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ESPN Releases 2nd Half Prediction For Clemson-Syracuse

A view of Clemson's stadium during the day from high up.

CLEMSON, SC - SEPTEMBER 17: A general view of the start of the Miami Hurricanes against the Clemson Tigers game at Memorial Stadium on September 17, 2005 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Craig Jones/Getty Images)

It hasn't been an ideal start for Trevor Lawrence and the Clemson Tigers, as their offense has mustered just seven points in the first half. Nonetheless, the top team in the ACC still has time to mount a comeback.

Right now, the Syracuse Orange lead 16-7 through two quarters, in large part because of their defense. They've kept Lawrence to just 93 passing yards so far and have done a great job of forcing pressure in the pocket.

While the Tigers have looked anemic on offense, ESPN still believes they'll improve to 5-0 on the season.

ESPN's Football Power Index projections currently give Clemson a 50.3 percent chance to win the game.

Obviously, the result of this game will rely heavily on the health of Lawrence, who left the game in the second quarter. The backup quarterback for this game is Chase Brice, after Kelly Bryant announced he'll transfer.

If Dabo Swinney's offense will be without their quarterback, Travis Etienne will have to shoulder the load.

The game is available on ABC.