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Iowa State vs Clemson 12/29/21 - Cheez-It Bowl Picks & Predictions

Clemson Tigers vs Iowa State Cyclones Odds & Info

Game Clemson Tigers vs Iowa State Cyclones
Date & Time Wednesday December 29, 2021, 5:45 PM (EST)
Camping World Stadium Orlando, FL
Latest odds
CLEM -1.5 ; O/U 44
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The Clemson Tigers get set to take on the Iowa State Cyclones in the Cheez-It Bowl. The Clemson Tigers finished the season with a 9-3 record. Clemson has played in 47 Bowls and have a 25-22 bowl game record. 

Clemson finished their season with a five game win streak. The Tigers beat and shutout South Carolina in their last game 30-0. Running back Will Shipley rushed for 128 yards in that win and scored a touchdown. The Clemson Tigers allow just 99.2 rushing yards per game which is 19th best in the country. Clemson has been carried by their defense this season. 

The Iowa State Cyclones finished the season with a 7-5 record and 4th in the Big 12. The Cyclones head into this game with a 5-11 bowl game record. Iowa State beat TCU in their last game of the season. QB Brock Purdy threw for 262 yards and 2 touchdowns in that win. 

The Cyclones have played well on both sides of the ball this season. Iowa State averages 268 passing yards per game which ranks 46th in the country. The Cyclones defense only allowed 328 yards per game which is 38 best. Expect Iowa State to be motivated in this game to take out a top tier team like Clemson.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Tigers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games on fieldturf.
  • Tigers are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 non-conference games.
  • Cyclones are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win.
  • Cyclones are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 non-conference games.

Free NCAAF Pick:

Iowa State Cyclones +1.5

The 19th ranked Clemson Tigers will be up against a tough Cyclones team in this game. Clemson has covered the spread in just four of their last ten games played. Bowl games are about team motivation and Iowa State will take this game much more seriously. Final Score Prediction, Iowa State Cyclones win and cover ATS 28-23.

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