[7:00 PM] Georgia @ Clemson

Who will WIN this matchup?

Georgia Bulldogs (0-0)

@ Clemson Tigers (0-0)


Current odds:

Georgia Bulldogs: (+193)

Clemson Tigers: (-220)


ESPN simulations have Clemson as 74% favorites to win the game.

XX% of sports bets are currently on Clemson to win as (-220) favorites.

Jaron Blossomgame is one of the best players in the ACC, an explosive scorer who averaged 18.7 points and 6.7 rebounds while shooting 51.3 percent from the field and 44.3 percent from 3-point range as a junior.

J.J Frazier is a pure scorer who shot 38.6 percent from beyond the arc in leading the Bulldogs to the NCAAs by scoring 16.9 points per game a season ago. Georgia was picked fourth in the SEC during preseason, leading coach Mark Fox to tell reporters, “it doesn’t really make any difference. You’ve got to go out there and perform.”

Frazier and forward Yante Maten (16.5 points, eight rebounds) were preseason All-SEC selections, and both players showed the ability to take over games. Georgia hopes forward Juwan Parker, who missed last season with an Achilles injury, will provide a third offensive option. A huge key for the Bulldogs will be replacing its starting backcourt of Kenny Gaines and Charles Mann, who combined for 23.7 points, seven rebounds and 3.7 assists as seniors a season ago.

Three transfers – Shelton Mitchell (Vanderbilt), Marcquise Reed (Robert Morris) and Elijah Thomas (Texas A&M, eligible in December) – figure to play meaningful minutes for the Tigers. Forward Donte Grantham returns after averaging 10.2 points a season ago.

Georgia routed Clemson 71-48 at home last season; Frazier scored nine points while Blossomgame finished with five points.


StreakSmarts Pick: Clemson Tigers

Confidence: 5/10

StreakSmarter Pick