Clemson at Miami Basketball: Game info, odds, live stream, TV

The Miami basketball team begins its long stretch of ACC games when it resumes conference play versus Clemson on Wednesday night at the Watsco Center.
Feb 4, 2023; Clemson, South Carolina, USA; Miami guard Isaiah Wong (2) scores near Clemson guard
Feb 4, 2023; Clemson, South Carolina, USA; Miami guard Isaiah Wong (2) scores near Clemson guard / Ken Ruinard-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami basketball team returns to ACC play on Wednesday night hosting Clemson. Miami began ACC play with a win over Notre Dame last month. Clemson won its only ACC game this season last month versus Pittsburgh. The Tigers enter the game on Wednesday, ranked 16th in both polls.

Miami has won the last three games versus Clemson. The Tigers won three in a row before the Hurricanes' game-winning streak in the series. Miami was picked second in the ACC in the preseason poll. Clemson was picked fifth in the ACC preseason poll by conference media.

Clemson and Miami currently have the best records in the ACC. Clemson is 11-1 with their only loss at Memphis. The Tigers have arguably the best win in the ACC this season at Alabama in the ACC/SEC challenge. Miami enters the game versus Clemson with a 10-2 record. Miami was blown out at Kentucky and versus Colorado at the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn.

Head coach Jim Larranaga stated the status of starting guard Nijel Pack is uncertain and leading scorer Wooga Poplar is day to day per Christy Chirinos of MiamiHurricanes.Com. Kyshawn George has started the last two games with Pack out. Christian Watson would likely start in place of Poplar.

8 PM ET. 11-1. Clemson at Miami. 10-2. 834. Miami +2.5. 432. ESPN. Wednesday, January 3

Clemson at Miami: Game Info

Date: Wed., Jan. 3, 2023, Time: 8 p.m. ET, Location: Coral Gables, Fla., Arena: Watsco Center, Live Stats:, Television: ESPN, Radio: 790 WAXY, Series: 16-17 Miami at Miami: 9-4 at Clemson: 4-9, Neutral: 3-4, Last Meeting: 78-74, Miami (2/4/23)

Clemson Head Coach: Brad Brownell (DePauw ‘91), Record at Clemson: 252–178, Career Record: 419–263, Record vs. UM at Clemson 8-10 Miami (10-2, 1-0 ACC), Head Coach: Jim Larrañaga, (Providence ‘71), Record at UM: 265-151, Career Record: 735-485, Record vs. Clemson: 10-6 Courtesy

Clemson at Miami: Fan Duel Odds

Spread: Miami plus 2.5 Total: 155.5 Moneyline: Clemson minus 132, Miami plus 110 Courtesy FanDuel.

Clemson is led by 6'10 All-America candidate P.J. Hall who is averaging 20.5 points per game, 6.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists. Syracuse transfer Joe Girard is averaging 15.6 PPG, 3.8 RPG, 3.7 APG and shoots 45.8 percent on threes, making 3.2 per game. Chase Hunter is the third double figure scorer for Clemson averaging 11.0 PPG.

Clemson is a huge test for Miami when healthy. North Carolina is the only team in the ACC ranked higher than Clemson. Without Pack and potentially Poplar, Miami is going to need big games from Matthew Cleveland and Norchad Omier. George has the potential for a big game.

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Miami will play its first ACC road game this season on Saturday at Wake Forest after hosting Clemson. Wake Forest won on Tuesday night at Boston College. The Demon Deacons are 10-3, have an eight-game winning streak and lead the ACC with a 2-0 record.