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Panthers look to go 3-0 against the Tigers

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The No. 2 Clemson Tigers face the Pittsburgh Panthers on Saturday for the Dr. Pepper Atlantic Coast Conference Championship game. The game will kickoff at 8 pm on ABC at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The Tigers have a 12-0 record. They are 5-0 on the road.

The Panthers are 7-5. They; however, are 2-4 on the road.

Clemson Tigers running back Travis Etienne running the ball against the North Carolina State Wolfpack
Travis Etienne running the ball against the North Carolina State Wolfpack (Getty Images)

The Panthers are 2-0 against the Tigers all-time. They won 43-42 on November 12th, 20016. They also won 34-3 on December 30th, 1977 in the Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, Florida.

According to Covers.com Consensus Analysis, the Panthers have a 59% chance to win this game, according to their public poll. Their expert poll; however, gives the Tigers a 52% chance to win this game.

Clemson is on a 12-game win streak. They were last defeated by the Alabama Crimson Tide in the College Football Playoff Semifinal in 2017.

The Panthers were defeated in their last regular season game. They lost 24-3 on November 24th to the Miami (Florida) Hurricanes.

Pittsburgh has not won since defeating the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, 34-13, on November 17th.

The Tigers are scoring 45.7 points per game. They are giving up 14.0 points.

The Panthers are scoring 27.8 points, but they’re also giving up 27.8 points.

Tigers quarterback Trevor Lawrence has gone 200 of 302 for 2,488 yards. He also has 22 touchdowns and four interceptions.

Travis Etienne leads the Tigers backs with 164 carries for 1,307 yards and 19 touchdowns. Tee Higgins leads the Tigers receivers with 49 receptions for 766 yards and eight touchdowns.

Panthers quarterback Kenny Pickett has gone 165 of 265 for 1,825 yards. He also has 12 touchdowns and five interceptions.

Qadree Ollison leads the Panthers backs with 175 carries for 1,134 yards and 10 touchdowns. Taysir Mack leads the Panthers receivers with 21 receptions for 489 yards and a touchdown.

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