The Seminoles and Tigers are set to face off at 7:45 ET on CW. The Tigers will host the game at Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson, SC. This Atlantic Coast conference matchup has an over/under of 151.5 points, and Clemson is favored to win by -9.5 at home vs. Florida State.


The Pick: Florida State Seminoles +9.5

This game will be played at Littlejohn Coliseum at 7:45 ET on Saturday, February 24th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-69 in favor of the Tigers.
  • Even though we have Clemson winning straight-up, we like Florida State at +9.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 151.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Will the Seminoles Exceed Expectations on the Road?

Florida State enters this game as a 9.5-point underdog, and the Seminoles are 6-7 as the underdog this season. They are coming off an 84-76 win over Boston College, and they are 14-12 overall and 8-7 in the ACC.

On the road, Florida State is 5-5 this season, and their average scoring margin is -1.9 points per game. Over their last 10 road games, the Seminoles are 5-5, and they are 3-2 in their last five games away from home.

Against the spread, Florida State has a 13-12-1 record this season. As the underdog, the Seminoles are 7-6 vs. the spread this year. On the road, their ATS mark is 6-4 and over their last 10 road games, they are 6-4 vs. the spread.

Florida State’s over/under record for the season sits at 15-10-1, and the average scoring total in their games is 151.3 points. Today’s over/under line of 151.5 is similar to the average OU line in their games this year (150.1). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 153 points, and their OU record over their last 10 games is 6-4.

The Florida State offense is coming off a game where they scored 84 points against Boston College. They posted a field goal percentage of 54.9% and connected on 7 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Jamir Watkins who comes into today’s matchup averaging 14.8. Darin Green Jr also heads into the game with a PPG average of 11.6.

The Seminoles’ defense is presently ranked 245th nationally, allowing an average of 74.8 points per contest. Florida State’s three-point defense is currently 176th in the country at 7.7 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 44.9% of their shots vs. Florida State.

Can the Tigers Live Up to the Hype at Home?

Coming into tonight’s game, Clemson is 18-8 overall and 8-7 in ACC play. They are 11-4 at home this season, and they have won six of their last 10 games at Littlejohn Coliseum.

For the season, the Tigers have been favored in 20 of their 26 games, going 14-6 in those matchups. They are currently on a three-game win streak as the favorite.

As the favorite, Clemson has gone 8-11-1 vs. the spread this season. Their home ATS record is just 5-9-1, and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they are just 4-5-1.

So far this season, the over/under record in Clemson games is 15-11. Today’s over/under line of 151.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this season (147.8). In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 143 points. Over their last five games, the over/under record is 2-3 with an average scoring total of 145 points. In their last 10 games, the over/under record is 4-6 with an average scoring total of 146 points.

Coming off a good offensive performance, Clemson’s offense scored 81 points against Georgia Tech. Their field goal percentage for the game was 53.4%, and they went 5/7 from the free-throw line. On the offensive front, the Tigers have a season-long field goal percentage of 47%, ranking 81st nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 88th in terms of percentage and 66th in three-pointers made.

On defense, Clemson is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 71.4 points per game. Against Georgia Tech in their most recent game, the Clemson defense gave up a total of 57 points while allowing Georgia Tech to hit 31% of their shots.