Miami basketball Game Tonight: Hurricanes vs Clemson Line, Predictions, Odds, TV Channel & Live Stream

Mar 10, 2021; Greensboro, North Carolina, USA; Mandatory Credit: Nell Redmond-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 10, 2021; Greensboro, North Carolina, USA; Mandatory Credit: Nell Redmond-USA TODAY Sports /

The Miami basketball team hosts Clemson on Saturday afternoon in the ACC opener after a much-needed 63-58 victory at Penn State in the ACC-Big 10 Challenge on Wednesday night. Clemson and Miami both begin conference play with 5-3 records. Clemson lost 74-64 to Rutgers in the ACC-Big 10 Challenge on Monday.

Miami improved significantly defensively in the victory over Penn State on Wednesday. The Hurricanes held the Nittany Lions to 43.4 percent shooting from the field and held Penn State to six out of 24 on three-point attempts. Miami opponents are shooting 46.5 percent from the floor and 39.8 percent on threes this season.

Penn State was a good game for Miami to play before Clemson. The Nittany Lions and Tigers are in the bottom third in possessions per game nationally. Miami is 239th out of 358 teams nationally in possessions per game. Miami will have to get out on Clemson three-point shooters.

The Tigers are 11th nationally making 41.7 percent of their three-point attempts. Clemson is 29th shooting 48.9 percent from the floor. Miami needs to continue playing well defensively as they did against Penn State on Wednesday. Clemson is a good team defensively ranking 50th in field goal percentage against.

"Miami basketball game versus ClemsonGAME 9 | DEC. 4, 2021 • 12 P.M. ET • CORAL GABLES, FLA.Clemson Tigers (5-3, 0-0 ACC)Head Coach: Brad Brownell (DePauw, 1991)Record at CU: 206-153 (12th season), Career Record: 373-238 (20th season)Miami Hurricanes (5-3, 0-0 ACC)Head Coach: Jim Larrañaga (Providence, 1971)Record at UM: 205-133 (11th season), Career Record: 675-467 (38th season)SERIES HISTORYAll-Time: 14-17 (14-14 since rebirth) | Home: 8-4 | Away: 3-9 | Neutral: 3-4 | Coach L: 8-6 (8-6 at UM)Streak: Won 1 | Last Meeting: 67-64 neutral-site win (March 10, 2021) | First Meeting: 98-96 neutral-site loss (Jan. 5, 1956)Courtesy MiamiHurricanes.Com"

Miami basketball versus Clemson Odds: Line, Spread, Over/Under

WynnBet lists the Miami basketball team as a 1.5 point favorite over Clemson with a moneyline of -105. Clemson is at -115 with an over/under of 136.0 according to WynnBet.

Miami vs Clemson Prediction Tonight

Returning home and gaining confidence after defeating Penn State on Wednesday night, Miami should be able to win and cover the slim 1.5 point spread. The slow pace that Clemson plays at the under seems like the safer bet. Miami needs to continue to get balanced scoring. Four Hurricanes reached double figures versus Penn State.

What Channel is the Miami basketball Game On?

TV: ACCNPlay-by-Play: Wes Durham • Color: Malcolm Huckaby | WatchESPN
Radio: AM 560 WQAM • Joe Zagacki • Danny Rabinowitz |
Spanish: 990 AM WMYM • Lorenzo Berry • Jose Martinez • Broderick Zerpa | Students: 90.5 FM WVUM • Nick Marino • John Reynolds |

Courtesy MiamiHurricanes.Com

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Miami will finish their non-conference schedule following the game against Clemson on Saturday. The Hurricanes play Lipscomb, Fordham and Stetson before hosting North Carolina State on December 29. Miami will travel to Brooklyn to play Fordham in the Basketball Hall of Fame Invitational at the Barclay’s Center.