Radford Highlanders vs. Clemson Tigers Betting Prediction


The Clemson Tigers (6-3) welcome the Radford Highlanders (6-3) to Littlejohn Coliseum. The Tigers look to continue their five-game winning streak. The game can be seen on ACC Network at 3 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 15, 2018.

Radford Highlanders at Clemson Tigers ATS Odds

Both teams easily got past their last opponent. The Tigers defeated the Citadel Bulldogs 100-80, while the Highlanders beat the Davis & Elkins Senators 91-57.

Radford dominated every stat category in the game. They had an effective field goal percentage of 0.678 and a free throw rate of 0.186. For those same stats, Davis & Elkins recorded marks of 0.410 and 0.115, respectively. Clemson, on the other hand, played a perfect game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 21.4 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.648. Citadel recorded marks of 8.3 and 0.534, respectively, for those same stats. Marcquise Reed played well for Clemson, putting up 20 points and 13 rebounds. Radford, meanwhile, received a boost from Ed Polite Jr., who recorded 18 points and 12 rebounds.

It could be a tough game for Clemson on the offensive glass. Dating back to the 2017-18 season, the Tigers rank 212th in offensive rebounding percentage (27.4 percent), while Radford ranks 55th in defensive rebounding percentage (72.8 percent). Additionally, the Highlanders rank 330th in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.212), while the Tigers rank 43rd in opponents’ FTA rate (0.190).

Radford at Clemson Betting Pick

Free Prediction: SU Winner – Clemson, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Clemson ranks 10th in rebounds allowed per game (32.7) while Radford ranks 110th (32.0).
  • The Tigers rank 35th in assists allowed per game (11.3) while the Highlanders rank 62nd (11.5).
  • Clemson is 25th in the NCAA with 3.4 blocks allowed per game while Radford is 37th with 3.2 blocks allowed per game.
  • The Highlanders average 22.1 three pointers per game, which ranks 147th in the country. The Tigers rank 192nd in three pointers allowed per game (22.2).
  • Radford is 11th in the country with 5.3 steals allowed per game while Clemson is 41st with 5.6 steals allowed per game.