Friday, December 18, 2015
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The South Carolina Gamecocks travel to Littlejohn Coliseum to play the Clemson Tigers on Friday, December 18, 2015. The opening line for this game has Clemson as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 133.5.
The Gamecocks come into this game with an overall record of 9-0 and a road record of 0-0. They are 6-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-3. The Tigers have an overall record of 7-3 and a home record of 6-1. They have an over/under record of 2-4 and they are 3-3 against the spread.
Mindaugas Kacinas comes into this contest averaging 13.3 points per game while playing 28 minutes per night so far this season for the Gamecocks. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 63% while his free throw percentage is currently at 65%. Laimonas Chatkevicius averages 13 points per game in 23.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game for South Carolina. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Jaron Blossomgame averages 16.3 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Donte Grantham averages 10.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
South Carolina averages 83.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 33rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 72nd. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 39th in the country. They average 41.7 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game which ranks them 32nd and 80th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 157th with 12.8 per game. The Gamecocks allow 66.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 79th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 225th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.4 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 11.6 assists per contest which puts them in 78th place in the country. They force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the Division 1.
Clemson averages 71.3 points per game this year which ranks them 181st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 14.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 79th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 94th in the nation. They average 38.1 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per contest which ranks them 121st and 67th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 12th with 10 per game. The Tigers allow 56.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 128th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 41st and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 55th place in the nation. The Tigers force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 291st in college basketball.
South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 6-1 against the spread
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 4-3 against the over/under
Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 3-3 against the spread
The Clemson Tigers are 2-4 against the over/under
South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Clemson Tigers Injuries
11/14/15 C Legend Robertin Eligibility out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take South Carolina
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