Purdue Boilermakers visit Clemson Tigers in college basketball clash
Purdue Boilermakers vs Clemson Tigers Odds
College basketball wagering interest will be high on Wednesday when the Boilermakers of Purdue hit the hard court against the Tigers of Clemson.
The Tigers currently sports a 4-1 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-0 ATS. The Boilermakers are 2-3 and 2-3 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Tigers produce a 1-2 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Boilermakers have gone 2-3 against the number.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Clemson sat as 6-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 193-rated Tigers and the No. 75-ranked Boilermakers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 78-69 result in favor of the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Clemson's No. 235 nationally ranked offense (65.2 points per game) against a Boilermakers defense that sits as the No. 130 at 63.8 PPG. The Tigers have been averaging 46.3% from the field, more than the Boilermakers have managed so far this season (42.4% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Purdue owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. Clemson, on the other hand, rates No. 235 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Purdue, they were a 66-40 winner as they battled UNC Wilmington at home. They covered in the match as a 20.5-point favorite. The battle between the Boilermakers and Seahawks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as UNC Wilmington was handed a 66-40 defeat on Wednesday at Mackey Arena.
Clemson was a 59-44 winner in their most recent outing at home against Marist. They covered the 12.5-point spread as favorites. Clemson got 15 points from Devin Booker en route to a 59-44 victory over Marist on Sunday at Wide World of Sports Complex.
Purdue Boilermakers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Xavier are 7-0
After a win are 3-7
Clemson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing South Carolina are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few Boilermakers at Tigers trends to consider:
Clemson is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Clemson is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Purdue home to Xavier, Saturday, December 1
Clemson at South Carolina, Sunday, December 2