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East Tennessee State BuccaneersClemson Tigers
Jan 1, 4:00 PM | Littlejohn Coliseum

East Tennessee State Buccaneers vs Clemson Tigers Odds


The Tigers hope to be lousy hosts on Sunday as the East Tennessee State Buccaneers pay a visit to Littlejohn Coliseum on the college basketball betting menu.

The Buccaneers will try to spoil to the party on Sunday; they are 0-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Tigers are 2-7 ATS. East Tennessee State is 0-0 on the totals; Clemson is 3-6.

View East Tennessee State vs Clemson Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 153-ranked Tigers and the No. 93-rated Buccaneers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 71-67 win for the Tigers on Sunday.


How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Clemson has the nation's No. 266-rated offensive output, at 63.6 PPG. The visiting Buccaneers defense ranks No. 175 allowing on average 66.9 PPG. The Tigers FG% has averaged 43.3% so far, more than the Buccaneers marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.6% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, East Tennessee State owns the country's No. 138-rated mark, allowing 69.2 points per game on the highway. Clemson, on the other hand, rates No. 305 in scoring at home.

East Tennessee State was a 66-63 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Tennessee. The Buccaneers endured a 66-63 loss at the hands of the Volunteers on Friday, despite a 19-point effort from Adam Sollazzo at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Last time out for Clemson, they were a 75-68 loser as they battled Hawaii on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point favorite. Clemson got 14 points from Andre Young but lost anyway, 75-68, to Hawaii on Sunday at Stan Sheriff Center.

Clemson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Florida State are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

A few Buccaneers at Tigers trends to consider:
Clemson is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing East Tennessee State
Clemson is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against East Tennessee State
Clemson is 19-5 SU in its last 24 games at home

Next up:
East Tennessee State home to USC Upstate, Wednesday, January 4
Clemson home to Florida State, Saturday, January 7