Clemson Tigers vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Prediction, 2/5/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Clemson Tigers vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Date: Saturday, February 5, 2022
Location: McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta, GA
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (9-12) host the Clemson Tigers (12-9) at McCamish Pavilion on Saturday.
The Clemson Tigers stepped onto the hardwood against Florida State and went home with a win by a final score of 75-69 in their last game. Regarding personal fouls, the Tigers ended up with 17 while Florida State accounted for 17 personal fouls. They also knocked down 7 of their 22 attempts from three-point range. Florida State ended up going 62.5% from the free throw line by making 10 of 16 shots. In addition, Florida State had 20 rebounds (3 offensive, 17 defensive), but couldn't earn a rejection. Florida State earned 16 assists and had 9 steals in this matchup. Concerning defending, Clemson allowed the other team to go 48.1% from the floor on 26 out of 54 shooting. They also recorded 15 dimes for the contest as well as forcing the other team into 8 turnovers and earning 4 steals. With respect to rebounding, they earned 35 with 9 of them being of the offensive variety. At the free throw line, the Tigers made 15 of their 21 attempts for a rate of 71.4%. Clemson finished having earned a 51.9% field goal percentage (27 of 52) and knocked down 6 out of their 15 three-point attempts.
PJ Hall is a guy who was a factor for this contest. He recorded 15 points on 5 out of 8 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 28 mins and also collected 7 boards. He finished shooting 62.5% from the field but wasn't able to get an assist.
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Clemson will play this contest with a win-loss mark of 12-9 so far this season. They are turning it over 11.4 times per game and as a group are committing 16.0 personal fouls per game. As a team, Clemson is grabbing 35.4 boards per game and has accumulated 314 dimes for the campaign, which is 77th in the nation in terms of passing. The Tigers are shooting 38.7% on three-point attempts (175 of 452) and 71.2% from the free throw line. They average 73.0 pts per contest (141st in the nation) while hitting 46.6% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Tigers are forcing 11.8 turnovers per contest while drawing 16.2 fouls. They are giving up 33.2% on 3-pointers while they are 131st in college basketball in opponents PPG (67.1). The Tigers are giving up a shooting percentage of 41.8% (489 of 1,169) and they surrender 31.8 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They rank 96th in Division 1 in giving up assists to their opponents with 235 surrendered on the campaign.
When they last stepped on the court, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets took a loss by a score of 81-66 against Virginia Tech. The Yellow Jackets were able to pull down 18 defensive boards and 7 offensive rebounds totaling 25 in the game. They also coughed up the ball 12 times, while recording 7 steals in this game. Virginia Tech had 11 personal fouls for the contest which took the Yellow Jackets to the charity stripe for 8 shots. They were able to knock down 8 of the free throws for a percentage of 100.0%. With respect to 3-pointers, Georgia Tech knocked down 10 of 25 tries (40.0%). When the final whistle was blown, the Yellow Jackets shot 24 for 60 from the field which gave them a rate of 40.0%. The Yellow Jackets allowed Virginia Tech to knock down 28 of 53 attempts from the floor which gave them a percentage of 52.8% in the matchup. They went 40.0% from beyond the perimeter by hitting 8 of 20 and finished the contest at 17 of 22 at the free throw line (77.3%). With respect to attacking the glass, Georgia Tech permitted Virginia Tech to pull down 32 overall (9 on the offensive glass).
Michael Devoe was important for the Yellow Jackets for the matchup. He made 11 out of 19 for the contest for a field goal rate of 57.9%, and accounted for 2 rebounds. He scored 30 points in his 38 minutes on the court, but wasn't able to get an assist.
Georgia Tech has a win-loss mark of 9-12 on the campaign. In terms of offensive execution, the Yellow Jackets are connecting on 44.2% from the floor, which is 175th in the country. Georgia Tech has accumulated 1,466 points for the season (69.8 per game) and they average 34.8 boards per game. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 13.4 times per contest (165th in college basketball) and they are giving up possession 13.2 times per game. The Yellow Jackets are committing 18.1 fouls per game and they hit 68.9% from the charity stripe.
The Yellow Jackets on the defensive side of the court are 205th in Division 1 in PPG allowed with 69.7. They have forced 13.8 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 43.5% from the floor (214th in D-1). The Georgia Tech defense gives up 31.2% on three-point shots (143 of 458) and their opposition knocks down 68.8% of their free throw attempts. They allow 14.9 dimes and 35.0 rebounds on a nightly basis, which has them ranked 318th and 189th in college basketball.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Clemson
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