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Clemson Tigers vs. Duke Blue Devils – Feb 11, 2017

Duke takes on Clemson on Saturday. Can Coach K get a cover?

The Clemson Tigers will travel to Cameron Indoor Stadium on Saturday afternoon at 1:00 PM ET to take on the Duke Blue Devils.

These two ACC rivals have play each other every year and are very familiar with each other. Duke holds a convincing lead in the series 106-31. If you look at the last 10 games, the Blue Devils hold the edge 7-3 SU but ATS these two teams split the 10 games 5-5. The past 10 times they’ve played each other, the game has gone UNDER the posted total 7 out of 10 times.

Clemson Struggle vs. Top 25 Teams

Clemson is coming into this game off a loss against Syracuse on Tuesday night by the score of 82-81. They are now 13-10 SU, 9-12 ATS and 3-8 in the ACC. Clemson is 2-8 SU and ATS in their last 10 games overall.

Clemson has the #159th ranked defense in the NCAA. The Tigers have drastically struggled against Top 25 teams and have not beat a Top 25 team since 2007, losing 25 straight contests vs Top 25 competition.

Duke Makes Quick Turnaround After Beating Tar Heels

The Duke Blue Devils are coming in off an emotional win in a big rivalry game vs. North Carolina Tar Heels just 39 hours ago. The Blue Devils are now 19-5 SU and 10-13 ATS. They are 12-1 at Cameron Indoor Stadium this year and currently in 5th place in the ACC.

The Blue Devils are on a 4 game win streak and are a completely different team since Coach K returned to the sidelines. With Coack K on the sidelines, the Blue Devils are 15-2 this year. They have beat 2 top 25 teams in the past 3 games.

Duke Continues Their Hot Streak

Clemson has not won at Cameron Indoor Stadium since 1995, and in the history of the ACC matchup, have only won three other times in 1976, 1977 and 1984. Duke’s Grayson Allen, Luke Kennard and Jayson Tatum will be too strong for Clemson to win this game, especially on the road in hostile territory.

Many people are giving out Clemson simply for the fact that Duke is making the quick turnaround after beating North Carolina Thursday night but those same cappers are forgetting one simple thought……when it comes to tournament time, they make the same turnaround and if any coach can get their team back up emotionally ready for a quick turnaround game, Coach K can do it! We are playing a 1 Unit Play on Duke -11.