Clemson Tigers vs Arizona Wildcats NCAAB Betting Prediction

Clemson Tigers vs Arizona Wildcats Prediction 3/28/2024

The Clemson Tigers (23-11) travel to face off against the Arizona Wildcats (27-8) on Thursday, March 28th. This game will be played at Arena in Los Angeles and televised on CBS. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 7:09 ET.

Clemson Tigers vs Arizona Wildcats

The Clemson Tigers Are Coming Off A Win

As a road underdog this season, Clemson has gone 6-3, and they are 8-6 on the road overall. Over their last 10 games away from home, the Tigers are 5-5, and they are 3-2 in their last five road games.

On the season, Clemson has an average scoring margin of +2.7 on the road, and they are 23-11 overall. In their most recent game, the Tigers defeated Baylor by a score of 72-64, and they have won two straight.

As the underdog, Clemson has been very strong vs. the spread this season, going 8-1. Their overall ATS record is 18-14-2. On the road, the Tigers have gone 10-4 vs. the spread this year and over their last 10 road games, they are 6-4.

Today’s over/under line of 152.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Clemson’s games this season (147.5). So far, 20 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 0-3 and the average scoring total is 133 points.

The Arizona Wildcats Are Coming Off A Win

Arizona enters this game as a 7-point favorite, and they have been favored in 34 of their 35 games this season. Their overall record is 27-8, and they are currently on a two-game winning streak.

At home, the Wildcats have been dominant, going 19-3 this season. Over their last 10 games at home, they have gone 8-2, and they are coming off a 78-68 win over Dayton.

As the favorite this season, Arizona has gone 20-13-1 against the spread. At home, their ATS record is 14-7-1. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Wildcats are 5-4-1 vs. the spread. In their last 3 home games, Arizona is 1-1-1 ATS.

Arizona’s over/under record for the season sits at 15-20-1, and today’s line of 152.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (157.9). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 140 points, which is lower than today’s line.

Clemson Offense Breakdown

In contrast to their season average of 77.4 points per game, the Clemson had a below average performance. They scored 72 points against Baylor and had a field goal percentage of 48.9%. PJ Hall is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 18.8. Meanwhile, Joseph Girard III also brings a PPG average of 15.7 into the game.

PJ Hall (C) 18.8 6.6 1.5
Joseph Girard III (G) 15.7 3.3 2.8
Chase Hunter (G) 12.2 2.4 2.9

Arizona Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Arizona offense put up 78 points against Dayton. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 52.8% and made 8 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Caleb Love with 19 points. Keshad Johnson also added 13 points for the Wildcats.

Caleb Love (G) 18.1 4.7 3.4
Oumar Ballo (C) 13.1 10.1 0.8
Pelle Larsson (G) 12.8 4.1 3.6

Clemson Team Defense

The Tigers’ defense is presently ranked 133rd nationally, allowing an average of 70.6 points per contest. The Clemson defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 64 points and allowed Baylor to connect on 6 threes.

Arizona Team Defense

Currently, the Wildcats’ defense holds the 170th rank in the nation, allowing 71.8 points per game. Against Dayton in their most recent game, the Arizona defense gave up a total of 68 points while allowing Dayton to hit 52% of their shots.

Tigers vs Wildcats Trends

  • In their last five road games, Clemson has averaged 73 points per game while allowing 67 . The team’s record in this stretch was 3-2 while going 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • Arizona has played well in their previous three home games, going 2-1 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 79 points per game while allowing 70. The team also performed well vs the spread at 2-1.
  • Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the underdog, the Tigers have a straight up record of 6-4. Their record vs the spread in these games was 8-2.
  • In their last five contests as the favorite, Arizona has a poor record vs the spread going 2-2-1. But, they still put together a straight up mark of 3-2.

Tigers vs Wildcats Prediction

Entering the game as underdogs with a spread of +7, the Tigers is our point spread pick. Our projections not only see them covering the spread but also indicate a solid chance of an outright victory. This is a good choice for those looking for a higher moneyline payout.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 152.5, and our model projects the Tigers and Wildcats to reach a combined total of 145 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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