ACC Tournament - NCAA hoops odds preview - Clemson vs. Florida State
Clemson Tigers vs Florida State Seminoles Odds
The Florida State Seminoles host Clemson on Thursday, looking to build on their 17-14 mark against the 13-17 Tigers in college hoops action at Greensboro Coliseum.
This is a conference playoff game in the ACC Tournament. This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Greensboro Coliseum).
The Tigers will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 14-12 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Seminoles are 12-16-1 ATS. Clemson is 11-14 against the total, while Florida State is 15-13 versus the number.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Florida State sat as 1-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Seminoles - Tigers odds would favor the Tigers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Florida State is rated No. 271 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Clemson is at No. 179. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 66-63 win for the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Florida State's No. 311-rated squad against Clemson's No. 229-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Florida State rates No. 198 in the country with 5.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 298 nationally with 5 per match.
Defensively, Clemson features the nation's No. 59-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.5 points per game. Florida State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 173 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Clemson, they were a 62-49 loser as they battled Miami on the road. They covered in the match as a 13.5-point underdog. Clemson got 12 points from Jordan Roper but lost anyway, 62-49, to Miami on Saturday at BankUnited Center.
In their last action, Florida State was a 71-67 winner at home against North Carolina State. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs. Florida State earned a 71-67 victory over North Carolina State on Saturday, getting 18 points from Devon Bookert at Tucker Center.
Clemson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
After playing Miami are 9-1
After a loss are 2-8
Florida State Seminoles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
After playing North Carolina State are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
A few Tigers at Seminoles trends to consider:
Florida State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Clemson
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida State's last 6 games when playing Clemson
Florida State is 4-11-1 ATS in its last 16 games
Florida State is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Clemson