Virginia Tech vs. Clemson - 2/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Clemson Tigers (14-8) at Virginia Tech Hokies (12-11)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Cassell Coliseum)
The Line: Virginia Tech Hokies +2 -- Over/Under: 139 See the Latest Odds
The Virginia Tech Hokies and the Clemson Tigers face off on Saturday in ACC college basketball action.
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 12-11 this season and they have lost their last five games. Virginia Tech is averaging 76 points per game and they are shooting 44.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 73.5 points and their opponents are shooting 43.1 percent. Zach LeDay leads the Hokies averaging 15.8 points and 8.1 rebounds per game. Seth Allen is averaging 14.6 points, Justin Bibbs is averaging 12.2 points, and Chris Clarke is averaging 10.5 points and 7.4 rebounds. Virginia Tech is 9-5 at home and 4-6 in the ACC.
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The Clemson Tigers are 14-8 this season and they have won seven of their last nine games. Clemson is averaging 69.7 points per game and they are shooting 43.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 63.2 points and their opponents are shooting 41.6 percent. Jaron Blossomgame leads the Tigers averaging 17.2 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. Donte Grantham is averaging 10.3 points, Avry Holmes is averaging 9.8 points, and Jordan Roper is averaging 9.7 points. Clemson is 2-5 on the road and 7-3 in the ACC.
Virginia Tech is 5-0 against the spread in their last five home games, 6-1 against the spread in their last seven games, and 4-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. Clemson is 9-1 against the spread against the ACC, 5-1 against the spread following a win, and 4-1 against the spread in their last five road games. The underdog has covered the point spread five of the last seven meetings of these two teams.
With the total set at 139 the under is the smart play here.