Clemson Tigers vs Syracuse Orange NCAAB Betting Prediction

Clemson Tigers vs Syracuse Orange Prediction 2/10/2024

The Clemson Tigers (15-7) travel to face off against the Syracuse Orange (15-8) on Saturday, February 10th. This game will be played at JMA Wireless Dome in Syracuse and televised on ESPN2. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 12:00 ET.

Clemson Tigers vs Syracuse Orange

The Clemson Tigers Are Coming Off A Win

So far this season, Clemson has a record of 15-7, including a 5-6 mark in Atlantic Coast Conference games. The Tigers are 10-1 in non-conference action, and they have gone 5-4 on the road compared to 10-3 at home.

This will be the 16th game that Clemson has been favored in, and they have gone 11-5 in that role. Their average scoring margin on the road this season is +1.0, and they are coming off an 80-76 win over North Carolina.

Against the spread, Clemson has gone 11-10-1 this season. On the road, the Tigers have an ATS mark of 7-2, and over their last 10 road games, they are 7-3 vs. the spread. As the favorite, Clemson is just 5-10-1 vs. the spread this year and 3-6-1 in their last 10 games as the favorite.

So far this season, the over/under record in Clemson games is 14-8. On average, their games have finished with 151.5 points compared to an average over/under line of 147.4. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 139 points.

The Syracuse Orange Are Coming Off A Win

Through 23 games, Syracuse is 15-8 overall and 6-6 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. At home, the Orange are 12-2 compared to 3-6 on the road. Their average scoring margin at home is +6.8.

As the underdog, Syracuse is 2-7 this season, and the Orange have gone 2-1 in their last three home games. Most recently, they beat Louisville, 94-92.

As the underdog, Syracuse has struggled against the spread this season, going just 2-7. Their overall ATS record is 9-14. At home, the Orange have an ATS mark of 6-8 and they are 1-2 vs. the spread in their last 3 home games.

Today’s over/under line of 150 for Syracuse is right in line with the average over/under line in their games this season of 150.8. So far, their over/under record is 12-11. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 169 points, which is higher than the season average of 150.3. Currently, their over/under record in their last three games is 3-0.

Clemson Offense Breakdown

Clemson’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 80 points vs. North Carolina. Overall, they hit 39.7% of their shots from the field and went 15/20 from the free-throw line. The top scorer for the Tigers was PJ Hall with 25 points, while Joseph Girard III also added 21 to the scoreboard.

PJ Hall (C) 20.1 7.1 1.6
Joseph Girard III (G) 15.0 3.5 3.1
Chase Hunter (G) 11.8 2.5 2.7

Syracuse Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Syracuse’s offense looked good, scoring 94 points against Louisville. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 60.8% and made 22/33 free throws. Judah Mintz is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 18.3 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, J.J. Starling brings a PPG average of 13 into the game.

Judah Mintz (G) 18.3 3.1 4.6
J.J. Starling (G) 13.0 3.2 2.0
Chris Bell (F) 11.2 2.0 0.7

Clemson Team Defense

At present, the Tigers’ defense is nationally ranked 187th, allowing 72.4 points per game. In today’s game vs. Syracuse, the Clemson defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Clemson made 19 free-throws vs. the Tigers.

Syracuse Team Defense

Currently, the Orange’s defense holds the 231st rank in the nation, allowing 74.4 points per game. Syracuse’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Louisville offense to knock down 60% of their shots on their way to putting up 92 points.

Tigers vs Orange Trends

  • Across their ten previous road games, Clemson has an ATS mark of 7-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 5-5 while averaging 75 points per game.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Orange have a straight up record of 3-7 while going 3-7 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 73 points per game in these contests.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting underdog, the Orange have gone 1-2 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-2.
  • The last ten games that Clemson was favored, they have an ATS mark of 3-6-1 while going 5-5 straight up.

Tigers vs Orange Prediction

As the underdogs with a spread of +2.5, we recommend going with the Orange 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 total, the line is currently sitting at 150 and our model has the Tigers and Orange finishing with a combined 142 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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