Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Dean Smith Center
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The Clemson Tigers travel to Dean Smith Center to play the North Carolina Tar Heels on Wednesday, December 30, 2015. The opening line for this game has North Carolina as 16 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 146.
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The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 7-5 and a road record of 0-2. They are 3-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-6. The Tar Heels have an overall record of 11-2 and a home record of 7-0. They have an over/under record of 9-4 and they are 5-6 against the spread.
Jaron Blossomgame comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is currently at 71%. Donte Grantham averages 10.5 points per game in 30.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game for Clemson. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Brice Johnson averages 16.2 points per game while playing 25.5 minutes per contest this year for the Tar Heels. He grabs 9.7 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 66% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Marcus Paige averages 14.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.1 rebounds per contest and 4.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Clemson averages 68.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 241st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 165th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 131st in the country. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per game which ranks them 132nd and 101st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 21st with 10.3 per game. The Tigers allow 58.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 38th and 150th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 63rd and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 62nd place in the country. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 255th in the Division 1.
North Carolina averages 87.1 points per game this year which ranks them 6th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 17 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 16th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 147th in the nation. They average 41.4 rebounds per game and 19.5 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the Tar Heels rank 22nd with 10.4 per game. The Tar Heels allow 70.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 138th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 144th and 299th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.1 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 94th place in the nation. The Tar Heels force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 123rd in college basketball.
Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 3-5 against the spread
The Clemson Tigers are 2-6 against the over/under
North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 5-6 against the spread
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 9-4 against the over/under
Clemson Tigers Injuries
11/14/15 C Legend Robertin Eligibility out indefinitely
North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
12/15/15 F Kennedy Meeks Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Clemson
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