Clemson Tigers (5-0) at Virginia Tech Hokies (4-1)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 6:30 pm (Cassell Coliseum)
The Line: Virginia Tech Hokies +1 -- Over/Under: 125.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Clemson Tigers and Virginia Tech Hokies meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the Cassell Coliseum.
The Clemson Tigers look for another victory to improve to 6-0 on the season. The Clemson Tigers are averaging 68 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 51.4 points on 34.9 percent shooting. Aamir Simms is averaging 11.6 points and 2.4 assists while Nick Honor is averaging 9.8 points and two assists. Hunter Tyson is grabbing 4.6 rebounds and Al-Amir Dawes is dishing 2.4 assists. The Clemson Tigers are shooting 32.2 percent from beyond the arc and 71.2 percent from the free throw line. The Clemson Tigers are allowing 26.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.2 rebounds per game.
The Virginia Tech Hokies look for a statement win to build on their 4-1 record. The Virginia Tech Hokies are averaging 70.6 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 65 points on 41.5 percent shooting. Keve Aluma is averaging 15.8 points and 7.8 rebounds while Tyrece Radford is averaging 11 points and 2.8 assists. Nahiem Alleyne is the third double-digit scorer and Cartier Diarra is dishing 2.3 assists. The Virginia Tech Hokies are shooting 32.4 percent from beyond the arc and 69 percent from the free throw line. The Virginia Tech Hokies are allowing 37.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.2 rebounds per game.
The Tigers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Hokies are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 5-16 ATS in their last 21 games overall. The under is 4-1 in Tigers last 5 overall. The under is 4-1-1 in Hokies last 6 games following a ATS loss. The favorite is 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Clemson Tigers are piling up the wins and the covers, and they're one of the best defensive teams in the country this season. The Virginia Tech Hokies don't look as good offensively as they did a year ago, and they're coming off a contest against Penn State where they got waxed. Clemson is the better team here and should be able grind its way to a quality road win.