Tuesday, January 5, 2016
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The Clemson Tigers travel to Carrier Dome to play the Syracuse Orange on Tuesday, January 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has Syracuse as 6.5 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 8-6 and a road record of 0-3. They are 5-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-6. The Orange have an overall record of 10-5 and a home record of 7-1. They have an over/under record of 7-7 and they are 6-8 against the spread.
Jaron Blossomgame comes into this contest averaging 15 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 6.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Avry Holmes averages 10.2 points per game in 29.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 2.4 rebounds per game for Clemson. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Michael Gbinije averages 17.7 points per game while playing 37.6 minutes per contest this year for the Orange. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 63%. Trevor Cooney averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Clemson averages 69.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 221st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 183rd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 124th in the country. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per game which ranks them 136th and 123rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 10.4 per game. The Tigers allow 61.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 75th and 162nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 65th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 81st place in the country. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 276th in the Division 1.
Syracuse averages 70.6 points per game this year which ranks them 197th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.9 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 234th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 138th in the nation. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per contest which ranks them 170th and 150th respectively. In the turnover department the Orange rank 72nd with 11.9 per game. The Orange allow 64.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 40th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 32nd and 35th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.9 rebounds a game which ranks 272nd and they give up 14.9 assists per contest which puts them in 270th place in the nation. The Orange force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 105th in college basketball.
Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 5-5 against the spread
The Clemson Tigers are 4-6 against the over/under
Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 6-8 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 7-7 against the over/under
Clemson Tigers Injuries
11/14/15 C Legend Robertin Eligibility out indefinitely
Syracuse Orange Injuries
01/04/16 G Franklin Howard Virus "?" Tuesday vs. Clemson
Guy's Pick: Take Clemson
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