Betting on today’s Eagles and Tigers game? Catch the action at Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson, SC, as the Tigers hosts this showdown at 3:00 ET on ACCN. The over/under for this Atlantic Coast conference contest is set at 151.5 points, with the Tigers being the favored team playing at home against the Eagles.


The Pick: Boston College Eagles +9

This game will be played at Littlejohn Coliseum at 3:00 ET on Saturday, January 13th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Tigers.
  • Even though we have Clemson winning straight-up, we like Boston College at +9.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 151.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Can the Eagles Grab a Win in Clemson?

Through 15 games, Boston College has a 10-5 record, including a 1-3 mark in Atlantic Coast Conference play. On the road, the Eagles are 3-2 this season, and their average scoring margin in these games is +1.6 points per game.

As the underdog, Boston College has gone 3-3 this season, and they are currently listed as 9-point underdogs against Clemson. In their last game, the Eagles lost to Syracuse by a score of 69-59.

As the underdog this season, Boston College has gone 3-3 vs. the spread. On the road, the Eagles are 2-3 ATS and have a 5-5 mark in their last 10 road games vs. the spread. Overall, Boston College’s ATS record is 7-8 this season.

Today’s over/under line of 151.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Boston College’s games this season (143.9). This year, the over/under record in their games is 10-4-1. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 157 points.

Most recently, the Boston College offense finished with just 59 points vs. Syracuse. For the game, they hit 8/29 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 38.7%. For the season, the Boston College offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 46%. So far, they have hit 52% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 8 made three’s per contest.

Coming into today’s game, the Boston College defense is giving up an average of 72.7 points per contest. Against Syracuse in their most recent game, the Boston College defense gave up a total of 69 points while allowing Syracuse to hit 37% of their shots.

Will Clemson Come Through as Home Favorites?

After losing three games in a row, the Clemson Tigers will look to get back on track against Boston College. Clemson is 11-4 overall, including an 8-1 record at home. On the season, the Tigers have been favored in 11 of their 15 games, going 8-3 in those contests.

While Clemson is coming off an 87-72 loss to Virginia Tech, they have been excellent at home recently, going 8-2 in their last 10 games. For the season, their average scoring margin at home is +13.8 compared to -0.8 on the road.

When looking at Clemson’s ATS record this season, they are currently 8-7. At home, their ATS record is 4-5. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Tigers have gone just 3-7 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record in Clemson games is 10-5. The average over/under line in their games is 147.6 and today’s line is set at 151.5. Today’s line is higher than the average OU line in their games this season. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and their games have averaged 151 points during that stretch. For the season, their games are averaging 151.5 points.

Compared to their season average of 79.7 points per game, Clemson struggled in their previous game. Against Virginia Tech, the Tigers scored 72 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 44.4%. In terms of offense, the Tigers have a season-long field goal percentage of 48%, putting them 67th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 69th in percentage and 55th in three-pointers made.

The Tigers’ defense is presently ranked 168th nationally, allowing an average of 71.8 points per contest. In their most recent game, the Clemson defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Virginia Tech knocked down 13 three-pointers on their way to 87 points.