Florida A&M Rattlers vs Clemson Tigers Odds
Clemson looks to cover the Tigers-Rattlers pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 5-3 mark when they host Florida A&M in college basketball wagering action.
The Tigers are 5-3 so far on the season, and 5-2 ATS vs. the number. The Rattlers, meanwhile, are 4-6 and 1-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Clemson go 2-4 and the Rattlers go 0-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Tigers - Rattlers odds would favor the Tigers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Clemson is rated No. 103 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Florida A&M is at No. 256. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 75-65 win for the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Rattlers is ranked No. 106 in NCAA hoops at 37.4 per game. Contrast that with Clemson’s No. 264 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Clemson is the No. 256-ranked team in the country at 5.1 per game, while Florida A&M rates No. 210 at 5.8 per game.
Defensively, Florida A&M features the nation's No. 320-rated defense on the road, allowing 81.1 points per game. Clemson, meanwhile, comes in at No. 287 nationally in scoring at home.
Florida A&M was a 109-59 winner in their most recent outing at home against Allen. The battle between the Rattlers and Yellow jackets didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Allen was handed a 109-59 defeat on Saturday at Teaching Gymnasium.
Last time out for Clemson, they were a 66-54 loser as they battled Arizona at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point underdog. Clemson suffered a 66-54 loss against Arizona on Saturday, getting 15 points from Milton Jennings in a losing effort at Littlejohn Coliseum.
Clemson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Coastal Carolina are 4-1
After playing Arizona are 1-0
After a loss are 5-5
A few Rattlers at Tigers trends to consider:
Clemson is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Clemson's last 6 games
Florida A&M at Georgia, Saturday, December 29
Clemson at Coastal Carolina, Wednesday, December 19