Clemson vs. Georgia Tech - 2/28/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (12-16) at Clemson Tigers (15-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 12:00 pm (Littlejohn Coliseum)
The Line: Clemson Tigers -4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and Clemson Tigers meet Saturday at the Littlejohn Coliseum.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets need a win after losing four of their last five games. On the season, Georgia Tech is averaging 63.8 points on 41.3 percent shooting and is allowing 63.8 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Marcus Georges-Hunt is averaging 13.8 points and 5.6 rebounds while Charles Mitchell is averaging 9.6 points and 6.9 rebounds. Demarco Cox is grabbing six rebounds and Chris Bolden is dishing one assist. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have four players averaging at least 6.9 points, and they’re shooting 65.5 percent from the line and 27.6 percent from deep. Defensively, Georgia Tech is allowing 31.4 percent shooting from deep and has given up 65 or less points in five of its last six games.
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The Clemson Tigers need a win after losing four of their last five games. On the season, Clemson is averaging 62 points on 41.1 percent shooting and is allowing 60.8 points on 39.6 percent shooting. Jaron Blossomgame is averaging 12.8 points and eight rebounds while Donte Grantham is averaging 9.1 points and 4.7 rebounds. Rod Hall is dishing 3.5 assists and Landry Nnoko is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Clemson Tigers have four players averaging at least 8.3 points, and they’re shooting 66.1 percent from the line and 30 percent from deep. Defensively, Clemson is allowing 32.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 63 or less points in nine of its last 10 games.
The Yellow Jackets are 13-6 ATS in their last 19 road games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a S.U. loss. The Tigers are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games vs. a team with a losing S.U. record and 13-4-1 ATS in their last 18 Saturday games. Yellow Jackets are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Clemson and the road team is 8-1 ATS in the last 9 meetings.
With both teams almost in the same boat, I like the Clemson Tigers at home to cover the reasonable chalk. Clemson's defense will make the difference here.