The Clemson Tigers (14-3, 6-0 ACC) will try to continue a six-game winning run when hosting the Duke Blue Devils (13-4, 4-2 ACC) on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at Littlejohn Coliseum. It airs at 5:00 PM ET.
Saturday’s matchup between the Blue Devils and the Tigers features a slim line of Duke -1. The matchup’s over/under is 140.5.
Duke vs. Clemson Odds
Point Spread for Duke vs. Clemson
The spread for this matchup is set at 1 point, with oddsmakers listing Duke as the favorite.
Duke vs. Clemson Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Duke has -115 odds to pick up the win, while Clemson is listed at -105 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 140.5 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, January 14, 2023
- Game Time: 5:00 PM ET
- Location: Clemson, South Carolina
- Arena: Littlejohn Coliseum
Duke vs. Clemson Betting Trends
Duke has played 17 games, with seven wins against the spread. The Blue Devils have been chosen as favorites in 16 games this year and have walked away with the win 12 times (75%) in those games. Duke has eclipsed the over/under in 41.2% of its opportunities this year (seven times over 17 games with a set point total).
Clemson has nine wins against the spread in 17 games this season. The Tigers have been the underdog on the moneyline three total times this season. They’ve finished 2-1 in those games. Clemson’s games this season have eclipsed the over/under 64.7% of the time (11 out of 17 games with a set point total).
Duke vs. Clemson Key Players to Watch
Kyle Filipowski is tops on his team in both points (14.7) and rebounds (8.9) per contest, and also averages 1.4 assists. Defensively, he delivers 1.2 steals and 0.8 blocked shots. Ryan Young posts 8.2 points, 7.1 rebounds and 1.5 assists per contest, shooting 72.0% from the field. Mark Mitchell posts 9.8 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists per contest, shooting 50.0% from the field.
Jeremy Roach paces his squad in assists per contest (3.2), and also posts 11.9 points and 2.5 rebounds. At the other end, he posts 1.1 steals and 0.0 blocked shots.
Hunter Tyson is the Tigers’ top scorer (16.2 points per game) and rebounder (10.1), and posts 1.7 assists. Chase Hunter is posting a team-best 4.5 assists per game. He’s also delivering 14.5 points and 2.6 rebounds, sinking 43.2% of his shots from the floor, and 42.0% from 3-point range resulting in 1.7 treys per game. The Tigers receive 12.4 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game from PJ Hall. Brevin Galloway gives the Tigers 10.1 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists per contest. He also averages 0.9 steals and 0.4 blocked shots.
What you need to know about the Duke Blue Devils
With 72.7 points per game on offense, the Blue Devils rank 161st in the country. At the other end, they cede 62.9 points per contest, which ranks 31st in college basketball. Duke is pulling down 36.5 rebounds per game this year (26th-ranked in college basketball), and it has allowed only 27.6 rebounds per contest (19th-best).
Duke is sinking 6.8 threes per game (251st-ranked in college basketball). It has a 31.9% shooting percentage (279th-ranked) from downtown. The Blue Devils rank 21st-best in college basketball by giving up a three-point shooting percentage of 29.0% to opposing teams. They rank 28th in college basketball by allowing 5.7 three-pointers per contest.
The Blue Devils are 3-7 against the spread and 7-3 overall in their last 10 games. Duke has hit the over in six of its last 10 outings. Duke has been racking up 72.6 points per contest in its last 10 times on the court, an average that’s slightly lower than the 72.7 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season. Duke’s defense has been more porous lately, as the team has given up 68.8 points per game during its last 10 compared to the 62.9 points per game its opponents are averaging this season.
What you need to know about the Clemson Tigers
With 75.8 points scored per game and 66.9 points conceded, the Tigers are 96th in college basketball on offense and 116th defensively. On the boards, Clemson is 183rd in the nation in rebounds (32.2 per game). It is 151st in rebounds conceded (30.6 per game).
At home, the Tigers score 80.9 points per game. On the road, they average 70.0. Beyond the arc, Clemson is 89th in college basketball in 3-pointers made per game (8.4). It is 17th-best in 3-point percentage at 38.9%. The Tigers are 275th in the nation in 3-pointers allowed (8.1 per game) and 187th in 3-point percentage defensively (33.3%).
The Tigers have gone 9-1 over their past 10 games, with a 7-3 record against the spread during that span. Clemson has gone over the total in seven of its last 10 games. While Clemson is putting up 75.8 points per game in 2022-23, it has bettered that mark over its previous 10 games, tallying 78.4 a contest. While the Tigers are ceding 66.9 points per game in 2022-23, they have been worse over their past 10 games, allowing 69.8 points per contest.
Duke vs. Clemson Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this contest is Clemson, and we expect that Clemson will cover the spread (Duke -1). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 140.5 points.
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