Clemson Tigers vs Virginia Cavaliers in college hoops odds

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Jan 12, 12:00 PM | Littlejohn Coliseum

Virginia Cavaliers vs Clemson Tigers Odds

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College hoops betting interest focuses on the Clemson vs Virginia battle Saturday at Littlejohn Coliseum as the Tigers look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

The Cavaliers will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 8-4-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Tigers are 6-4 ATS. Virginia is 3-5 against the total, while Clemson is 4-5 versus the number.

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Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Clemson Tigers as 1-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Tigers rated this week at No. 139 and the Cavaliers sitting at No. 153. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 72-67 result in favor of the Cavaliers.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Cavaliers is ranked No. 208 in NCAA hoops at 34.5 per game. Contrast that with Clemson’s No. 222 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Clemson is the No. 273-ranked team in the country at 5.1 per game, while Virginia rates No. 246 at 5.5 per game.

Defensively, Virginia features the nation's No. 15-rated defense on the road, allowing 58.8 points per game. Clemson, meanwhile, comes in at No. 208 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Virginia, they were a 55-52 loser as they battled Wake Forest on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 5-point favorite. Virginia got 14 points from Mike Tobey but lost anyway, 55-52, to Wake Forest on Wednesday at Joel Coliseum.

Clemson was a 68-40 loser in its last match on the road against Duke. They failed to cover the 15.5-point spread as underdogs. The Tigers were hammered by Duke on Tuesday, losing by a 68-40 final at Cameron Indoor Stadium in college basketball betting action.

Virginia Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Florida State are 5-5
After playing Wake Forest are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3

Clemson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Wake Forest are 7-3
After playing Duke are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

A few Cavaliers at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Virginia's last 5 games when playing on the road against Clemson
Virginia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Virginia is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Clemson
Virginia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Clemson
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Clemson's last 5 games when playing Virginia
Clemson is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Virginia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Clemson's last 5 games when playing at home against Virginia
Clemson is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games at home

Next up:
Virginia home to Florida State, Saturday, January 19
Clemson home to Wake Forest, Tuesday, January 15

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