Furman Paladins vs Clemson Tigers Betting Matchup Report
Clemson Tigers vs Furman Paladins Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Furman vs Clemson battle Friday at Timmons Arena as the Paladins look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Paladins currently sports a 1-1 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-1 ATS. The Tigers are 1-0 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Paladins produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Tigers have gone 0-0 against the number.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Paladins as 11-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Paladins at No. 202 and the Tigers at No. 181 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 98-64 result in favor of the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Tigers rank No. 163 in NCAA Division 1 with 37 per game. That compares with Furman’s No. 281 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Furman is college basketball's No. 210-ranked team at 5 per game, while the Tigers rate No. 110 with 7 per game.
Defensively, Clemson features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Furman, meanwhile, comes in at No. 209 nationally in scoring at home.
Clemson was a 77-44 winner in their most recent outing at home against Presbyterian. Clemson cruised to victory on Monday, running Presbyterian out of the gym and running up a 77-44 score at Littlejohn Coliseum.
Furman won its last outing, a 90-71 result against Sou Wesleyan on November 13. The Paladins grabbed a 90-71 win over the Wildcats on Tuesday, behind an 18 -point effort from Larry Wideman at Timmons Arena.
Clemson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Gonzaga are 1-0
After playing Presbyterian are 3-0
After a win are 5-5
Furman Paladins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
After playing Sou Wesleyan are 1-0
After a win are 2-8
A few Tigers at Paladins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Clemson's last 7 games on the road
Clemson is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Furman is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games at home
Furman is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Clemson
Clemson at Gonzaga, Thursday, November 22
Furman home to Brevard, Monday, November 19