Saturday, February 20, 2016
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The Clemson Tigers travel to PNC Arena to play the North Carolina State Wolfpack on Saturday, February 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has North Carolina State as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
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The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 16-10 and a road record of 2-6. They are 13-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-13. The Wolfpack have an overall record of 13-13 and a home record of 9-6. They have an over/under record of 13-10 and they are 12-10 against the spread.
Jaron Blossomgame comes into this contest averaging 17.5 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Donte Grantham averages 10.5 points per game in 32.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Clemson. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Anthony Barber averages 23.7 points per game while playing 38.8 minutes per contest this year for the Wolfpack. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 4.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Maverick Rowan averages 12.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Clemson averages 69.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 245th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 199th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 166th in the country. They average 35.6 rebounds per game and 13 assists per game which ranks them 189th and 185th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 10.4 per game. The Tigers allow 63.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 71st and 160th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 79th and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 86th place in the country. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 273rd in the Division 1.
North Carolina State averages 75.3 points per game this year which ranks them 111th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 2.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 206th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 200th in the nation. They average 40.2 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per contest which ranks them 25th and 275th respectively. In the turnover department the Wolfpack rank 33rd with 11 per game. The Wolfpack allow 73.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 198th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 133rd and 316th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 144th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 183rd place in the nation. The Wolfpack force 10.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 327th in college basketball.
The Tigers average 67.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 71.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 6.3 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 108 and they assist on 54.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 63.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Clemson turns the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.2%. The Tigers give up 72 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 65 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Wolfpack score 78.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 77.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -5.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 3.4 points per game. The Wolfpack have a rating on offense of 109.3 and 44.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. North Carolina State turns it over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 36.9%. The Wolfpack give up 75.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 83 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 13-9 against the spread
The Clemson Tigers are 9-13 against the over/under
North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 12-10 against the spread
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 13-10 against the over/under
Clemson Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
North Carolina State Wolfpack Injuries
01/05/16 G Terry Henderson Ankle out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Clemson
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