Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Tigers vs Panthers CBB Odds
Looking for Clemson Tigers vs. Pittsburgh Panthers NCAA basketball free picks & CBB odds? CBB betting sees the Tigers taking on the Panthers on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson, South Carolina. Cappers Picks provides complimentary expert handicapping picks on all college basketball matchups all season long so stay tuned for more FREE daily NCAA hoops predictions like this Tigers Panthers matchup.
16-11 (2-6 A) Clemson Tigers vs. Pittsburgh Panthers 12-15 (10-6 H)
Date: Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM ET
Venue: Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson, South Carolina
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: Clemson -4
CBB Betting Total: 129½
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The Clemson Tigers finally halted a three-game losing streak in picking up a much-needed victory at home versus the Boston College Eagles in their last time out. Nonetheless, due to their terrible play recently, they have fallen to the ninth place slot within the ACC at this time.
The Pittsburgh Panthers are simply playing for pride at this point in the season as their losing streak continued as they fell in their last outing to the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on the road. The loss marked their fifth road game in six contests to where the Panthers fell by 10 or more points.
While the defense for Clemson has remained constant during their losing skid, their offense had struggled entering their matchup with the lowly Boston College Eagles. Nonetheless, the Tigers offense looke a bit more productive in posting 76 points in their victory while shooting 52% from the floor along with 41% from three-point range.
Leading scorer on the season in Marquise Reed (19 ppg) pumped in 31 points while going 5-7 from long-range in the victory for the Tigers. Elijah Thomas along with Shelton Mitchell also chipped in 14 and 13 points for a Tigers team that continues to average just under 70 points per game on the season.
Reed has not been the most consistent on the team this year, howeer, he continues to shoot 45% from the floor along with 37% from the arc on a nightly basis. On the other hand, Mitchell (12 ppg) continues to give solid contributions despite shooting 39% from the floor while Thomas (13 ppg, 9 rebs) is active on the offensive end also in averaging 62% shooting from the field per game.
The Pittsburgh Panthers are struggling at the offensive end as well at this critical point in the season. In fact, they have only surpassed the 70-point mark in just eight of their last ten games, overall.
The offense shoots just 42% from the floor per game; However, in their last outing versus the Yellow Jackets, they ended the game shooting only 33% for the game as leading scorer Xavier Johnson scored just 14 points while grabbing 7 rebounds in the loss on a 3-10 night. Xavier-Wilson Frame led the team with 19 points while going 5-10 from three-point range.
Johnson (17 ppg, 5 ass) is their best source of offense this season for the Panthers. And despite shooting 43% from the field, he is dangerous from long range in converting on 39% of his shots from deep. Trey McGowens along with Wilson-Frame (each 12 ppg) are also alternatives to Johnson, yet, each are connecting on only 41% of their shots from the perimeter.
Despite shooting 46% from the floor in their last outing versus the Tigers, the Panthers allowed over 50% shooting to the Tigers in the meeting as with five turnovers, Reed powered in 26 points while ending the game at 4-7 from three-point range in the 13-point win.
CBB Betting Trends:
- Under is 6-2 in CLEM last 8 Wed. games.
- PITT is 1-9-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall.
- Under is 26-10 in PITT last 36 home games.
- Under is 43-19 in PITT last 62 overall.
Free Clemson Tigers vs. Pittsburgh Panthers NCAAB Prediction:
Expect for Pittsburgh to look to establish themselves on defense, first and foremost in this Wednesday night matchup. Of course, so will the Tigers as one will witness a low-scoring contest to where Clemson will slowly begin to take control of the contest as the game progresses. Besides, Clemson’s playmakers will keep their team in this contest as the Tigers will roll in a highly competitive ACC showdown by a 75-65 score.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: Under
With two off and on offenses going up against two defenses that has had to step up in which to keep their team competitive throughout the season, look for the under to be the strong play in the end in this matchup. Besides, both teams have become accustomed to being in close, competitive, and low-scoring contests throughout the season.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Pittsburgh 55 – Clemson 65
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