Free College Basketball Picks Today: Clemson Tigers vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 1/24/23

Free College Basketball Picks Today: Clemson Tigers vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 1/24/23
Tue 24th January 2023

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (8-11, 1-8 ACC) will try to break down one of the country’s top shooting defenses when they head to face the No. 24 Clemson Tigers (16-4, 8-1 ACC) on Tuesday.

Georgia Tech was defeated by the Syracuse Orange 80-63 at McCamish Pavilion on Saturday, their fifth consecutive loss. Dallan ‘Deebo’ Coleman was a top performer in the loss with 17 points. The Yellow Jackets remain 14th in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Clemson won their seventh straight home game in a close one on Saturday at Littlejohn Coliseum, beating the Virginia Tech Hokies 51-50. PJ Hall had 20 points to lead the team. The Tigers are first in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

This is the last meeting of the season between the teams. After taking the only previous season game against Georgia Tech 79-66 at McCamish Pavilion in December 2022, Clemson will be looking for a season sweep.

Hall led the Tigers with 25 points and 10 rebounds. Miles Kelly had 17 points in defeat. Kelly is averaging 13.6 points per game to lead the Yellow Jackets in scoring this season.

Meanwhile, Deivon Smith is contributing 5.6 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game. Hunter Tyson (15.7 ppg) has been the primary provider for the Tigers on offense.

Tyson also has pulled down 10.1 rebounds per game. Chase Hunter has tallied 3.9 assists per game. The Tigers are holding the opposition to one of the worst FG% in the NCAA, ranking 24th at 39.5%.

The Yellow Jackets have had little success at Littlejohn Coliseum in recent seasons, losing eight of the last 10 games. In the last 10 games, Georgia Tech is 2-8 with an average margin of -5.7 (67.8-73.5). Clemson has an 8-2 record over the last 10, scoring 72.6 points per game on average while holding opponents to 67.3 (+5.3 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points per game:
Deivon Smith: 10.2 | 8.0 | +2.2
Rebounds per game:
Deivon Smith: 7.2 | 5.6 | +1.6
Assists per game:
Deivon Smith: 4.6 | 3.6 | +1.0


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
PJ Hall: 24.8 | 18.9 | +6.0
Alex Hemenway: 0.0 | 8.3 | -8.2
Points per game:
PJ Hall: 18.0 | 13.3 | +4.7
Alex Hemenway: 0.0 | 5.9 | -5.8
Rebounds per game:
PJ Hall: 6.4 | 4.7 | +1.7
Assists per game:
Chase Hunter: 1.6 | 3.9 | -2.2

SportsTips’ College Basketball Pick:

Clemson -10.5 (-110)

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