Clemson vs Ohio State Predictions for 2019 CFP Semifinal Fiesta Bowl

Zach Brunner
Justin Fields signals before a play in the 2019 Big Ten championship game against Wisconsin.
Justin Fields signals before a play in the 2019 Big Ten championship game against Wisconsin. / Justin Casterline/Getty Images
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The 2019-20 college football bowl season is upon us, with each team battling out one final effort to end their season on a high note. In this year's Playstation Fiesta Bowl, the No. 3 Clemson Tigers face the No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes for a chance to advance to the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship game. Currently, the Tigers are 2-point favorites over the Buckeyes, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

If you're looking to place a wager on this game, it's always wise to read up on what some industry experts have to say first. With that in mind, here are some expert predictions for the 2019 Fiesta Bowl between Clemson and Ohio State.

Fiesta Bowl Predictions

Bleacher Report
Jake Rill of Bleacher Report gave his predictions for every bowl game against the spread, predicting Ohio State covers in this game.

Washington Post
Neil Greenberg and Matt Bonesteel of the Washington Post also gave their predictions against the spread, but they are split in their decisions. Neil is siding with the Buckeyes to cover, while Matt is picking the reigning national champions to get the best of Ohio State.

ESPN
Adam Rittenberg, senior writer at ESPN, expects the game to come down to a big fourth quarter from the Tigers, with Clemson winning this one and covering the spread, 34-30.

Overall, all four of the experts highlighted above are split, with two picking Ohio State and two backing Clemson to win this year's Fiesta Bowl CFP semifinal.


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