Georgia Tech vs Clemson Predictions, Free College Basketball Picks, Tips 3/6/2020
Game: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Clemson Tigers
Date: Friday, March 6, 2020
Location: Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson, SC
Odds/Point Spread: Clemson -3.5
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets head to Littlejohn Coliseum to take on the Clemson Tigers on Friday, March 6, 2020. The opening line for this game has Clemson as 3.5 point favorites.
Georgia Tech comes into this game with an overall record of 15-14. They currently have a point differential of 2.1 as they are averaging 68.7 points per game while giving up 66.6 per contest. Clemson has an overall record of 15-13. They are averaging 66.6 points per game and surrendering 64.1, good for a point differential of 2.5.
Valuable Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 19-9-1 against the spread this season
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 11-17-1 against the over/under this year
Important Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 16-13-0 against the spread this season
The Clemson Tigers are 16-12-1 against the over/under this year
Key Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
No key injuries to report
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
Michael Devoe comes into this game averaging 15.9 points per contest while playing 35.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 75%. Jose Alvarado averages 14.4 points per contest in 33.4 minutes per game. He averages 4.1 assists per game and 3.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Aamir Simms scores 13.0 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Tevin Mack averages 12.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.4 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 61%.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia Tech averages 68.7 points per contest, which is 251st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 2.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 96th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 294th in the nation. They average 36.1 boards per contest and 13.9 assists per game, which ranks them 131st and 110th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 14th with 16.1 per game. The Yellow Jackets allow 66.6 points per contest, which is 99th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 42nd and 8th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 124th, and they allow 12.1 assists per game which puts them in 138th place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 227th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Clemson is 298th in the nation with 66.6 points per contest this season. They are 213th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 2.5. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 259th in the NCAA. They are 255th in D-1 in rebounding with 33.9 boards per contest and 175th in assists per game with 13.1. The Tigers are 231st in turnovers per contest with 12.6. The Tigers give up 64.1 points per game, which ranks them 40th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 76th and 145th in those defensive statistics. They rank 125th with 12.0 dimes allowed per game and 157th with 34.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 180th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per contest this year.
The Yellow Jackets have an offensive rating of 96.3, which is ranked 292nd. They are 96th in college basketball in pace with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 175th. As a unit they are 204th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 321st in D-1. Georgia Tech is 10th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.8 times per 100 possessions.
Clemson is 164th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 98.7, which is ranked 241st. They are 300th in D-1 in pace with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 155th. As a unit they are 198th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shot attempts, ranking 18th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Georgia Tech/Clemson college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Georgia Tech +3.5
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