Morehead State vs Clemson Prediction - Basketball Picks 3/15/23

Clemson Tigers (23-10) vs Morehead State Eagles (21-11)

Game Info: Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at 7:00 pm (Littlejohn Coliseum)

Betting Odds: Clemson Tigers -17 -- Over/Under: 139 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Clemson Tigers and Morehead State Eagles face off on Wednesday in an NIT college basketball showdown at Littlejohn Coliseum. 

Clemson Betting Preview 

Clemson comes into this game with a 23-10 record overall and they have gone 17-15-1 against the spread. Clemson had a strong regular season, but it still wasn’t enough to make the NCAA Tournament. On Friday Clemson faced off against the Virginia Cavaliers and they were defeated 76-56. Hunter Tyson scored 15 points and added six rebounds. Clemson is averaging 75 points while their defense is giving up 67.9 points per game. Hunter Tyson has been the top player for Clemson averaging 15.5 points while shooting 48.4 percent from the field and 41.4 percent from behind the three point line. 

Morehead State Betting Preview

On the other side of this matchup is Morehead State who sits with a 21-11 record overall and they have gone 17-11 against the spread. Morehead State was the number one seed heading into the Ohio Valley Tournament, but they were upset by the five seed, Southeast Missouri State. The offense only managed 58 points and that led to the seven point defeat. Two games ago against UT Martin, Morehead State gave up only 58 points and that led to the victory. Morehead State is averaging 70.2 points while the defense is giving up 66.4 points per game. Mark Freeman has been the top player averaging 15 points while shooting 42.1 percent from the field and 37.6 percent from behind the three point line. 

Clemson vs Morehead State Trends

Clemson is 4-0 against the spread in their last four home games. The over is 4-0 in the TIgers last four games following an against the spread loss. The over is 6-1 in Clemson’s last seven games on Wednesday. The over is 5-1 in the Tigers last six games as a favorite. 

Shane’s Free Pick

Clemson is the better team, but this is way too many points. Morehead State’s defense has actually been decent heading into this game, it’s been the offense that has been inconsistent. Look for Morehead State’s defense to step up and that will be enough for them to come away with a cover the spread. Back Morehead State against the spread. 

Shane’s Pick Morehead State +17

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