Clemson Tigers vs. Baylor Bears NCAAB Betting Prediction

Clemson Tigers vs Baylor Bears Prediction 3/24/2024

The Clemson Tigers (22-11) travel to face off against the Baylor Bears (24-10) on Sunday, March 24th. This game will be played at FedExForum in Memphis and televised on TNT. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 6:10 ET.

Clemson Tigers vs Baylor Bears

The Clemson Tigers Are Coming Off A Win

As the Clemson Tigers get ready to take on the Baylor Bears, they find themselves as 4.5-point underdogs. So far this season, Clemson has gone 5-3 as the underdog.

Overall, the Tigers are 22-11, including an 11-10 record in Atlantic Coast Conference play. On the road, Clemson has gone 7-6 this season, and they come into this matchup with a two-game losing streak.

Overall, Clemson has an ATS record of 17-14-2 this season, including a mark of 9-4 on the road. As the underdog, the Tigers have gone 7-1 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Clemson has an ATS record of 7-3. On the road, their ATS mark is 6-4 in their last 10 contests.

So far this season, the over/under record in Clemson games is 17-16, and today’s line of 144.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (147.6). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 140 points, and their OU record in those games is 1-2. Today’s line is lower than the average scoring total in their last three games.

The Baylor Bears Are Coming Off A Win

After a win over Colgate, Baylor improved their record to 24-10 on the season. In 34 games, they have gone 12-9 in Big 12 play compared to a 12-1 record in non-conference action.

At home, the Bears have been dominant, going 18-2 this season. Over their last ten games at home, they have gone 8-2.

As the favorite this season, Baylor has an impressive ATS record of 16-6-1. Their overall ATS record is 20-13-1, and at home, they are 14-5-1 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Bears have gone 7-2-1 ATS.

So far this season, the over/under record in Baylor games is 19-15. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 140 points. On the year, the average scoring total in their games is 151.1 points, and today’s over/under line is set at 144.5 points.

Clemson Offense Breakdown

The Tigers’ offense wrapped up their last game with 77 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 77.4 points per contest. Leading the team in scoring was Chase Hunter with 21 points. Ian Schieffelin also added 16 points for the Tigers.

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

Baylor Offense Breakdown

Baylor finished with 92 points in their game against Colgate. This total surpasses their season-average of 80.5 points per game. For the season, the Baylor offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 48%. So far, they have hit 54% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 8.5 made three’s per contest.

Ja’Kobe Walter (G) 14.2 4.4 1.5
RayJ Dennis (G) 13.3 3.8 6.8
Jalen Bridges (F) 11.9 5.7 1.4

Clemson Team Defense

Currently, the Tigers’ defense holds the 140th rank in the nation, allowing 70.8 points per game. The Clemson defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 56 points and allowed New Mexico to connect on 7 threes.

Baylor Team Defense

So far, the Bears’ defense is ranked 154th in the country at 71.2 points per contest. Against Colgate in their most recent game, the Baylor defense gave up a total of 67 points while allowing Colgate to hit 57% of their shots.

Tigers vs Bears Trends

  • Across their last five road contests, Clemson has been good against the spread posting a mark of 3-2. Their overall mark in these games was 3-2, while averaging 75 points per game.
  • In their last three games at home, the Bears have a straight up record of 1-2 while going 1-2 vs. the spread. The team averaged 64 points per game in this stretch.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Tigers have gone 7-3 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 5-5.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Bears have a strong straight up record of 3-0. In addition, their ATS record was 3-0 in these scenarios.

Tigers vs Bears Prediction

In this Bears vs. Bears matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Bears at -4.5. While we project the Bears to win 73-71, our recommendation is to bet on the Tigers for the point-spread.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 144.5, and our model predicts the Tigers and Bears to score a combined 144 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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