Pittsburgh vs. Clemson - 1/10/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Clemson Tigers (8-6) at Pittsburgh Panthers (11-4)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm (Petersen Events Center)
The Line: Pittsburgh Panthers -8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Pittsburgh Panthers and the Clemson Tigers face off on Saturday at Petersen Events Center in ACC college basketball action.
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 11-4 this season and they have won seven of their last eight games. Pitt is averaging 67.2 points and they are shooting 44.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 61 points and their opponents are shooting 42.9 percent. Michael Young leads the Panthers averaging 13.7 points and 7.9 rebounds per game. James Robinson is averaging 11.1 points, Jamel Artis is averaging 9.1 points, and Chris Jones is averaging 8.3 points. Pittsburgh is 7-0 at home this season.
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The Clemson Tigers are 8-6 this season and they have lost their first two games of their ACC schedule. Clemson is averaging 64.3 points per game and they are shooting 41.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 62.3 points and their opponents are shooting 39.2 percent. Jaron Blossomgame leads the Tigers averaging 13.7 points and 8.3 rebounds per game. Damarcus Harrison is averaging 11.1 points, Donte Grantham is averaging 10.1 points, Rod hall is averaging 9.1 points. Clemson is 0-2 on the road this season.
Pittsburgh is 19-39 against the spread in their last 58 home games, 1-4 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 0-5 against the spread in their last five games. Clemson is 7-3-2 against the spread following a loss, 4-1 against the spread in their last five road games against a team with a home winning percentage greater than .600, and 9-2-1 against the spread in their last 12 Saturday games.
Clemson hasn’t been good of late and while this number is big for Pitt I see the Panthers covering.