Clemson Tigers vs. Miami (FL) Hurricanes - NCAAB Betting prediction

Clemson Tigers vs Miami (FL) Hurricanes Prediction 1/3/2024

The Clemson Tigers (11-1) travel to face off against the Miami (FL) Hurricanes (10-2) on Wednesday, January 3rd. This game will be played at Watsco Center in Coral Gables and televised on ESPN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 8:00 ET.

Clemson Tigers vs Miami (FL) Hurricanes

The Clemson Tigers Are Coming Off A Win

The Clemson Tigers come into their game against Miami (FL) with a record of 11-1. In their four road games, the Tigers are 3-1, while at home they are a perfect 8-0. Clemson’s record vs. the spread heading into today’s game stands at 8-4. In their last five games, they have a solid 4-1 record vs. the spread.

After 12 games, Clemson has an over/under record of 8-4-0, with their games averaging a combined 151.4 points per game so far. Looking at the Tigers’ last three games, their over/under record is 3-0 with their games averaging 165 points per game.

The Miami (FL) Hurricanes Are Coming Off A Win

Miami (FL) comes into today’s game against Clemson with a 10-2 overall record. In their two road games this season, the Hurricanes are 0-2, while at home they are a perfect 10-0. As of today’s game, Miami (FL) has an ATS record of 7-5. In their last ten games this season, Miami (FL) has gone 3-2 vs. the spread.

So far, Miami (FL)’s games have averaged 154.4 points per game with the average over/under line being 153.8 points. The Hurricanes have an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 155 points per game.

Clemson Offense Breakdown

Clemson is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 93 points vs. Radford. This figure is more than their season average of 82.2 points per game. The Clemson offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 24.4 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 39% of their looks from outside this season.

PJ Hall (C) 20.5 6.4 2.2
Joseph Girard III (G) 15.6 3.8 3.7
Chase Hunter (G) 11.0 2.3 3.4

Miami (FL) Offense Breakdown

Miami (FL) is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 95 points vs. North Florida. This figure is more than their season average of 84.7 points per game. Leading Miami (FL) in scoring vs. North Florida was Norchad Omier with his 27 points. Matthew Cleveland also added 15 points for the Hurricanes.

Norchad Omier (F) 17.6 9.8 1.3
Wooga Poplar (G) 16.2 5.2 2.2
Matthew Cleveland (G) 14.9 5.4 1.8

Clemson Team Defense

At present, the Tigers’ defense is nationally ranked 111st, allowing 69.2 points per game. In their previous game vs. Radford, the Highlanders finished with a field goal percentage of 56% and a total of 58 points vs. Clemson.

Miami (FL) Team Defense

Currently, the Hurricanes’ defense holds the 120th rank in the nation, allowing 69.8 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.7 threes per game vs. Clemson. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 26.9%.

Tigers vs Hurricanes Trends

  • In their last three road games, Clemson has averaged 76 points per game while allowing 71. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-1 while going 3-0 vs. the spread.
  • Across the Hurricanes last three home games, the team averaged 65 points per game while allowing 85. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 0-3, while going 0-3 straight-up.
  • As the betting underdog, the Hurricanes have an ATS mark of just 6-4 in their last ten games. Miami (FL) posted a straight up mark of 6-4 in these matchups.
  • The Tigers have played well in their last five games as the betting favorite, going 5-0 straight up and 3-2 against the spread.

Tigers vs Hurricanes Prediction

As the underdogs with a spread of +1.5, we recommend going with the Hurricanes on the point spread. We not only see them covering the spread but also have a strong likelihood of winning this one outright, especially if you’re seeking a higher payout on the moneyline.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 155.5, and our model projects the Tigers and Hurricanes to reach a combined total of 142 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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