Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Clemson Tigers ATS Odds

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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (11-17, 4-11 ACC) head to Littlejohn Coliseum to meet the No. 15 Clemson Tigers (20-7, 9-6 ACC). The Yellow Jackets will attempt to put an end to their six-game losing streak. Action gets underway at 3 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 24, 2018.

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Clemson Tigers Odds Preview

In the Yellow Jackets last game, they were beaten by the No. 1 Virginia Cavaliers, 65-54. With 22 points on 9-for-15 shooting, Ben Lammers was the top scorer from either team. Virginia’s free throw rate was their biggest advantage over Georgia Tech. The Cavaliers had a rate of 0.250 (above their season average of 0.183), while the Yellow Jackets posted a mark of 0.118 (below their season average of 0.261).

The Tigers are hoping for a better outcome after their 65-58 loss to the Virginia Tech Hokies in their last contest. Marcquise Reed was the top scorer from either team with 28 points on 10-for-24 shooting. Virginia Tech had a free throw rate of 0.276 (above their season average of 0.266). Clemson, meanwhile, held the Hokies to an effective field goal percentage of 0.422 (below their season average of 0.591).

Half-court execution will be of utmost importance when two of the nations slowest-paced teams go head-to-head. Clemson ranks 262nd in possessions per game (67.9) and Georgia Tech is 339th (64.9). Also, the Yellow Jackets 297th-ranked offense (offensive efficiency of 99.9) will face off against the Tigers 38th-ranked defense (defensive efficiency of 97.7).

These teams have already met once this season. The Tigers won 72-70. The Tigers played a nearly flawless game. They had a fantastic offensive rebounding percentage of 39.4 and a great turnover percentage of 9.6. The Yellow Jackets were 28.6 and 13.0, respectively, for those same stats. Josh Okogie was the top overall scorer in the game with 26 points.

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Clemson Tigers Free Prediction

Free College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Georgia Tech, ATS Winner – Georgia Tech, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • The Tigers rank 133rd in rebounds per game (35.8) while the Yellow Jackets rank 226th (33.7).
  • Georgia Tech averages 6.9 steals per game, which ranks 75th in the NCAA. Clemson ranks 76th in steals allowed per game (5.9).
  • Clemson ranks 125th in three pointers attempted per game (22.7) while Georgia Tech ranks 306th (15.1).
  • The Tigers rank 33rd in assists allowed per game (11.3) while the Yellow Jackets rank 200th (14.4).
  • Georgia Tech ranks 18th in blocks per game (5.2) while Clemson ranks 120th in blocks allowed per game (3.6).

Betting Trends:

  • The Tigers average margin of victory in their last five games has been 2.8, down from 8.1 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Yellow Jackets have scored an average of 59.0 points per game (5.8 below their season average) and allowed an average of 75.4 points per game (8.3 above their season average).