Tuesday, January 19, 2016
John Paul Jones Arena
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The Clemson Tigers travel to John Paul Jones Arena to play the Virginia Cavaliers on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. The opening line for this game has Virginia as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 12-6 and a road record of 1-3. They are 9-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-8. The Cavaliers have an overall record of 13-4 and a home record of 8-0. They have an over/under record of 7-8 and they are 7-8 against the spread.
Jaron Blossomgame comes into this contest averaging 16.1 points per game while playing 32.2 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 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Donte Grantham averages 10.4 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Clemson. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Malcolm Brogdon averages 16.6 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest this year for the Cavaliers. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Anthony Gill averages 14.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Clemson averages 69.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 221st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 158th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 107th in the country. They average 36.2 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per game which ranks them 176th and 101st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 10.6 per game. The Tigers allow 62.4 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 59th and 163rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 76th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 103rd place in the country. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 248th in the Division 1.
Virginia averages 73.2 points per game this year which ranks them 159th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 12 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 15th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 20th in the nation. They average 33.1 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per contest which ranks them 286th and 94th respectively. In the turnover department the Cavaliers rank 2nd with 9 per game. The Cavaliers allow 61.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 131st and 222nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 28.3 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 9.9 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the nation. The Cavaliers force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 216th in college basketball.
Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 9-5 against the spread
The Clemson Tigers are 6-8 against the over/under
Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 7-8 against the spread
The Virginia Cavaliers are 7-8 against the over/under
Clemson Tigers Injuries
11/14/15 C Legend Robertin Eligibility out indefinitely
Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Clemson
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