lemson Tigers vs Florida State Seminoles Prediction 1/20/2024

Clemson Tigers vs. Florida State Seminoles Prediction 1/20/2024

The Clemson Tigers (12-5) travel to face off against the Florida State Seminoles (11-6) on Saturday, January 20th. This game will be played at Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee and televised on ACCN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 4:00 ET.

Clemson Tigers vs Florida State Seminoles

The Clemson Tigers Are Coming Off A Win

After starting the season 4-0 on the road, Clemson has struggled as of late, going just 3-6 in their last 10 games away from home. They will look to snap a three-game losing streak on the road when they take on Florida State, and they are 9-3 this season as the favorite.

On the year, the Tigers are 12-5 overall, including a 2-3 record in Atlantic Coast Conference play. In their last game, they defeated Boston College by a score of 89-78.

As the favorite this season, Clemson has gone 4-7-1 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Tigers have a mark of 3-6-1. On the road this year, Clemson’s ATS record is 4-2. However, their ATS mark in their last three road games is just 1-2.

So far this season, the over/under record for Clemson games is 11-5. Currently, their average scoring total is 152.5 points per game. In their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 and the average scoring total is 169 points. Over their last 10 games, the over/under record is 7-3 and the average scoring total is 157 points.

The Florida State Seminoles Are Coming Off A Win

Florida State enters this game as the underdog, with a record of 4-2 in games where they are not favored. They have won their last five games, including an 84-75 victory over Miami (FL). On the season, they are 11-6, and they have gone 5-1 in Atlantic Coast Conference play.

At home, the Seminoles have been even better, going 8-3 compared to 3-3 on the road. Their average scoring margin at home is +7.7, and they have won their last three games in Tallahassee.

Florida State has been a solid bet this season, going 10-6-1 against the spread. Their home record vs. the spread is 6-4-1 and they have gone 5-1 vs. the spread as the underdog. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Seminoles have an ATS mark of 7-3. At home, they are 5-4-1 vs. the spread this season and have gone 3-0 ATS in their last 3 home games.

Florida State’s over/under record this season is 10-6-1, and the average scoring total in their games is 150.4 points. Today’s over/under line of 152 is similar to the average OU line in their games (150.6). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, their OU record is 2-1, and the average scoring total in those games is 150 points.

Clemson Offense Breakdown

Clemson’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 89 points against Boston College. They had an overall field goal percentage of 54.2% and made 18/22 free throws. The top scorer for the Tigers was PJ Hall with 26 points, while Joseph Girard III also chipped in with 26 points.

PJ Hall (C) 20.1 7.1 1.7
Joseph Girard III (G) 15.2 3.5 3.4
Chase Hunter (G) 11.7 2.5 2.9

Florida State Offense Breakdown

Florida State is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 84 points vs. Miami (FL). This figure is more than their season average of 77.1 points per game. Leading Florida State in scoring vs. Miami (FL) was Amir Spears with his 16 points. Cameron Corhen also added 16 points for the Seminoles.

Jamir Watkins (F) 13.1 5.9 3.2
Darin Green Jr (G) 12.3 3.1 1.0
Baba Miller (F) 7.9 5.4 1.6

Clemson Team Defense

So far, the Tigers’ defense is ranked 197th in the country at 73.4 points per contest. In today’s game vs. Florida State, the Clemson defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Clemson made 18 free-throws vs. the Tigers.

Florida State Team Defense

Florida State’s defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 73.2 points per game. In their previous game vs. Miami (FL), the Hurricanes finished with a field goal percentage of 46% and a total of 75 points vs. Florida State.

Tigers vs Seminoles Trends

  • When looking at their past three road matchups, Clemson has an ATS record of 1-2 while averaging 77 per game. The team went 0-3 overall in these games.
  • Through their last ten home games, Florida State has an ATS record of just 5-5. However, their overall record was 5-5 while averaging 72 points per game.
  • Florida State has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 3-0 SU and 3-0 ATS in their last three games.
  • Spanning across their last five games as the betting favorite, the Tigers have gone 0-4-1 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-4.

Tigers vs Seminoles Prediction

Entering the game as underdogs with a spread of +1.5, the Seminoles 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 total, the line is currently sitting at 152 and our model has the Tigers and Seminoles finishing with a combined 142 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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