Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Hurricanes versus the Tigers? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN2. The game will be played at Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson, SC. The odds for this Atlantic Coast conference game currently have Clemson as the -7.5 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 151 points.

MIAMI (FL) HURRICANES VS CLEMSON TIGERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Miami (FL) Hurricanes +7.5

This game will be played at Littlejohn Coliseum at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, February 14th.

WHY BET THE MIAMI (FL) HURRICANES:

  • 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 Miami (FL) at +7.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 151 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Is a Win at Clemson Possible for the Hurricanes?

After a loss to North Carolina, Miami (FL) has lost two straight games and is just 2-6 on the road this season. For the year, the Hurricanes are 15-9 compared to Clemson’s 16-5 record.

Over their last 10 road games, Miami (FL) is just 3-7 compared to a 13-3 record at home this season. Today, they are 7.5-point underdogs and are 2-6 when they are the underdog.

When looking at Miami’s ATS record this season, they are currently 13-9-2. On the road, their ATS mark is 3-4-1. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Hurricanes have gone 5-4-1 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 151 is lower than the average over/under line in Miami’s games this season (153.3 points). This year, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 133 points compared to their season average of 150.5 points per game.

Against North Carolina, the Miami (FL) had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 78.7 points per game. They scored 72 points and posted a field goal percentage of 42.4% in the game. For the season, the Miami (FL) offense has struggled to get to the free-throw line, ranking just 309th in terms of free-throw attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 47%.

At present, the Hurricanes’ defense is nationally ranked 154th, allowing 71.8 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Miami (FL)’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 42.8% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 31.4% this season.

Are the Tigers Ready for a Home Win?

Over the course of the season, Clemson has been a much better team at home compared to on the road. They have a 10-3 record at home, compared to 6-4 on the road. Their average scoring margin at home is +10.5, and they have gone 7-3 in their last 10 home games.

So far this season, Clemson has been favored in 17 of their 23 games, going 12-5 in those games. They have won two straight games, including a 77-68 win over Syracuse in their most recent game.

Against the spread, Clemson has a 4-8-1 record at home this season and is 0-3 vs. the spread in their last 3 home games. Overall, the Tigers are 12-10-1 ATS this year and have gone 3-6-1 ATS in their last 10 games as the favorite.

Today’s over/under line of 151 is higher than the average over/under line in Clemson’s games this season (147.7). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 144 points.

In their recent game, the Tigers’ offense concluded with 77 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 79 points per contest. In terms of three-point shooting, the Tigers offense has been good from outside, hitting 35% of their three-pointers on an average of 23.3 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 47%.

On defense, Clemson is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 72.2 points per game. So far, the Clemson defense is giving up an average of 7.7 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10 times per game (421st).