tigers vs horned frogs betting predictions

NCAAB: Clemson Tigers vs. TCU Horned Frogs Prediction 12/9/2023

The Clemson Tigers (8-0) travel to face off against the TCU Horned Frogs (7-0) on Saturday, December 9th. This game will be played at Coca-Cola Coliseum in Toronto and televised on FS1. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 4:00 ET.

Clemson Tigers vs TCU Horned Frogs

The Clemson Tigers Are Coming Off A Win

Today marks the 9th game of the season for Clemson, who currently boasts an unblemished 8-0 record. Looking back at their previous ten road games, which date back to last year, Clemson has gone 4-6. As of today’s game, Clemson has a current against-the-spread record of 4-3 for the season. Looking at their performance in the last five games, the team is 3-2 vs. the spread.

Clemson’s games have, on average, featured 149 points per game leading to an over/under record of 5-2-0. Their average over/under line is currently 145.4 points so far. The Tigers’ have recorded an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 149 points per game.

The TCU Horned Frogs Are Coming Off A Win

The TCU Horned Frogs, who are currently undefeated at 7-0, will face off against Clemson today. In their previous ten home games, TCU has a 9-1 record, including games from last year. TCU’s ATS record is currently sitting below .500 at 3-4. In their last five games, they are 2-3 vs. the spread.

Through seven games, TCU has an over/under record of 4-3-0 with their games averaging a combined 157.9 points per game so far. The Horned Frogs’ last five games have culminated with an average of 155 points per game and an over/under record of 3-2.

Clemson Offense Breakdown

Coming off a good offensive performance, Clemson’s offense scored 85 points against Alabama. Their field goal percentage for the game was 53.3%, and they went 10/15 from the free-throw line. Offensively, the Tigers have a season long field goal percentage of 47%, which is 77th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 32nd in percentage and 14th in three-pointers made.

PJ Hall (C) 20.5 7.6 2.6
Joseph Girard III (G) 14.4 2.9 3.4
Chase Hunter (G) 11.8 2.5 3.6

TCU Offense Breakdown

Against Georgetown, the TCU had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 91.7 points per game. They scored 84 points and posted a field goal percentage of 52.3% in the game. Leading TCU in scoring vs. Georgetown was Emanuel Miller with his 29 points. JaKobe Coles also added 17 points for the Horned Frogs.

Emanuel Miller (F) 15.9 5.6 3.0
JaKobe Coles (F) 15.7 5.3 1.9
Micah Peavy (G) 12.1 3.6 3.7

Clemson Team Defense

So far this season, the Clemson defense has been performing well, ranking 94th in the country at 68.3 points allowed per contest. In their most recent game, the Clemson defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Alabama knocked down 11 three-pointers on their way to 77 points.

TCU Team Defense

This season, the TCU defense has been impressive, holding the 66th position in the country while permitting an average of 66.1 points per contest. TCU’s three-point defense is currently 67th in the country at 6.1 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.0% of their shots vs. TCU.

Tigers vs Horned Frogs Trends

  • Clemson has played well in their previous 5 road games, going 3-2 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 74 points per game while allowing 71. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-2.
  • When looking at their past five home matchups, TCU has an ATS record of 2-3 while averaging 73 per game. The team went 2-3 overall in these games.
  • Looking back on the team’s last five games as the underdog, the Horned Frogs have a straight up record of 1-4. Their record vs the spread in these games was 2-3.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the favorite, the Tigers have a straight up record of 9-1. But, their mark vs the spread was just 5-5.

Tigers vs Horned Frogs Prediction

The Horned Frogs come in as the underdog at +1.5, making them our top choice on the point spread. We not only expect them to cover the spread but also believe they have a strong chance of winning the game outright, especially if you’re aiming for a higher moneyline payout.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 150.5 and given that our model is projecting 141 points between the teams, we like the under.

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