North Carolina vs. Clemson: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – February 6, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 6, 2024

RJ Davis and Ian Schieffelin will be among the players to watch when the No. 3 North Carolina Tar Heels (18-4, 10-1 ACC) meet the Clemson Tigers (14-7, 4-6 ACC) on Tuesday at 7:00 PM ET at Dean E. Smith Center. Tuesday’s matchup between the Tar Heels and the Tigers sees the Tar Heels as a strong, 6.5-point favorite. The matchup has a point total of 154.

North Carolina vs. Clemson Betting Lines

North Carolina vs Clemson Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
North Carolina -6.5 154 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick North Carolina (-6.5)
Total Pick Under (154)

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North Carolina vs. Clemson Stat Rankings

North Carolina Avg. (Rank) Clemson Avg. (Rank)
83.1 (21st) Points Scored 79.0 (62nd)
69.9 (122nd) Points Allowed 72.2 (199th)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
10.6 (40th) Off. Rebounds 9.0 (138th)
7.7 (158th) 3pt Made 8.2 (107th)
14.2 (120th) Assists 15.2 (71st)
10.0 (62nd) Turnovers 9.8 (48th)

North Carolina vs. Clemson Betting Trends

  • Against the spread, the Tar Heels are 14-8-0 this season.
  • North Carolina has an ATS record of 6-5 as 6.5-point favorites or more.
  • The Tar Heels have seen 10 of their 22 games hit the over.
  • North Carolina’s games have finished with more than 154 points 12 times so far this season.
  • Tar Heels games this season have posted an average total of 153.0, which is 1.0 points fewer than the total for this matchup.
  • Clemson has covered the spread 11 times in 21 games.
  • The Tigers have covered every time (2-0) as a 6.5-point underdog or greater this season.
  • North Carolina has played 22 games this year, and 10 of them have gone over the total.
  • So far this year, eight Tigers games have featured over 154 points scored.
  • The over/under for this game is 2.8 points higher than the average scoring total for Clemson’s games of 151.2.

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North Carolina Impact Players

  • Davis posts 21.3 points and 3.4 assists per game — both team highs. He is also posting 3.6 rebounds, shooting 44.5% from the floor and 41.1% from beyond the arc with 3.0 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Armando Bacot leads his team in rebounds per contest (9.9), and also averages 13.9 points and 1.6 assists. Defensively, he posts 0.6 steals and 1.6 blocked shots.
  • Harrison Ingram is posting 12.5 points, 2.4 assists and 9.0 rebounds per contest.
  • Cormac Ryan posts 10.8 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game, shooting 37.5% from the floor and 30.4% from beyond the arc with 1.7 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Elliot Cadeau posts a team-high 3.7 assists per game. He is also averaging 7.6 points and 1.7 rebounds, shooting 42.4% from the floor.

Clemson Impact Players

  • PJ Hall is posting team highs in points (19.9 per game) and assists (1.5). And he is producing 7.0 rebounds, making 49.5% of his shots from the field and 30.2% from 3-point range, with 1.4 triples per contest.
  • Schieffelin is No. 1 on the Tigers in rebounding (9.6 per game), and produces 9.5 points and 2.3 assists. He also delivers 0.7 steals and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Joseph Girard III is No. 1 on the Tigers in assists (3.1 per game), and posts 14.7 points and 3.4 rebounds. He also puts up 0.6 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.
  • Chase Hunter is putting up 12.0 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game, making 41.5% of his shots from the floor and 27.5% from 3-point range, with 1.0 treys per contest.
  • The Tigers get 6.5 points, 3.2 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game from RJ Godfrey.

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