Pittsburgh Panthers vs Clemson Tigers NCAAB Betting Prediction

Pittsburgh Panthers vs Clemson Tigers Prediction 2/27/2024

The Pittsburgh Panthers (18-9) travel to face off against the Clemson Tigers (19-8) on Tuesday, February 27th. This game will be played at Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson and televised on ACCN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

Pittsburgh Panthers vs Clemson Tigers

The Pittsburgh Panthers Are Coming Off A Win

For the season, Pittsburgh has been the underdog in eight of their 27 games, going 3-5 in those contests. On the road, the Panthers are 7-3, and their average scoring margin on the road is +3.6.

Over their last 10 games on the road, Pittsburgh has gone 7-3, and they are coming off of a 79-64 win over Virginia Tech. So far this season, the Panthers have gone 18-9, including a 9-6 record in ACC play.

As the underdog, Pitt has gone 3-4-1 vs. the spread this season. Their overall ATS mark is 16-8-2, and on the road, they are 7-2-1.

Today’s over/under line of 142.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Pittsburgh’s games this season (145.2). Currently, the over/under record in their games is 15-10-1. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 145 points. So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line.

The Clemson Tigers Are Coming Off A Win

As the Clemson Tigers get set to take on the Pittsburgh Panthers, they come in as the 6.5-point favorites. So far this season, they have been favored in 21 of their 27 games, going 15-6 in those matchups.

At home this season, Clemson has been solid, going 12-4 compared to 7-4 on the road. Over their last 10 games at home, the Tigers have gone 6-4. In their most recent game, they defeated Florida State by a score of 74-63.

As the favorite, Clemson’s ATS record this season is 9-11-1. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Tigers are 5-4-1 and they are 4-5-1 ATS in their last 10 home games. At home this year, Clemson is 6-9-1 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 142.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Clemson’s games this season (147.8). Their over/under record for the season is 15-12. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 143 points and their over/under record during this span is 1-2.

Pittsburgh Offense Breakdown

In their previous game, the Panthers’ offense finished with 79 points, which is right in line with their current average of 75.1 points per contest. Offensively, the Panthers hold a season-long field goal percentage of 43%, placing them 303rd in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 148th in terms of percentage and 23rd in three-pointers made.

Blake Hinson (F) 18.9 5.0 0.8
Carlton Carrington (G) 12.7 5.2 4.2
Ishmael Leggett (G) 12.2 5.3 2.2

Clemson Offense Breakdown

In their most recent game, the Tigers’ offense tallied 74 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 78.7 points per game. Leading Clemson in scoring vs. Florida State was Joseph Girard III with his 24 points. Chase Hunter also added 16 points for the Tigers.

PJ Hall (C) 18.7 6.9 1.6
Joseph Girard III (G) 15.8 3.3 3.0
Chase Hunter (G) 12.5 2.6 3.1

Pittsburgh Team Defense

The Panthers’ defense is presently ranked 57th nationally, allowing an average of 67.1 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.6 threes per game vs. Clemson. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 29.1%.

Clemson Team Defense

In terms of defense, Clemson is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 71.1 points per game. In their previous game vs. Florida State, the Seminoles finished with a field goal percentage of 44% and a total of 63 points vs. Clemson.

Panthers vs Tigers Trends

  • The Panthers are 3-1-1 ATS in their last road games and 3-2 straight-up.
  • Across their last three home contests, Clemson has been good against the spread posting a mark of 3-0. Their overall mark in these games was 3-0, while averaging 79 points per game.
  • Through their last five games as the underdog, the Panthers have an ATS record of 3-1-1 and a straight up mark of 3-2.
  • In their last five games as the betting favorite, the Tigers have a strong straight up record of 4-1. In addition, their ATS record was 4-1 in these scenarios.

Panthers vs Tigers Prediction

For a point-spread bet in this Tigers vs. Tigers matchup, we’re leaning towards the Tigers at -6.5. Although our projections show the Tigers winning 74-69, we suggest placing your bet on the Panthers for the point-spread.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 142.5 and given that our model is projecting 143 points between the teams, we like the over.

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