The Atlantic Coast Conference is back for another exciting season as Clemson looks to expand his trophy case, which already includes hardware from seven of the last eight ACC championship games. Heisman Trophy candidates Drake Maye (+1600) from North Carolina and Jordan Travis (+1600) from Florida State will have something to say as they look to capture the top spot in the conference and maybe a spot in the college football playoffs.
What will the conference look like this fall and what should bettors know ahead of week 1?
We’ve got everything you need to know to bet on the ACC ahead of the 2023 season right here.
Cade KlubnikQB, Clemson Tigers (+1400)
Clemson’s game plan is tailor-made for double-digit wins thanks to a weak non-conference lineup and home games against Florida State and Notre Dame. I’ll give you the pleasure of deciding the most daunting test on the road: a week off on October 21st in Miami or November 25th in South Carolina.
Clemson’s offense faltered a bit last season, but former TCU offensive coordinator Garrett Riley built the ninth-best offense in the country while managing quarterback at Fort Worth, Texas a season ago Max Duggan to New York as a Heisman Trophy finalist. There are many advantages here. – Joe Fortenbaugh
Odds of +130 have an implied probability of 43%, and SP+ suggests Syracuse has a 55% chance of making 7-5 or better and UVA, thanks in part to a fairly easy schedule (five opponents predicted 65th or worse in SP+). , has a 59 percent chance of getting at least 4-8. The Caesars’ current overall wins are REALLY good and it’s hard to find too much of an advantage, but these two are tempting. – Bill Connelly
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Worst ATS in non-conference games last season (28-37-1, 43.1%) with a -10.7 coverage margin.
Lowest over percentage of any Power 5 conference (43.8%); only Mountain West was lower across the FBS (41.6%).