Virginia vs Clemson: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 16, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 16, 2021

The No. 18 Virginia Cavaliers (8-2) take a four-game winning streak into a road matchup with the No. 12 Clemson Tigers (9-1), who have won four straight as well. The Tigers are underdogs by only 1 point in the contest, which starts at 6:00 PM ET (on ESPN) on Saturday, January 16, 2021. The matchup has an over/under set at 116 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 16, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Virginia Betting Information

  • Virginia has played to a 6-3 record against the spread this season.
  • The Cavaliers have a winning record against the spread when favored by 1 point or more, going 6-2 this season.
  • Only 4 of 9 Virginia games this season (44.4%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Virginia Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Sam Hauser 10 13.8 7.5 1.9 0.4 0.2 1.7
Jay Huff 10 12.9 5.8 0.5 0.3 2.5 1.1
Trey Murphy III 10 10.9 2.8 1.5 0.6 0.4 2.3
Kihei Clark 10 10.8 1.5 3.6 0.5 0.1 0.5
Casey Morsell 8 6.9 1.8 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.8

Clemson Betting Information

  • Clemson has outpaced the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 5-3-1.
  • When they play as at least a 1-point underdog, the Tigers frequently cover the spread with a 3-2-1 record against the spread.
  • Five of Clemson’s nine games (55.6%) this season have not covered the over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Clemson Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Aamir Simms 10 12.6 5.8 2.4 1.2 0.7 0.7
Nick Honor 10 10.7 1.3 2.5 1.8 0.0 2.3
Al-Amir Dawes 10 9.7 2.5 2.3 1.1 0.3 1.7
Clyde Trapp 10 7.3 5.1 1.9 0.9 0.2 0.7
Hunter Tyson 5 6.6 4.6 0.2 0.4 0.2 1.2

Total Facts

  • Virginia’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Saturday’s matchup total (116 points) in 90% of opportunities (nine out of 10 matchups).
  • In Clemson’s games this season, the competing teams added up to a higher point total than Saturday’s matchup over/under in eight out of 10 matchups (80%).
  • The point total for the matchup of 116 is 24.7 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Cavaliers (72.4 points per game) and the Tigers (68.3 points per game).
  • The 117.9 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 1.9 more than the 116 over/under in this contest.
  • The Cavaliers have seen a 132.7 average over/under in their games this season, 16.7 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 9.9 points fewer than the average over/under in Tigers games this season (125.9 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/5/2020 Virginia Virginia -7.5 106.5 -381 +288 Regular Season 51-44 UVA
1/12/2019 N/A Clemson N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 63-43 UVA

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