College baskeball point spread favors Tigers in battle with Demon Deacons
Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Clemson Tigers Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Tuesday when the Clemson Tigers try to run the Wake Forest Demon Deacons off the court at Littlejohn Coliseum in college hoops action.
The Tigers currently sports a 9-6 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 7-4 ATS. The Demon Deacons are 9-6 and 9-4 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Tigers produce a 4-6 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Demon Deacons have gone 6-5 against the number.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Clemson Tigers as 10-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Tigers, most recently No. 143 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Demon Deacons, who rate No. 210 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 73-65 victory for the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Demon Deacons is ranked No. 291 in NCAA hoops at 32 per game. Contrast that with Clemson’s No. 240 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Clemson is the No. 268-ranked team in the country at 5.1 per game, while Wake Forest rates No. 247 at 5.5 per game.
Defensively, Wake Forest features the nation's No. 298-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.6 points per game. Clemson, meanwhile, comes in at No. 226 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Wake Forest, they were a 75-72 winner as they battled Boston College at home. They covered in the match as a 2-point favorite. The Demon Deacons got a terrific 29-point effort from C.J. Harris as Wake Forest defeated Boston College 75-72 on Saturday at Joel Coliseum.
In their last action, Clemson was a 59-44 winner at home against Virginia. They covered the 1.5-point spread as favorites. Clemson got 21 points and 11 rebounds from Milton Jennings en route to a 59-44 victory over Virginia on Saturday at Littlejohn Coliseum.
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Virginia Tech are 4-6
After playing Boston College are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
Clemson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing North Carolina State are 7-3
After playing Virginia are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few Demon Deacons at Tigers trends to consider:
Wake Forest is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Clemson
Wake Forest is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Clemson is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Clemson is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Wake Forest
Clemson is 6-17 SU in its last 23 games when playing Wake Forest
Clemson is 1-11 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Wake Forest
Wake Forest at Virginia Tech, Saturday, January 19
Clemson at North Carolina State, Sunday, January 20