The ESPN Football Power Index (FPI) was released on Monday. This predictive rating system that was developed by ESPN measures team strength and uses it to forecast game and season results.
Clemson is huge favorites in every one of their games this season. The one team with the best chance to beat the Tigers is Notre Dame. That game is scheduled for November 7th in South Bend, Indiana.
ESPN has the Tigers annual rivalry game with South Carolina listed as their sixth toughest game on the schedule with Clemson having a 97% chance to win.
The FPI says that the games with Louisville (93.9%), Georgia Tech (96.3%), Boston College (96.3%), Florida State(91.2%), and Notre Dame(86.7%) all have a higher percentage or chance of pulling off the upset over the Clemson. The Gamecocks are also the Tigers only SEC opponent on the schedule this season.