Clemson Tigers visit Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Clemson Tigers vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Clemson Tigers travelling to Georgia Tech Thursday to take on the Yellow Jackets.
This season, the Yellow Jackets are 13-9 overall and 10-10 ATS ATS, while the Tigers are 12-11 and 11-8 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Georgia Tech boasts a 12-8 on the OU, and Clemson is 8-10.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Yellow Jackets as 3.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Yellow Jackets, most recently No. 64 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Tigers, who rate No. 166 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 67-66 victory for the Yellow Jackets.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Tigers is ranked No. 188 in NCAA hoops at 34.5 per game. Contrast that with Georgia Tech’s No. 49 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Georgia Tech is the No. 247-ranked team in the country at 5.5 per game, while Clemson rates No. 264 at 5.3 per game.
Defensively, Clemson features the nation's No. 72-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.8 points per game. Georgia Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 266 nationally in scoring at home.
Clemson was a 58-57 loser in its last match at home against North Carolina State. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Jordan Roper scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Tigers to a win (they lost 58-57 to North Carolina State at Littlejohn Coliseum on Sunday).
Georgia Tech won its last outing, a 64-54 result against Virginia Tech on February 9. They covered in that game as a 2-point favorite. Marcus Georges-Hunt scored 13 points leading the Yellow Jackets to a 64-54 victory over Virginia Tech at Cassell Coliseum on Saturday.
Clemson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Miami are 5-5
After playing North Carolina State are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Wake Forest are 1-9
After playing Virginia Tech are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
A few Tigers at Yellow Jackets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Clemson's last 8 games when playing on the road against Georgia Tech
Clemson is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against Georgia Tech
Clemson is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Georgia Tech is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Georgia Tech's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Georgia Tech's last 8 games when playing at home against Clemson
Georgia Tech is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against Clemson
Clemson home to Miami, Sunday, February 17
Georgia Tech at Wake Forest, Saturday, February 16