Clemson Tigers host Texas El Paso Miners in college basketball action
Texas El Paso Miners vs Clemson Tigers Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Friday when the Clemson Tigers try to run the Texas El Paso Miners off the court at Wide World of Sports Complex in college hoops action.
This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Wide World of Sports Complex).
The Tigers are 2-1 so far on the season, and 2-0 ATS vs. the number. The Miners, meanwhile, are 1-2 and 0-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Clemson go 0-1 and the Miners go 1-1 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Tigers at No. 181 and the Miners at No. 164 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 74-58 result in favor of the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Clemson's No. 223 nationally ranked offense (66 points per game) against a Miners defense that sits as the No. 122 at 63 PPG. The Tigers have been averaging 44.4% from the field, more than the Miners have managed so far this season (42.2% on average).
Defensively, Texas El Paso features the nation's No. 182-rated defense on the road, allowing 70 points per game. Clemson, meanwhile, comes in at No. 131 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Texas El Paso was a 68-61 loser on the road against Oklahoma. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs. The Miners endured a 68-61 loss at the hands of the Sooners on Thursday, despite a 12-point effort from Chris Washburn at Wide World of Sports Complex.
Clemson lost its last outing, a 57-49 result against Gonzaga on November 22. They covered in that game as a 12-point underdog. Adonis Filer scored 10 points in a futile effort to lead the Tigers to a win (they lost 57-49 to Gonzaga at Wide World of Sports Complex on Thursday).
Texas El Paso home to New Mexico State, Wednesday, November 28
Clemson home to Purdue, Wednesday, November 28