Virginia Tech vs. Clemson - 3/4/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Clemson Tigers (15-13) at Virginia Tech Hokies (15-14)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Cassell Coliseum)
The Line: Virginia Tech Hokies -2 -- Over/Under: 127
The Clemson Tigers and Virginia Tech Hokies meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Cassell Coliseum.
The Clemson Tigers need a win after splitting their last eight games. The Clemson Tigers are averaging 66.9 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 63.9 points on 40.8 percent shooting. Aamir Simms is averaging 13.3 points and 2.6 assists while Tevin Mack is averaging 12.1 points and 5.4 rebounds. John Newman III is dishing 2.2 assists and Al-Amir Dawes is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The Clemson Tigers are shooting 32.1 percent from beyond the arc and 67.1 percent from the free throw line. The Clemson Tigers are allowing 32 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.3 rebounds per game. The Clemson Tigers have lost five of their last seven road games.
The Virginia Tech Hokies need a win to snap a four-game losing streak. The Virginia Tech Hokies are averaging 69.4 points on 42.2 percent shooting and allowing 66.5 points on 41.7 percent shooting. Landers Nolley II is averaging 16.2 points and 2.4 assists while Tyrece Radford is averaging 10.2 points and 6.3 rebounds. P.J. Horne is grabbing 4.1 rebounds and Nahiem Alleyne is dishing 1.5 assists. The Virginia Tech Hokies are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 71.1 percent from the free throw line. The Virginia Tech Hokies are allowing 31.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.7 rebounds per game. The Virginia Tech Hokies have lost five of their last seven home games.
The underdog is 15-7-1 ATS in the last 23 meetings.
The Clemson Tigers have had issues on the road this season, but they have a defense that travels and they're a profitable 16-12 against the spread on the season. Clemson has also found its offense lately, shooting 51.2 percent from the field in its last five games. The Virginia Tech Hokies have lost four straight, and they're losing their last five games by an average of eight points while shooting 38.3 percent from the field. The Virginia Tech Hokies are 7-10 against the spread at home and 11-18 against the spread at home. Give me Clemson and the free bucket.