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ACC Tournament: Clemson vs. Virginia odds, picks and predictions

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The Clemson Tigers (23-9) battle the No. 11 Virginia Cavaliers (24-6) Friday in the semifinal round of the ACC Tournament. Tip from Greensboro Coliseum is set for 9:30 p.m. ET (ESPN2). Below, we analyze Tipico Sportsbook’s lines around the Clemson vs. Virginia odds, and make our expert college basketball picks, predictions and bets.

Clemson beat NC State 80-54 in the quarterfinal round of the tournament on Thursday to cover as 1-point favorites. It has now won back-to-back games and is 5-5 in its last 10. In that span, the Tigers are 5-4-1 against the spread (ATS) to improve to 17-14-1 ATS on the season.

Virginia beat UNC 68-59 in the quarterfinal round Thursday to cover as 2-point favorites. It has now won 3 games in a row and is 7-3 in its last 10. In that span, the Cavaliers are 3-6-1 ATS to fall to 11-17-2 ATS this season.

Virginia beat Clemson 64-57 in their only matchup this season in late February to push as 7-point home favorites.

Rankings courtesy of the USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll.

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Clemson vs. Virginia odds

Provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated at 11:45 a.m. ET.

  • Moneyline (ML): Clemson +140 (bet $100 to win $140) | Virginia -160 (bet $160 to win $100)
  • Against the spread (ATS): Clemson +2.5 (+100) | Virginia -2.5 (-120)
  • Over/Under (O/U): 126.5 (O: -110 | U: -110)

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Clemson vs. Virginia picks and predictions

Prediction

Virginia 63, Clemson 61

Moneyline

PASS.

There is no value on the Virginia moneyline in this matchup.

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Against the spread

LEAN CLEMSON +2.5 (+100).

The Tigers are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall, 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 games against a team with a winning outright record, and 19-6-1 ATS in their last 26 games following an outright win of 20 or more points.

Virginia is just 1-5-1 ATS in its last 7 games and 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games following an outright win.

Over/Under

BET UNDER 126.5 (-110).

Both teams’ strength is defense.

For Clemson, the Under is 4-1 in its last 5 Friday games and 2-1 in its last 3 games.

The Under is 7-1 in the Cavaliers’ last 8 neutral-site games, 4-1 in their last 5 games following an outright win, and 6-3 in their last 9 games. Virginia tends to maintain a slow pace in games, which will help the Under to hit.

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