Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Clemson Tigers travel to Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Clemson as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 13-8 and a road record of 1-5. They are 11-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-9. The Demon Deacons have an overall record of 10-11 and a home record of 5-5. They have an over/under record of 8-11 and they are 7-10 against the spread.
Jaron Blossomgame comes into this contest averaging 17 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 6.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Donte Grantham averages 10.1 points per game in 32.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game for Clemson. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Devin Thomas averages 16.5 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per contest this year for the Demon Deacons. He grabs 10 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage currently is at 59%. Bryant Crawford averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Clemson averages 69.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 237th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 187th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 131st in the country. They average 35.5 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game which ranks them 200th and 132nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 10.7 per game. The Tigers allow 63.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 87th and 211th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 77th and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 113th place in the country. They force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 243rd in the Division 1.
Wake Forest averages 74.4 points per game this year which ranks them 128th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -4.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 137th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 271st in the nation. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per contest which ranks them 73rd and 150th respectively. In the turnover department the Demon Deacons rank 320th with 14.7 per game. The Demon Deacons allow 79 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 302nd in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 221st and 131st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 166th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 167th place in the nation. The Demon Deacons force 10.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 325th in college basketball.
The Tigers average 67.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 66.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -1.7 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 107.8 and they assist on 58% 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 14.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.2%. The Tigers give up 74.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 68.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Demon Deacons score 76 ppg at home and they have averaged 65.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -12.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -3.5 points per game. The Demon Deacons have a rating on offense of 103.2 and 53.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Wake Forest turns it over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34%. The Demon Deacons give up 79.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 78 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 11-6 against the spread
The Clemson Tigers are 8-9 against the over/under
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 7-10 against the spread
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 8-11 against the over/under
Clemson Tigers Injuries
11/14/15 C Legend Robertin Eligibility out indefinitely
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
11/14/15 C Andre Washington Redshirt out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Clemson
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