In the Atlantic Coast Conference – a pair of ranked teams will get together at Littlejohn Coliseum on the campus of Clemson University. The home team – Tigers will take on the defending national champion North Carolina Tar Heels. The Clemson Tigers are 17-4 on the season and 6-3 in Atlantic Coast Conference action. The Tigers are coming off a road win at the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.
The North Carolina Tar Heels are coming into the game fresh off back to back losses. The latest loss for the Tar Heels was at home to the North Carolina State Wolf Pack. The Tar Heels are 16-6 overall, and 5-4 in conference play. The Tar Heels are tied for fifth with Florida State and North Carolina in ACC play. The Clemson Tigers are -2 over the North Carolina in ACC Basketball on Tuesday.
Tigers Looking for Back to Back Wins
The Clemson Tigers are looking for back to back wins since they won at Boston College and Louisville. In their last 6 games, the Tigers have split those games. Clemson has a road game at Wake Forest, and then a home game against Pittsburgh. The Tigers are scoring 74.8 points per game, and allowing opponents to score 65.2 per game.
The Tigers are led by Marcquise Reed with 15.4 points per game. The Tigers have five guys scoring double digits per game, with Donte Grantham second on the team with 14.2 per game. Clemson found news a week ago that Grantham would miss the remainder of the season with a torn ACL. Clemson is looking to get back to the NCAA Tournament for the 12th time in school history, and reach the Final Four for the 1st time ever.
Tar Heels Want to go Back to Back
The Tar Heels are defending champions in College Basketball. Roy Williams needs to get his crew back on track following losses to Virginia Tech and North Carolina State. The Tar Heels have a home game against Pittsburgh next, and then they host Duke and play at North Carolina State and Louisville.
The Tar Heels are one of the top scoring teams in the nation once again this season. They are scoring nearly 83 points per game. The top scorer for North Carolina is the tournament hero from last years game against Kentucky. Luke Maye is scoring more than 18 points per game, and ripping down nearly 11 rebounds per game. Joel Berry is second with 17 points per game.
Tigers Down Tar Heels
This is going to be an interesting basketball game. Can the Tar Heels bounce back? North Carolina keeps slipping down further in the Atlantic Coast Conference standings, and this is another game that drops them down. Clemson at home finds a way to win, and moves up the ACC standings. When you are betting this College Basketball game on Tuesday – take the Clemson Tigers -2 over the North Carolina Tar Heels. Bet the Clemson Tigers -2 over the North Carolina Tar Heels in ACC action on Tuesday.