Written and authored by NCAA Basketball March Madness Expert Analyst Charlie Red McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Basketball news and notes. The teams will play on Wednesday March 11th, 2015. At 12:00 PM EST on the ESPN Television Network.
The (16-15) and ninth seed Florida State Seminoles of the Atlantic Coast Conference makes the trip from the Sunshine State to the Tar Heel State. Florida State will play the (16-14) Clemson Tigers also of the ACC in 2015 College Basketball Tournament action. The teams will play at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina. This Sports Handicapper believes Florida State can compete with most of the teams in the Conference. Clemson must come ready to play after collapsing down the stretch of the season. The opening betting line has Clemson as a one-point favorite on a neutral court Against The Spread, the betting odds total is not available for Wednesday’s game.
The 2015 Florida State Seminole come into the ACC Tournament losing three of four straight up. Florida State lone win was in the regular season finale at home against a decent Pittsburgh team. The Seminoles went 8-10 in Conference play and finished tied with Pitt and Clemson. Florida State ranks tenth in the ACC in both offense and defense. The “NOLES” took a hit when Guard Aaron Thomas was ruled ineligible in December. Freshman Guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes is the team’s leading scorer with a 14.4 average per game. The Seminoles are 7-1 ATS their last eight against ACC opponents. Florida State is good to ATS bettors away from Tallahassee. The Seminoles are 4-0 their last four Free NCAA Basketball Expert Betting Picks on the road, going over the betting odds total two times and staying under the betting odds total twice. Florida State Head Coach Leonard Hamilton has one of the best Basketball minds of anyone in the Conference. The Seminoles are young but will be a ready to play Wednesday. Betting Experts in Las Vegas and offshore has Florida State at 200/1 to win the 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament Basketball Championship.
The 2015 Clemson Tigers have dropped four of five both straight up and Against The Point Spread. Clemson lost to Notre Dame 81-67 in their finale on March 7th. The betting odds under the total are 0-4 the last four between the teams. Clemson averages 62.4 points per contest, last in the Conference. The Tiger’s defense ranks third in the ACC, allowing the opposition 61.7. Sophomore Forward Jaron Blossomgame is the team’s leading scorer with 13.1 points per game. The Clemson Tigers are 5-5 Against The Point Spread their last ten, going over the betting odds total five times and staying under the betting odds total five. Clemson split wins against Florida State this season; each getting a win at home. Clemson and Florida State match up well, and this is going to be a great start to a Wednesday ACC Tournament card. The Tigers must establish a presence on defense. Bovada has Clemson at 200/1 to win the 2015 ACC Tournament.