Clemson vs Georgia Tech Predictions, College Basketball Expert Picks 2/25/2020
Game: Clemson Tigers vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Location: Hank McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta, GA
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Georgia Tech -1
The Clemson Tigers travel to Hank McCamish Pavilion to play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Georgia Tech as 1 point favorites.
Clemson comes into this game with an overall record of 14-12. They currently have a point differential of 3.5 as they are averaging 67.1 points per game while giving up 63.5 per contest. Georgia Tech has an overall record of 13-14. They are averaging 68.8 points per game and surrendering 67.6, good for a point differential of 1.2.
Valuable Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 15-11-0 against the spread
The Clemson Tigers are 15-11-0 against the over/under
Important Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 16-9-1 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 11-15-0 against the over/under
Key Clemson Tigers Injuries
01/04/20 F Jonathan Baehre Knee is out for season
01/04/20 G Chase Hunter Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tevin Mack averages 12.3 points per game in 28.2 minutes per contest. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%. Aamir Simms comes into this contest averaging 13.3 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 72%.
Moses Wright averages 13.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.3 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 59%. Michael Devoe averages 16.1 points per game while playing 35.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers allow 63.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 35th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 46th and 93rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 161st, and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 99th place in the NCAA. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 153rd in the nation. Clemson averages 67.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 284th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 3.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 205th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 196th in D-1. They average 34.2 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 248th and 163rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 244th with 12.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Yellow Jackets surrender 67.6 points per contest, which ranks them 127th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 57th and 27th in those defensive statistics. They rank 169th with 12.4 assists allowed per contest, and 128th with 34.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Yellow Jackets are 194th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game. Georgia Tech is 245th in the country with 68.8 points per game this year. They are 96th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 1.2. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 309th in the nation. They are 164th in the country in rebounding with 35.6 boards per game and 126th in assists per contest with 13.7. The Yellow Jackets are 17th in turnovers per game with 15.9.
The Tigers are 218th in the nation in offensive rating with 99.6. In terms of pace they are 308th in the country with 66.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 126th. As a team they are 171st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 15th in Division 1. Clemson is 169th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions.
Georgia Tech is 16th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.6 times per 100 possessions. The Yellow Jackets are 290th in the country in offensive rating with 96.3. In terms of pace they are 101st in Division 1 with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 177th. As a team they are 205th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 312th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Clemson/Georgia Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Georgia Tech -1
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