Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Panthers and Tigers. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on ACCN, and it’s hosted by the Tigers at Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson, SC. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 142 points, and Clemson is favored by -7.5 to win at home against Pittsburgh.

PITTSBURGH PANTHERS VS CLEMSON TIGERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Pittsburgh Panthers +7.5

This game will be played at Littlejohn Coliseum at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, February 27th.

WHY BET THE PITTSBURGH PANTHERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-69 in favor of the Tigers.
  • Even though we have Clemson winning straight-up, we like Pittsburgh at +7.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 142 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.

Will the Panthers Find a Way to Win in Clemson?

As the underdog, Pittsburgh has gone 3-5 this season. They are 18-9 overall and 9-6 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. On the road, the Panthers are 7-3, and their average scoring margin is +3.6.

Over their last 10 road games, the Panthers are 7-3. In their most recent game, they defeated Virginia Tech by a score of 79-64. This season, Pittsburgh has been the underdog in eight games, and they have a record of 3-5.

As the underdog this season, Pitt has gone 3-4-1 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS mark is 7-2-1, and over their last 10 games as the underdog, they are 4-5-1.

Today’s over/under line of 142 is lower than the average over/under line in Pittsburgh’s games this season (145.2). So far, 11 of their games have finished with fewer than 142 points. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-1-1.

The Panthers’ offense wrapped up their last game with 79 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 75.1 points per contest. Currently leading the team in scoring is Blake Hinson who comes into today’s matchup averaging 18.9. Carlton Carrington also heads into the game with a PPG average of 12.7.

In the current season, the Pittsburgh defense has excelled, sitting 57th in the nation by allowing 67.1 points per game. Pittsburgh’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Virginia Tech offense to knock down 50% of their shots on their way to putting up 64 points.

Can the Clemson Offense Score Enough at Home?

After a 74-63 win over Florida State, Clemson comes into this game with a 19-8 record. The Tigers have won two games in a row and have gone 9-7 in Atlantic Coast Conference play.

At home, Clemson has been great, going 12-4 with an average scoring margin of +10.2 points per game. Over their last 10 home games, the Tigers have gone 6-4.

At home this season, Clemson has an ATS record of just 6-9-1. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Tigers have gone 5-4-1 vs the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Clemson games is 15-12, and today’s line of 142 is lower than the average OU line in their games this year of 147.8. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 143 points, and during their last 10 games, their OU record is 3-7.

The Tigers’ offense finished with 74 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 78.7 points per contest. Leading the team in scoring is PJ Hall, who is averaging 18.7 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Joseph Girard III also maintains a PPG average of 15.8 heading into game.

So far, the Tigers’ defense is ranked 148th in the country at 71.1 points per contest. Clemson’s three-point defense is currently 216th in the country at 8.1 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.5% of their shots vs. Clemson.