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Miami (FL) vs Clemson Pick & Preview: Saturday, February 4th Betting Odds

Hurricanes vs Tigers Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Miami (FL) Hurricanes at Clemson Tigers
  • Where: Clemson at Littlejohn Coliseum
  • Date: Saturday, February 4th
  • Betting Odds: Miami (FL) +2, MIA +111 | CLMSN -136 O/U 147.0

Hurricanes Preview:

The Miami (FL) Hurricanes head into today’s game in what will be their 23rd game of the season, posting a record of 17-5. So far, the Hurricanes have played 8 games on the road, with a record of 4-4. For the season, Miami (FL) has been the underdog in 5 games, sitting with a mark of 1-4. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Hurricanes being +2 point underdogs.

Miami (FL)’s leading scorer this season is Isaiah Wong, who is averaging 16.27 points per contest. So far, Wong has accounted for 20.78% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.55 rebounds per game and 3.5 assists. Jordan Miller is the second leading scorer for the Hurricanes, averaging 14.95 points per game. Between him and Miller, they are accounting for 39.9% of the team’s scoring.

On offense, Miami (FL) is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 74.8 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 22 games, they have only hit 35.0% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 36.2% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.

Tigers Preview:

Clemson heads into this matchup having played 23 games and have an overall record sitting at 18-5. So far this season, Clemson has played 14 games at home, sitting with a record of 13-1. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Tigers as the -2 point favorites. The Tigers have been favored 18 times, going 15-3 straight up.

Clemson will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Hunter Tyson who is averaging 16.26 points per game for the Tigers. Tyson is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Tigers’ offensive game plan is the play of PJ Hall who has hit 49.8% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 14.05 points per game.

Coming into today’s game, Clemson will be looking from some improved play from their offense. Currently, the Tigers are ranked 180th at 71.7 points per game. A major reason for their low scoring mumbers is the fact that they tend to work the clock on offense. This year, they are the 578th ranked team in terms of pace. When looking at their 3-point shooting numbers, Clemson is close to the NCAA average at 36.3%.

Free Spread Prediction: Miami (FL) Hurricanes +2

After running our analysis on this game, we’ve identified the best side to take on the spread. Currently, the oddsmakers have Clemson as the favorites with a line coming in at -2. However, based on how these team’s matchup, we see this number being too high and like the Miami (FL) Hurricanes to cover. Both team’s have knocked down the 3-point shot at a rate similar to the NCAA average this season with Clemson at 7.76 made 3’s per game compared to Miami (FL) at 7.36. Look for Miami (FL) to put together a strong enough defensive effort to cover the spread vs the Tigers.