Virginia Tech Hokies vs Clemson Tigers in college hoops odds
Clemson Tigers vs Virginia Tech Hokies Odds
The Virginia Tech Hokies will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Clemson Tigers at Cassell Coliseum on Saturday in NCAA hoops play.
The Tigers will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 13-10 ATS against the number this season, while the Hokies are 11-12-2 ATS. Clemson is 9-13 on the totals; Virginia Tech is 14-8.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 154-rated Hokies and the No. 152-ranked Tigers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 69-63 result in favor of the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Tigers rank No. 188 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.4 per game. That compares with Virginia Tech’s No. 95 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Virginia Tech is college basketball's No. 219-ranked team at 5.8 per game, while the Tigers rate No. 274 with 5.1 per game.
Defensively, Clemson features the nation's No. 65-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.4 points per game. Virginia Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 141 nationally in scoring at home.
Clemson lost its last outing, a 68-59 result against North Carolina on February 28. They failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point underdog. Devin Booker scored 25 points and chipped in with 11 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 68-59 against North Carolina in college basketball action at Littlejohn Coliseum.
Virginia Tech was a 76-58 loser in its last match on the road against Miami. They failed to cover the 16.5-point spread as underdogs. Virginia Tech suffered a 76-58 loss against Miami on Wednesday, getting 16 points from Erick Green in a losing effort at BankUnited Center.
Clemson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Boston College are 5-5
After playing North Carolina are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
Virginia Tech Hokies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Duke are 6-4
After playing Miami are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8
A few Tigers at Hokies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Clemson's last 5 games when playing on the road against Virginia Tech
Clemson is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Virginia Tech's last 12 games when playing Clemson
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Virginia Tech's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Virginia Tech's last 5 games when playing at home against Clemson
Virginia Tech is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Clemson home to Boston College, Tuesday, March 5
Virginia Tech at Duke, Tuesday, March 5