The Clemson Tigers (15-14, 9-10 ACC) and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (16-14, 10-9 ACC) will clash at Littlejohn Coliseum to bring the regular season to an end. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET on Friday, March 6, 2020, and it can be seen on ESPN2.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Clemson Tigers Betting Preview
The Yellow Jackets beat the Pittsburgh Panthers in their last contest, 73-57. Jose Alvarado was the top scorer from either team with 23 points on 8-for-16 shooting. The Yellow Jackets, who came into the game averaging an effective field goal percentage of 0.497, had a solid mark of 0.555 and had an offensive rebounding percentage of 39.3 (above their season average of 29.3).
In the Tigers’ previous game, they were topped by the Virginia Tech Hokies, 70-58. Tevin Mack was Clemson’s leading scorer with 12 points on 5-for-12 shooting. Virginia Tech was lights out from beyond the arc (12-26; 46.2 percent). Clemson, on the other hand, held the Hokies to an offensive rebounding percentage of 7.4 (below their season average of 21.7).
Clemson might have difficulty finding the bottom of the net as they face off against one of the country’s best defenses. Georgia Tech currently ranks 45th in defensive efficiency, while the Tigers rank 253rd in offensive efficiency.
These two teams have already met once this season. The Yellow Jackets won 68-59. The Yellow Jackets dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had an effective field goal percentage of 0.536 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 26.7. The Tigers put up marks of 0.431 and 25.0, respectively, for those same stats. Aamir Simms scored a game-high 23 points.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Clemson Tigers Odds Prediction
Prediction: SU Winner – Georgia Tech, ATS Winner – Georgia Tech, O/U – Under
The Yellow Jackets rank 112th in rebounds per game (36.3) while the Tigers rank 133rd in rebounds allowed per game (34.7).
Georgia Tech ranks 95th in assists per game (13.8) while Clemson ranks 102nd in assists allowed per game (12.0).
Clemson ranks 40th in three pointers attempted per game (25.8) while Georgia Tech ranks 283rd (16.7).
The Yellow Jackets rank 25th in blocks per game (4.6) while the Tigers rank 182nd (2.4).
Clemson ranks 107th in steals per game (6.7) while Georgia Tech ranks 209th in steals allowed per game (7.6).
The Tigers’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 2.6, up from 2.5 for the season.
During their last five games, the Yellow Jackets have scored an average of 72.4 points per game (3.7 above their season average) and allowed an average of 66.2 points per game (0.4 below their season average).