Clemson vs. Georgia Tech - 3/9/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (18-13) at Clemson Tigers (17-13)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Clemson Tigers -2 -- Over/Under: 134 See the Latest Odds
The Clemson Tigers and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets face off on Wednesday in ACC college basketball tournament action.
The Clemson Tigers are 17-13 this season and the are coming off of a won at Boston College that ended a three game losing skid. Clemson is averaging 69.1 points per game and they are shooting 43.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 63.7 points and their opponents are shooting 41.8 percent. Jaron Blossomgame leads the Tigers averaging 18.6 points and 6.7 rebounds per game. Donte Grantham is averaging 10.3 points, Avry Holmes is averaging 9.7 points, and Jordan Roper is averaging 8.8 points. Clemson is 10-8 in the ACC and 1-1 in neutral site games.
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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 18-13 this season and they have won five of their last six games. Georgia Tech is averaging 73.5 points per game and they are shooting 44.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 70.6 points and their opponents are shooting 43.9 percent. Marcus Georges-Hunt leads the Yellow Jackets averaging 16.6 points per game. Adam Smith is averaging 14.6 points, Nick Jacobs is averaging 10.8 points and 5.8 rebounds, Charles Mitchell is averaging 10.3 points and 9.9 rebounds per game. Georgia Tech is 8-10 in the ACC and 1-1 in neutral site games.
Clemson is 0-4 against the spread following a win, 10-4 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 0-4 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. Georgia Tech is 6-2-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread and 4-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record.
I don’t love this one but Clemson has the best player on the floor in Blossomgame so that gives them the edge here.