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Clemson Tigers vs Syracuse Orange College Basketball Betting Preview

The Syracuse Orange will hit the floor running against the away Clemson Tigers Tuesday, looking to improve their record and boost betting bankrolls by covering the point spread in the process.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Syracuse Orange in this one found them listed as -6.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Tigers was expected to move the line.

Clemson Tigers vs Syracuse Orange Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Syracuse Orange are 10-5 overall and 6-8 ATS, while the Clemson Tigers are 8-6 and 5-5 ATS. As for the betting totals, Syracuse boasts a 7-7 on the OU, and Clemson is 4-6.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Syracuse Orange rated this week at No. 69 and the Clemson Tigers sitting at No. 118.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Syracuse has the nation's No. 187-rated offensive output, at 70.6 PPG. The visiting Clemson Tigers defense ranks No. 14 allowing on average 61.43 PPG. The Orange FG% has averaged 42% so far, less than the Syracuse Tigers marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.09% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Tigers got 23 points from Jordan Roper as Clemson ran past Florida State 84-75 on Saturday at Littlejohn Coliseum.

Syracuse got 20 points from Malachi Richardson but lost anyway, 64-51, to Miami on Saturday at BankUnited Center.

Betting Trends
  • Clemson is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Clemson is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Clemson is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Clemson's last 7 games on the road
  • Syracuse is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Syracuse is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Syracuse's last 5 games
  • Syracuse is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Clemson home to Louisville, Sunday, January 10th
Syracuse at North Carolina, Saturday, January 9th