0-0, the Tigers won against all the best ACC teams: Pittsburgh 42-10, Georgia Tech 49-21, Syracuse 27-23 and NC State 41 -7. The Tigers were unstoppable all season.
The average points for the Tigers per game is one of the biggest of the season with 45.4 points per game. In addition the offensive includes 39.2 rushes with 253.3 yards, 20.9 complete passes with 261.2 yards. The defense allows up to 13.7 points being one of the best defenses of the NCAAF.
Trevor Lawrence in his first year with Clemson, is a very lucky QB. The numbers for Lawrence this season have been fantastic, 64.8% completions, 2606 yards, 24 touchdowns and only 4 interceptions. Lawrence contributed 47 rushes this season with 151 yards and just one touchdown.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish: We are underdogs.
The Fighting Irish did not lose a single game in the regular season, the record was 12-0-0. Notre Dame belongs to the Independent conference and therefore does not have a record in the conference. The team had a tight schedule throughout the season. The strength of the Fighting Irish has been the good work of the offensive.
The team is scoring an average of 33.8 points per game, up to 8.3 points per quarter. The offense has had a good performance by air with 19.0 passes completed for 242.4 yards. The Rushes average is high with 41.7 per game with 196.2 yards. The ATS for the Fighting Irish is 7-5-0
The last game against Clemson Tigers was in 2015, the Tigers won by 24-22, just by two points. Ian Book will be the QB today, good numbers with 70.4% in completed passes, 2468 yards, 19 touchdowns with 6 interceptions. Up to 78 rushes in the regular season with 250 yards including 4 touchdowns.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Clemson Tigers vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish 12/29/2018 is: take the Clemson Tigers -12.0 (Point Spread).
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