Clemson Tigers vs Seminoles College Hoops Game Preview
Clemson Tigers vs Florida State Seminoles Odds
Clemson travels to Florida State on Thursday, hoping to boost its 10-7 record with a victory over the Seminoles.
Florida State battles the Tigers, currently sitting with a 10-7 mark (9-4 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 9-5 for the Seminoles and 4-8 for the Tigers.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Tigers were listed as 4.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Seminoles at No. 119 and the Tigers at No. 128 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 72-68 result in favor of the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Florida State's No. 98 nationally ranked offense (70.8 points per game) against a Tigers defense that sits as the No. 11 at 56.1 PPG. The Seminoles have been averaging 44.9% from the field, more than the Tigers have managed so far this season (44.2% on average).
Defensively, Clemson features the nation's No. 33-rated defense on the road, allowing 61.7 points per game. Florida State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 124 nationally in scoring at home.
Clemson lost its last outing, a 66-62 result against North Carolina State on January 20. They covered in that game as a 9-point underdog. Devin Booker went off for 27 points and added 6 rebounds but it wasn't enough as North Carolina State handed Clemson a 66-62 defeat at PNC Arena.
Florida State lost its last outing, a 56-36 result against Virginia on January 19. They failed to cover in that game as a 5.5-point underdog. The Seminoles were hammered by Virginia on Saturday, losing by a 56-36 final at John Paul Jones Arena in college basketball betting action.
Clemson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Virginia Tech are 6-4
After playing North Carolina State are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3
Florida State Seminoles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Miami are 4-6
After playing Virginia are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few Tigers at Seminoles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Clemson's last 8 games when playing on the road against Florida State
Clemson is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Clemson is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Florida State
Clemson is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Florida State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida State's last 5 games when playing Clemson
Florida State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Clemson
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Florida State's last 8 games when playing at home against Clemson
Florida State is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games at home
Clemson home to Virginia Tech, Sunday, January 27
Florida State at Miami, Sunday, January 27