Clemson Tigers vs. Pittsburgh Panthers 3/6/2021 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on March 6, 2021

The Pittsburgh Panthers (10-10) are 8-point underdogs as they attempt to stop a four-game road losing streak when they visit the Clemson Tigers (15-6) on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at Littlejohn Coliseum. The contest airs at 12:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup has an over/under of 128.5.

Betting Information

Clemson vs Pittsburgh Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Clemson -8 -110 -110 128.5 -112 -109 -400 310

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Clemson vs Pittsburgh
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Pittsburgh (+8) Over (128.5) Clemson 71 Pittsburgh 63

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Total Facts

  • The Tigers and their opponents have scored more than 128.5 points in 47.6% of their outings this year (10 of 21 opportunities).
  • Pittsburgh has played in 14 games this season (out of 20 total matchups — 70% of chances) where they and their opponents combined to score more than 128.5 points.
  • These teams average a combined 136.4 points per game, 7.9 more points than the over/under of 128.5 set for this game.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 2.7 more points per game (131.2) than this matchup’s over/under of 128.5 points.
  • The average point total in Tigers games this year is 1.9 fewer points than the total of 128.5 in this matchup.
  • Panthers games this season have averaged an over/under of 140.9 points, 12.4 more than the point total in this matchup.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Tigers score just 4.6 fewer points per game (64.8) than the Panthers allow (69.4).
  • Clemson is 3-0-1 against the spread and 6-0 overall when scoring more than 69.4 points.
  • Pittsburgh has put together a 6-8 record against the spread and a 5-9 record overall in games when it allows more than 64.8 points.
  • The Panthers score an average of 71.6 points per game, 9.8 more points than the 61.8 the Tigers give up to opponents.
  • When it scores more than 61.8 points, Pittsburgh is 11-0 against the spread and 10-8 overall.
  • Clemson’s record is 1-4 overall and 0-5 against the spread when it allows more than 71.6 points to its opponents.
  • The Tigers have scored a total of 64 more points than their opponents this year (an average of three per game), and the Panthers have out-scored opponents by 44 points on the season (2.2 more per game).

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Clemson Betting Information

  • Clemson has struggled against the spread, going 9-10-1 on the year.
  • The Tigers have struggled to cover, going just 0-2 ATS when favored by at least 8 points.
  • The Tigers have typically run under the total this season, reaching the over/under in 9 of 20 games (45%).

Pittsburgh Betting Information

  • Pittsburgh has an 11-9 record against the spread, covering in 55.0% of their outings.
  • When they are at least 8-point underdogs, the Panthers have gone 2-2 against the spread.
  • Pittsburgh and its opponents have hit the over in half of their matchups this year — 10 of 20.

Head to Head

Clemson vs Pittsburgh (Last 3 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/12/2020 Pittsburgh -3.5 124 -174 +142 Regular Season 72-52 CLEM
2/27/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 62-48 CLEM
1/29/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 82-69 CLEM

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Clemson Leaders

  • Aamir Simms leads the Tigers in scoring and rebounding, putting up 13.2 points and 6.3 rebounds per game.
  • Clyde Trapp leads the Tigers in assists, averaging 2.5 per game while also scoring 6.8 points per contest.
  • Nick Honor contributes the most three-point shooting production for the Tigers. He makes 1.8 threes per game.
  • Honor is the Tigers leader in steals, averaging 1.4 steals per game, while Simms leads them in blocks with 0.7 per contest.

Pittsburgh Leaders

  • The Panthers’ leader in scoring and rebounding is Justin Champagnie with 18.7 points and 11.5 rebounds per game.
  • Xavier Johnson dishes out 5.7 assists per game, the most assists on the Panthers.
  • Ithiel Horton’s 1.9 made threes per game lead the Panthers.
  • Johnson (1.3 steals per game) is the steal leader for Pittsburgh while Champagnie (1.2 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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