Davidson vs Clemson Prediction - College Basketball Picks 11/12/23

Clemson Tigers (2-0) vs Davidson Wildcats (2-0)

Game Info: Sunday, November 12, 2023 at 3:00 pm (Harrah's Cherokee Center)

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The Davidson Wildcats will play the Clemson Tigers in a non-conference game on Sunday afternoon at Harrah’s Cherokee Center in Asheville, North Carolina. Davidson defeated Maryland on Friday, while Clemson snuck by UAB. 

Davidson Preview

The Davidson Wildcats are 2-0 this season after they defeated Maryland by a score of 64-61 in their last game. Davidson led 33-32 at the half and they were able to escape with the narrow win. The Wildcats shot 42.9% from the field and lost the rebounding battle by a total of 38-36. Davidson defeated Washington and Lee by a score of 86-63 in their first game. Davidson is scoring 75 points per game with 41 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per game, while allowing 62 points against per game this year. Bobby Durkin has led the Wildcats this season with 14.5 points per game, 1.5 rebounds per game, and 1.0 assist per game. Davidson is shooting 43.1% from the field, 71.1% on free throws, and 35.3% on three pointers this year. 

Clemson Preview

The Clemson Tigers are 2-0 this year after they defeated UAB by a score of 77-76 in their last game. Clemson trailed 42-39 at halftime, but they were able to come back and win in the final seconds. The Tigers shot 49.1% from the field and were out rebounded by a total of 39-26. Clemson defeated Winthrop by a score of 78-56 in their first game. Clemson is scoring 77.5 points per game with 32.5 rebounds per game and 18.5 assists per game, while allowing 66 points against per game. PJ Hall has led the Tigers this year with 23.5 points, seven rebounds, and 2.0 blocks per game this season. Clemson is shooting 46.2% from the field, 71.8% on free throws, and 37.3% on three pointers this season.


Clemson comes into this game as a pretty heavy favorite to win, but they were lucky to get by UAB in their last game. Davidson beat a solid Maryland team on Friday and they have played excellent defense through two games this year. Clemson is only averaging 32.5 rebounds per game, while Davidson is grabbing 41 rebounds per game. I like how Davidson played against Maryland and I think they could keep this game close, especially given the fact Clemson only beat UAB by one point. Take Davidson and the points here. 

David’s Pick Davidson +8.5

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