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Radford Highlanders vs Clemson Tigers Prediction 12/29/2023

The Radford Highlanders (10-4) travel to face off against the Clemson Tigers (10-1) on Friday, December 29th. This game will be played at Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson and televised on ACC. Radford is coming off a win in their previous game, while Clemson is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Memphis. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

Radford Highlanders vs Clemson Tigers

The Radford Highlanders Are Coming Off A Win

Radford, who is currently 10-4, will be facing Clemson today. Radford has gone 3-4 on the road, but are 2-0 at home this season. As of now, Radford holds a 7-1-1 record against the spread heading into today’s matchup. In their last five games, the team has gone 4-1 vs. the spread.

Radford’s games have, on average, featured 139.8 points per game leading to an over/under record of 5-3-1. Their average over/under line is currently 140.6 points so far. In their most recent three games, the Highlanders’ over/under record is 1-2, with their games averaging 130 points per game.

The Clemson Tigers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Clemson enters their 12th game of the year with a 10-1 record. So far this season, all of the Tigers’ games have taken place on the road. Clemson has a winning record against the spread, sitting at 6-3. In their most recent five games, they are 4-1 vs. the spread.

So far, Clemson’s games have averaged 148.8 points per game with the average over/under line being 146.8 points. Over the course of the last five games, the Tigers’ games have averaged 154 points per game, along with an over/under record of 3-2.

Radford Offense Breakdown

In contrast to their season average of 74.6 points per game, the Radford had a below average performance. They scored 66 points against West Virginia and had a field goal percentage of 37.3%. Kenyon Giles is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 14.6 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, DaQuan Smith brings a PPG average of 13.8 into the game.

Kenyon Giles (G) 14.6 1.6 2.7
DaQuan Smith (G) 13.8 3.1 2.1
Bryan Antoine (G) 10.7 4.5 1.6

Clemson Offense Breakdown

The Tigers’ offense wrapped up their last game with 77 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 81.3 points per contest. PJ Hall is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 20.8 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Joseph Girard III brings a PPG average of 14.8 into the game.

PJ Hall (C) 20.8 6.7 2.4
Joseph Girard III (G) 14.8 3.7 3.7
Chase Hunter (G) 10.5 2.4 3.3

Radford Team Defense

Radford’s defense has been playing well, ranking 91st nationally, with 67.3 points allowed per game. So far, the Radford defense is giving up an average of 7.5 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.2 times per game (518th).

Clemson Team Defense

So far, the Tigers’ defense is ranked 129th in the country at 69.6 points per contest. Against Memphis in their most recent game, the Clemson defense gave up a total of 79 points while allowing Memphis to hit 43% of their shots.

Highlanders vs Tigers Trends

  • In their last five road games, Radford has averaged 71 points per game while allowing 68 . The team’s record in this stretch was 3-2 while going 5-0 vs. the spread.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Tigers have a straight up record of 4-6 while going 5-5 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 72 points per game in these contests.
  • Going back to their previous three games as the underdog, Radford has an ATS mark of 3-0 while going 1-2 straight up.
  • Through their last five matchups as the betting favorite, the Tigers have a good straight up record, but their ATS mark is just 2-3.

Highlanders vs Tigers Prediction

For a point-spread bet in this Tigers vs. Tigers matchup, we’re leaning towards the Tigers at -16.5. Although our projections show the Tigers winning 75-68, we suggest placing your bet on the Highlanders for the point-spread.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 142.5, and our model projects the Highlanders and Tigers to reach a combined total of 143 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

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