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March 5, 7:00 PM | Littlejohn Coliseum

Boston College Eagles vs Clemson Tigers Odds

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The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Clemson and Boston College on Tuesday, with the host Tigers trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

The Tigers sport records of 13-15 and 13-11 ATS heading into this battle, while the Eagles have 13-16 and 13-11-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 10-13 for the Tigers and 14-8 for the Eagles.

View Boston College vs Clemson Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Tigers installed as 4.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Tigers at No. 169 and the Eagles at No. 304 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 66-62 result in favor of the Tigers.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Clemson's No. 297-ranked scoring average of 61.7 PPG, against a Eagles defense rated No. 220 and allowing 68.3 PPG. The Tigers FG% has averaged 42.5% to date this season, less than the Eagles shooters have managed so far (43.5% per game).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Boston College owns the country's No. 275-rated mark, allowing 73.6 points per game on the highway. Clemson, on the other hand, rates No. 275 in scoring at home.

Boston College won its last outing, a 53-52 result against Virginia on March 3. They covered in that game as a 4-point underdog. Joe Rahon scored 15 points leading the Eagles to a 53-52 victory over Virginia at Conte Forum on Sunday.

In their last action, Clemson was a 69-61 loser on the road against Virginia Tech. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as underdogs. Clemson got 17 points from Devin Booker but lost anyway, 69-61, to Virginia Tech on Saturday at Cassell Coliseum.

Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Georgia Tech are 4-6
After playing Virginia are 2-8
After a win are 4-6

Clemson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing Virginia Tech are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

A few Eagles at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston College's last 6 games when playing on the road against Clemson
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston College's last 9 games on the road
Boston College is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Boston College is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Clemson
Clemson is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Boston College
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Clemson's last 6 games when playing at home against Boston College
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Clemson's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Clemson's last 6 games

Next up:
Boston College home to Georgia Tech, Saturday, March 9
Clemson at Miami, Saturday, March 9

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